Niji & Hana
Japanese Choral Group

This year’s Niji will perform well known songs selected from the last 25 years of the festival. Some of these songs will feature Japanese instruments, such as the Koto, the Shamisen, and the Jabisen.

Japanese Language School Children's Group

The children’s chorus group “Hana,” which means flower in Japanese, is from the St. Louis Japanese Language School. The songs they perform have a sound that is both beautiful and nostalgic.

The students, who range in age from 4 to 10 years old, wear casual summer kimonos and will be singing and dancing. While viewing the performance, you will soon realize that you do not need to understand Japanese in order to enjoy their performance.

Saturday, 1:30 p.m.
Shoenberg Theater