Center for Okinawa Studies LectureMarch 7, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Moore Hall 319 (Tokioka Room)
â€œKumiudui: World Intangible Cultural Assetâ€
Created by Tamagusuku Chokun in 1719 and performed for envoys from China, Kumiudui is a classical theatrical art of Okinawa.
Performed for envoys from China, Kumiudui has been designated a world intangible asset. Professor Manabu Oshiro, University of Ryukyus, will discuss the history, features and importance of this art.
A DVD introducing Kumiudui will be shown. This talk will be in Japanese and be translated into English.
Center for Okinawan Studies, Mānoa Campus