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Sunday, August 19, 2012

Umi No Ie Performance

Photos are taken by Susan Hamaker on Aug. 15: my performance at Umi No Ie restaurant.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Mid August Greetings

Finally, I am resting and enjoying the summer.

My classes on Saturday will be open on Aug. 25, Sept. 1, 8, 15,
please feel free to contact me for booking.


Please enjoy the rest of the summer!


Here is a photo from an Awamori festival (Aug.15th at Umino Ie). 

Monday, August 13, 2012

One On One

I had a private student joined my Saturday's class. 
Here are the photos from my class on Aug. 11.

In the music class (3:30 - 4:45 pm),
 you can learn history of Ryukyu, background of Okinawan music and dance, language,
singing and Sanshin play, etc., 
While you are singing I play Sanshin in the music class. 

In the dance class (5:00-6:15 pm),
you can learn both court (classical) and zo (popular) dances.

Aug. 25, Sept. 1, 8, 15

Please contact me ( for booking the classes!

See you in our next class!

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Junko's New Video Clip

Hi, I have listed a new video clip on YOUTUBE today, which you may visit

On that clip, I perform the following songs:

Kunjan Jintoyo, Shin Densa Bushi, Paradise Uruma Jima and Shima No Hito.


Thursday, August 2, 2012

Summer in California

Hi, Happy August. 
Today, I would like to show some photos which I've received from our dancing member lives in California. 

I wish I can grow orange tree in my yard and am missing eating Okinawan Goya too, and 
really envy living in CA when I look at these photos. 


Here are the photos:

These  are "Okinawan Goya" vegetable.