Japanese classical dance update / Wakana no Kai “Dance in Summer” June 19, 1:30 pm

Wakana no Kai Graduation program 2010

Mme. Wakana Hanayagi, center, and her students (Cultural News Photo)

Japanese classical dance master Mme. Wakana Hanayagi presents the graduation stage show of the Los Angeles City-sponsored artist-in-residence Japanese classical dance workshop on Sunday, June 19, at 1:30 pm at Maryknoll Catholic Center, 222 South Hewitt Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Open to the public. Admission is free.

Mme. Wakana’s artist-in-residence Japanese classical dance workshop has been sponsored by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs for 11 years. The workshop is taught by Mme. Wakana once a week for one year. At the end of the year-long program, a graduation stage performance is presented for the public.

Nearly 300 people participated in this program for past years.

In addition to the graduation stage show, members of “Hanayagi Wakana no Kai” will perform dance programs under the theme of “Dance in Summer.”

For the detail of the program, email wakanakaisummerdance2011@gmail.com