The 85th anniversary of Kin Ryosho Sensei’s teaching of the art of Kumiwudui, also known as Kumi Odori, in Hawai‘i — and the 41st anniversary of his teaching dance and Kumiwudui at the University of Hawai‘i will be commemorated with the presentation of a lecture demonstration by two of Kin-Sensei’s former students. The program is themed “Transmission of a Legacy — In the Footsteps of Ryosho Kin.”
Performing artists Hanashiro Seikichi (aka James S. Hanashiro), Nakandakari Tetsuya and Yamada Kazuko from Okinawa will present a Kumiwudui Okinawa classical dance drama lecture-demonstration on Thursday, June 8, at 7:30 p.m. The presentation will be held in Orvis Auditorium at the UH-Mänoa Music Department. Admission is free.