Sho-Jo-Ji Japanese Dancers at Cleveland Asian Festival
Sho-Jo-Ji Japanese Dancers 2023 Cleveland Asian Festival May 21, 2023
The Sho-Jo-Ji Dancers are a Japanese dance group that had its first performance in 1956. They perform traditional dances from Japan in authentic kimonos. They performed at the 2023 Cleveland Asian Festival.
Isabel Lawrence, a reporter and anchor for WKYC TV, welcomed the crowd and introduced the Sho-Jo-Ji Japanese Dancers who began their performance with this Japanese folk dance.
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Beverly explained the dances.
This Japanese folk dance with fans showed reverence to the moon.
This Japanese folk dance with umbrellas is about a city in Japan.
The Sho-Jo-Ji Japanese Dancers have been performing since 1956 and now 3 generations are involved.
Every crossword puzzle enthusiast knows that the ancient name of Tokyo was Edo. This ancient dance is about a royal procession over a bridge to Edo which later became Tokyo.
After calling up audience members to learn a dance and join in they performed their final dance of the day called Sakura (Cherry Blossoms).