BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3054@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20110529T000000Z DTEND:20110529T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Acorn Theater in Three Oaks MI on Sunday May 29\n\nUmekichi\, o ne of Japan's renown shamisan (stringed instrument) artists\, will perform from her repertoire of traditional Japanese songs and ballads. Food and b everages extra.\n\nUmekichi\, adorned in&nbsp\;Kimono and Geisha attire\,& nbsp\;will be accompanied by a flute and&nbsp\;drum player.&nbsp\;Her perf ormance also includes dance from the traditional style. This special progr am will also feature some brief commentary/update concerning the earthquak e and tsunami and the recovery efforts thereof. As an added attraction\, w e will begin with a reception which offers and variety of Japanese food an d drink\, including sake\,&nbsp\;special cocktails&nbsp\;and craft beer.\n \n<strong><span style="font-weight: normal\;">"UMEKICHI" is the best Japan ese shamiasen&nbsp\;player for to express of Edo-Art' in Japan.</strong>\n \nUmekichi was selected the best performer of Edo-Art by Dr. Cepp Linhart who is regarded as one of the greatest Japanese cultural authorities in Eu rope.\n\nShe comes to&nbsp\;U.S.A for this charity concert and all benefit for&nbsp\;Japanese Earthquake via Japanese Red Cross.\n\nShe plays&nbsp\; a shamisen &amp\; sings a&nbsp\;old Japanese song&nbsp\;&amp\; dancing of Japanese traditional dance in kimono\n\n<strong>All proceeds will go direc tly to the Japanese earthquake/tsunami relief via the Japanese Red Cross.< /strong>\n<strong>269-756-3879</strong>\n<strong>&nbsp\;</strong> SUMMARY:UMEKICHI Charity Concert for Japanese Earthquake URL:/en/events/2011/05/29/umekichi-charity-concert-for-japanese-earthquake/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR