Sonoma County Matsuri Festival Schedule

This page will soon be updated with information about the 2020 Matsuri festival.

Location

All events are held at Julliard Park unless marked with †.

Events

Saturday, May 18, 2019 Pre-festival Concert

 
An Evening of Music for the Shakuhachi
Grand Master Riley Koho Lee and Master Elliot Kanshin Kallen
7:00 pm
The Church of One Tree
492 Sonoma Ave, Santa Rosa CA 95401 Map
$15 Advance, $20 Door

Sunday, May 19, 2019 Matsuri! Japanese Arts Festival

11:00 am Taiko Opening “Hachijo Daiko” – Hitomi and Hideaki
11:15 am Welcome & Opening Remarks – MC Chris Smith, dignitaries
11:30 am Shinto Purification Ritual – Rev. Koichi Barrish
11:50 am Shinto Dance – TenTen Taiko
12:00 pm Mochi Pounding Demonstration
12:15 pm Aikido Demonstration – New School Aikido
12:45 pm Taiko Drumming – TenTen Taiko
1:00 pm Urasenke Tea Ceremony † – Mary Ann Soyo Goodman
1:15 pm Traditional Folk Music and Dance – Ensohza Minyoshu
1:50 pm Judo Demonstration – De Leon Judo Club
2:00 pm Mochi Pounding Demonstration
2:00 pm Shakuhachi †– Master Elliot Kanshin Kallen
2:30 pm Taiko Drumming – Bay Area Miyake
3:00 pm Traditional Folk Music and Dance – Sakura Ren
3:00 pm Urasenke Tea Ceremony † – Mary Ann Soyo Goodman
3:00 pm Kyogen Performance – Theatre of Yugen
4:15 pm Raffle Drawing
4:30 pm Taiko Drumming – Sonoma County Taiko
5:00 pm Closing Remarks and Thanks


†: To be held at Seishin Studio 360 S A St, Santa Rosa, CA 95401 Map