Katari Japanese Storytellers 「春・夏・秋・冬 Stories of Love and Four Seasons」

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March 29th, 2014 @ 3:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Founders Exhibit

Saturday, March 29, 3 – 5 pm

Jack Howard
A Boy in the Moon
An Ainu folktale shows a different image and story in the Moon.

Nathalie Vachon
Ketut and the Thousand Herons
A Bali Island folktale tells how “sunshine” was created.

Yusuke Tanaka
Ishikari Elegy song and story
A popular song of  lament  singing “Where have all the Herrings gone?”

Koko Kikuchi
The Nighthawk Star
A Kenji Miyazawa story about an ugly-looking bird who becomes a star in the night sky.

Intermission

Sharon Isac
Morning of Final Farewell
The most beautiful and sorrowful poem by Kenji Miyazawa

Gladiolus Choir Chorus

  • Sakura Sakura : the most well-known song about cherry-blossoms
  • Hana : Okinawan song of love for all flowers
  • Hanamizuki: A very popular contemporary song about the dogwood flower

Noriko Yamamoto
Mirror in Mirror
An original mime performance depicts a memory of summer reflected in the mirror


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Starts:
March 29th, 2014 @ 3:00 am
Ends:
March 29th, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
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Organizer

Toronto Storytelling Festival

Venue

The Japan Foundation, Toronto (prior location)
131 Bloor St. West, Suite 213
Toronto, ON M5S 1R1 Canada
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