Kotohajime: The First Performance of the New Year
Hatsu Mato "First Target"
Sunday, 01.06.12, 1pm
The JACCC celebrates the Year of the Snake withHatsu-Mato (First Target), an artistic journey through Western and Eastern performing arts and traditions curated by the creative vision of Hirokazu Kosaka, Artistic Director of the JACCC.
Join the JACCC on this fascinating New Year Celebration featuring performances by the Kwan Gyu Lim Dance Company, The Professional Training Program students of The Colburn School’s The Trudl Zipper Dance Institute and Majikina Honryu(Okinawa dance) and Komuso (Shakuhachi flute), and Buddhist chanting.
The ritual shooting of the arrow – a purification ceremony – will be performed by IKKYU of the Los Angeles Kyudo Archery Group.