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Suiren ~Awa-Dance in Koenji~

Japanese Traditional Dance, music and dancers

event

4 Apr

Flower Festival in Itabashi

We joined a flower festival in Itabashi ward, Tokyo.

Sui-ren had a performance with Nakadai-Ren(team). Six band members joined the band. Also our new young member performed with Nakadai dancers. Nakadai-Kids dancers were really great! It was the first time for them to perform with a music band, but they made it!

The pollen levels were really high because of the good weather, some team members had a hard time with their runny nose!

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3 Feb

Setsubun: getting of a demon

Today is Setsubun,which is a holiday for the change of seasons. On our calendar, today is considered to be the last day of winter and the beginning of spring. But it seems we still have cold days ahead! At Setsubun we do a ritual of bean throwing. We throw soybeans to in the streets or at demon to represent getting rid of bad luck.

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Suiren had the first performance of the new year! We visited a nursery school to join the Setsubun party. A man dancer played the role of a demon. Kids were so excited and threw balls at him! Some little kids are scared of the demon, though. We hope that we were able to get rid of the demon and bring good luck to the school.

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profile
Name : Sui-ren
Since : 1996
Number of members : 40
Representative : Shinichi Komagata
Founder : Takahiro Kasuya
Activity plan
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For bookings of cast requests and tours, please contact me.


practice-----

3/25
1:00pm to 4:00pm
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3/28
7:00pm to 10:00pm
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4/1
4:00pm to 7:00pm
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5/5
1:00pm to 4:00pm
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5/14
7:00pm to 10:00pm
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5/28
7:00pm to 10:00pm
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In addition, the entire group is divided into there major clusters, the men's group, the women's group, and the musical band, in which each practices separately at their most convenient time.

If you wish to see us practice, and have a glimpse on how we prepare the dance, you can contact us.
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Or better yet, you can join and be part of our dynamic and fun group. You are very much welcome to join, so don't hesitate!

For bookings of cast requests and tours, please contact me.
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  • Flower Festival in Itabashi
  • Flower Festival in Itabashi
  • What's Special about Suiren?
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  • Sui-ren’s Costume
  • Sui-ren’s Costume
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