Introducing Music and Culture from the Amami Islands, Japan
by Marin Naruse
The Amami Islands (奄美群島, Amami-guntō) belong to Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan and is an archipelago off southwestern Kyushu, very close to Okinawa, formerly called the Ryukyu Kingdom. Shimauta is a genre of songs originating from the Amami Islands.
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Friday, September 29th, 2023 at 7:30pm
Volume 2: "Life Lessons and Love Songs"
Future Workshop Dates
Friday, October 27th, 2023 at 7:30pm
Volume 3: "Shimauta under the Satsuma R ules"
Thursday, December 28th, at 5:30pm
Volume 4: "Goodbye Songs"
$20 (2 drinks included)
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This project is supported by funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, Statewide Community Regrants Program (formerly the Decentralization program) with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature, and administered by Flushing Town Hall.