Tucsonans to perform virtually at Arizona Matsuri 2021

Arizona Matsuri in Phoenix Feb. 27 and 28, 2021 (virtual)

Odaiko Sonora taiko drummers, Suzuyuki-Kai dancers and Arizona Kyudo Kai archers, all from Tucson, will be performing again at the Arizona Matsuri, but for the first time on the virtual stages. Other demonstrations in calligraphy, takoyaki balls cooking, and ceramics will be shown this year virtually as well.

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Virtual live stream will be Sat. Feb. 27, 10 to 7 p.m. and Sun. Feb. 28, 10 to 5 p.m.

Online schedule for both days: https://www.azmatsuri.org/program-schedule-2021. Listed below are Tucson performers and their schedules for the 2 days:

Saturday Feb. 27:

10 to 11 a.m. Suzuyuki-Kai dancers

2 to 3 p.m. Az Kyudo Kai from University of Arizona (archery)

4 to 5:30 pm Suzuyuki-Kai dancers

5:30 to 6 pm Odaiko Sonora taiko drummers;

Akiko Victorson, calligraphy demo

Sunday Feb. 28

11 to 12 p.m. Suzuyuki-Kai dancers

12 to 1 p.m. Takoyaki Balls food truck/booth video;

Odaiko Sonora concert performed previously at Green Valley

4 to 5 p.m. Odaiko Sonora;

Hiro Tashima demo (ceramics instructor & Dept. head at Pima Community College West) – photo below

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