Japan America Society of Vermont

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JASV host Matsuri '22 at Tuttle Middle School in South Burlington on Sunday, September 18, 2022 from 11:00am to 5:00pm

Matsuri '22 Poster

Stage Events

Masters of Ceremonies:
Zoe Nugent (JASV Board Member)
Amelia Byors (Essex High School)

11:00 Opening with the National Anthems of Japan and The USA
University of Vermont, Tuba (Dr. Yutaka Kono – Director of the UVM Orchestra),
Trumpets (Matt Van Wagner & Larry Solt – A Former JASV President),
Horn (Susan O' Daniel), Trombone (Michael Berglund)
11:10 Opening Remarks
           Holly Rees, Director, Recreation and Parks, So. Burlington City
Joji Miyamori, Consulate General of Japan in Boston
           Toshiharu Saitoh, President of Japan-America Society of Vermont
11:25 Kamishibai (Peach Boy)
Mike Brown (JASV Board Member)
11:50 Sanshin (Okinawa Shamisen)
Taro Ditch (St. Albans High School)
12:15 Vermont Brass Ensemble
University of Vermont, Tuba (Dr. Yutaka Kono – Director of the UVM Orchestra),
Trumpets (Matt Van Wagner & Larry Solt – A Former JASV President),
Horn (Susan O' Daniel), Trombone (Michael Berglund)
1. Fanfare from La Péri, by Paul Dukas 
2. Hanagasa Ondo
3. Sakura 
4. Fuyu no Yoru
5. Ashitaka and San Theme, from Princess Mononoke
12:45 Ikebana History
           Toshiharu Saitoh (President of JASV)
                    - Rikka - Nageire - Shoka/Seika - Moribana
1:10 Aikido/Iaido Demonstration
           Aikido of Champlain Valley (Ben Pincus, et al)
1:45 Tea Ceremony (Ura Senke Style)
           Zoe Nugent (JASV Board Member)
2:10 Koto Music
           Andie Brown (University of Vermont)
1. Hana Ikada 
2. Kazoe Uta Hensoukyoku
3. Sandan No Shirabe 
4. Hana Saffron
2:40 JASV Commendation Delivery
Nine People awarded
Directed by Toshiharu Saitoh (President of JASV)
3:10 Zen Archery Performance
           Vermont Kyudo (Laurajean Stewart, et al)
3:40 History of Japanese Pottery
           Toshiharu Saitoh (President of JASV)
4
:05 Bon Odori - Japanese Folk Dance
           Directed by Yukari Dougherty (Essex High School Teacher)
           Vermont-Tottori Youth Exchange Committee (Essex High School)
4:35 Closing Speech
          Matthew Carter (Vise President of JASV)
4:45 Closing with Trumpet
          Larry Solt (Former President of JASV)

Auditorium

Auditorium

Booth Participants

Booth Participants


Resources:

Vermont Sister State Tottori News: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4s2CQTRLzw
Consulate-General of Japan in Boston website
in English language at http://www.boston.us.emb-japan.go.jp/
or Japanese language at http://www.boston.us.emb-japan.go.jp/ja/   
Telephone: 617-973-9772.
 

If you know of any Japan-related events in Vermont, please send them to JASV at info@jasv.org.