This is the biggest Japanese cultural festival in the State of Arizona, all free for 2 days in downtown Phoenix. Event schedule is published at www.azmatsuri.org, with four stages of entertainment this year. Odaiko Sonora taiko drummers and Suzuyuki Kai traditional dancers (both from Tucson) will be performing as usual.
Odaiko Sonora taiko drummers’ performance: Sat.2/25 at 10:45 am on ASU Stage at ASU Center Court.
Mari Kaneta’s Suzuyuki Kai traditional dance troupe performing Sat. 2/25, 2:30 pm at Plaza Stage (6th St. x Adams), also on Sun. 2/26, 1:30 p.m. same stage.