Asian Cultural Week 2014
October 27 to November 1, 2014
Asian Cultural Celebration Keynote Performer: Onoe Ryu Dance Enterprises
Sunday, October 26 | 4 p.m. | Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall
Established in 1996 and hailed as a leader in the effort to preserve Japanese Culture, Onoe Ryu Dance Enterprises aims to bring “Japan to the audience…and the audience to Japan.” Onoe, a style of Japanese classical dance, melds sophisticated turns and colorful silk with diverse modern-world artistic genres and inspiring choreography to represent Japanese history and traditions. Directed by Shihan Oneo Kikuyuki, the dancers’ powerful imagery and graceful movements are meant to evoke the truths and emotions all cultures share. Kikyuki holds the natori certification to perform and the shihan certification to teach, granted by Tokyo’s most distinguished Onoe school of Japanese dance.
Taste of Asia
Saturday, November 1 | 6 p.m. | Anderson Center
For cost, please contact the James Farmer Multicultural Center. Co-sponsored by the Asian Student Association.
Taste of Asia is an annual celebration of Asian culture. This event educates the community about different aspects of Asian cultures and lifestyles through a fashion show, dance performances, and a variety of ethnic foods.