Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix sponsors “WAY OF WA – Harmony in the Garden” on Saturday, May 10, at 5:30 pm. Door will open at 5:00 pm.
Experience the diverse art forms from different cultural heritages. Phoenix-based taiko drummer Ken Koshio will bring seven artists and his taiko group to the Japanese garden.
WA means harmony, peace, balance and circle in Japanese.
This event is produced by K2 Enterprise.
Tickets are $15 for adults $15, $10 for the garden members, $5 for students with ID, free for children under 12. (Garden entrance fee is included)
Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix is located at 1125 North Third Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003. (602) 256-3204 www.japanesefriendshipgarden.org
Ken Koshio – Japanese folk musician & Taiko drummer
with Jakara (John Paul Mendes and Stevie Hagel)
and WAdaiko Koshio Gumi – Taiko troup
Zarco Guerrero – Sculptor, maskmaker and performance artist and Desert Dragons – Masked dancers
Ryon Polequaptewa – Hopi Artist, Singer, Flutist and Drummer and Thunder boy – Native American Pow wow drummers
Yolanda Tosie – Native Dine fancy dancer
Lai Ma – Pipa Chinese strings instrument player
Dashmesh – Didgeridoo player
Heidi Gadd -Violinist
Jenn Burdenblossom – Belly dancer