The Japan Foundation, New York

Minyo Blooms in Washington D.C // MINYO CRUSADERS Special Performance

Join us at the National Harbor on (Sat) 3/19 4:00 – 5:00 pm (ET) for a special performance featuring MINYO CRUSADERS.

MINYO CRUSADERS is a 10-piece band known for their unique fusion of Japanese traditional folk songs called minyo, with various rhythms and beats inspired from Caribbean, Latin, and African music.

The concert will feature performances by MINYO CRUSADERS, along with explanations of minyo, and Japanese folk dancing. Attendees are welcome to join MINYO CRUSADERS for a special dance at the end of the concert once the choreography has been taught.

This performance is organized by The Japan Foundation New York in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan in the United States of America with The National Harbor.


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