Los Angeles Lecture about Japan
Terasaki Nibei Foundation Lecture Series
Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 6:00pm
Chindon-ya performance by Benten-ya from Nagoya
Chindon-ya is a Japanese term for small music bands wearing advertisement signs and marching through streets. Today Chindon-ya is rare in Japan.
Benten-ya is a Nagoya-based professional Chindon-ya band which gains national recognition. Benten-ya appeared at Japan Expo in Paris, 2016; Hyper Japan in London, 2015; and Expo Milano 2015.
On Oct. 22, two members of Benten-ya, Susie playing saxophone and drum and Suzuko on clarinet, will perform at the Terasaki Nibei Foundation.
The Tersaki Nibei Foundation is located at 11570 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064. www.nibei.org