Program and Event Map

Haru in the Garden 2018

A festival welcoming spring

Featured Performing Artists and Schedule 

6:00 - 6:40 p.m.

Welcome Taiko Music @ Front Gate

by Fushicho Daiko Dojo

http://fushichodaiko.com/

6:10 - 6:55 p.m. / 7:35 - 8:05 p.m.

Japanese Folk Music - Acoustic Guitar

@ Sapporo Beer Garden & Food Seating Area

by Ken Koshio

www.kenkoshio.com

6:15 - 6:55 p.m. / 7:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Chinese String Instruments (Pipa & Erhu)

@Pavilion

by Lai Ma & Lily Wang

6:50 - 7:30 p.m.

Flamenco Fusion live Spanish Guitar & Japanese drums

@Stage

by Yumi La Rosa

www.yumilarosa.com

6:15 - 6:55 p.m. / 7:30 - 8:45 p.m.

Shakuhachi (Japanese Bamboo Flute)

@ Tea Garden

by Yujin Sokushin

8:00 - 8:45 p.m.

Special Guests from Japan, performing Jazz

by Ayako Shirasaki, pianist

www.ayakoshirasaki.com/bio's

by Noriko Ueda, bassist

www.norikoueda.com/html/about.php

by Lewis Nash, drummer

www.drummerworld.com/drummers/Lewis_Nash.html

9:00 - 9:35 p.m.

Fushicho Daiko Dojo Taiko Grand Finale

@Grassland in front of stage

by Fushicho Daiko Dojo

http://fushichodaiko.com/

Food Vendors 

Yatai Ramen

www.yelp.com/biz/yatai-ramen-az-food-truck-phoenix

www.facebook.com/Yatai-Ramen-AZ-Food-Truck-272953822863168/

Vendor 1: Yatai Ramen - Japanese

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Yatai-Ramen-AZ-Food- Truck/272953822863168?ref=br_tf&_rdr

  • Ramen

  • Japanese Curry

  • Teriyaki Chicken

  • Gyoza

 

Vendor 2: Ohya Asian Kitchen – Korean BBQ/Asian Fusion

www.goohya.com/

  • Cup Bob ( Rice Bowls with choice of meat )

  • “Bulgogi” Beef

  • “Doeji Bulgog” Pork

  • “Dallk Bulgog” Chicken

     

Vendor 3: The Lemongrass Shack – Cambodian Street Food

www.thelemongrassshack.com/

  • Lemongrass Chicken

  • Salt & Pepper “Lok Lak” Beef

  • Chicken Yakisoba Noodles with Coconut Curry

  • Shrimp Coconut Curry 

Event Map

Featured Display Artists 

Ikebana Art Display

Carol Brecker

http://breckerarts.com

 

Flower pottery

Ping Wei

www.ikebanaartstudio.com

Pottery

Stephen Bunyard

http://stephenbunyardartist.com/index.html

Spiritual Calligraphy

Yuko Halada

http://yukolove.com

Visual Arts, Painting and Printing

Banding Hendrix

www.facebook.com/banding.hendrix

Photography Art

Larry Brecker

http://breckerarts.com

Chirimen & Jizo Art Display at Tea House

Kisa Mizu

Presented by Yukiyo Le

 

Jizo Display

Yukiyo Le

Sponsors
City of Phoenix, Art + Culture
 
Sapporo Beer
http://www.nkkswitches.com
Hiro Sake
http://hirosake.com
Hiro Tokyo Mule and Watermelon Saketini

Airegin : Ayako Shirasaki (白崎彩子)piano trio Live at Kitano Jazz

Yumi La Rosa
She was later invited to Mexico, India, and Singapore to teach Flamenco workshops and to perform. Currently, she is performing at Tapas Papa Frita Spanish restaurant in Scottsdale as the featured dancer. She also organizes an annual theater production, "Amor al Baile" (Love of Dance) to give the public an appreciation of other cultures in general and of the richness of Spanish culture in particular. Yumi La Rosa has been a flamenco instructor for all ages throughout the valley;
Fushicho Daiko Dojo
Fushicho Daiko Dojo welcomes you to their official website! Founded in 1992, the dojo is Arizona's longest running public taiko dojo. Fushicho Daiko strives to present and share the joy, energy, and teamwork of Japanese Taiko Drumming in the hopes of inspiring youth and adults to attain their full potential. Taiko is a style of ancient, dynamic, ensemble drumming across a variety of instruments that originated in the 6th century CE.
Lai Ma
Lai Ma - Pipa (Pear Shaped Lute, Chinese guitar) player - The Pipa arrived in China in the 4th century AD from Central Asia and its history dates back more than 2000 years. Lai Ma was born in Shenyang, China. She started learning pipa with her father at age 5, and later, piano and composition. After graduating from the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, Lai Ma became the performer, pianist, arranger, and composer for The Premier Song and Dance Troupe of Beijing. In 1992 she won "Hei Long
Lily Wang
Erhu player
Ken Koshio
Ken Koshio Biography: www.kenkoshio.com
Producer, Japanese folk artist, Taiko player, and Peace activist

Ken Koshio is a world-class Japanese Taiko (a traditional style of percussion in Japan)] drummer which combines rhythmic beats, movement, and spirit. Koshio pushes the boundaries of his style of soul beat music through various collaborations, creating a totally authentic and unique style of music. It is truly an amazing and powerful production and the most exciting performance to reach deep
Yūjin Soku-Shin
Yujin has been given a stage name Soku Shin by his teacher, in the tradition of the “Taizan Ha” lineage. While emphasizing the solo Zen music, Yujin is enjoying collaboration with other musicians in ethnic fusion and relaxation genres.

Yujin is a founder of “Ancient Sounds of Peace” non-profit project dedicated to promoting peace and harmony through the power of music and sounds. — with Yu-Jin Sukh.
Carol Brecker
Carol Brecker Ikebana Art Studio transforms the south lawn and mountainside areas of the garden into an ethereal pink fantasyland. Stroll through traditional and contemporary flowering vignettes of spring. Lovers and families gather in Japan to delight in the annual beauty of the enchanting cherry trees in bloom. You can experience the ecstasy of emerging spring right here in Phoenix as you stroll through the whimsical sculptures of bamboo and flowering branches.

Carol Brecker, BrecerArts.com,
Stephen Bunyard
He was born to be creative. Influenced by parents who were very creative in their own fields, being blessed with a very active imagination, having a curious nature and a love of drawing resulted in a tremendous creative output as a musician, cartoonist, and artist in his young life.

Fast forward a few years and Stephen graduated from Texas Tech University's School of Architecture and moved to Phoenix Arizona to pursue his career as an Architect.
Ping Wei
Yuko Halada
Yuko Halada is a founder of Spiritual Shodo, an ancient Japanese art form known as calligraphy, that is designed to awaken the Divine aspects and qualities inside of us that has been dormant for many years. Her artwork emits Divine energy that can promote and activate the divine qualities within. She is also a highly experienced and accomplished energy healer who specializes in repairing DNA.
Banding Hendrix
Kisa Mizu
What is Chirimen zaiku?
Chirimen zaiku is Japanese traditional handcraft started by Japanese women 300 years ago at the end of the Edo period. Chirimen is a soft, thin, light silk fabric with a crinkled surface which was widely used as a fine material for kimono which Japanese women commonly sewed for themselves.
They naturally started making use of the waste pieces by making little flower, birds, animals, dolls and toys. These adorable palm-sized art prices became the beginning of current Japa
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Ping Wei

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