BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.2213@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20100115T000000Z DTEND:20100115T000000Z DESCRIPTION:"Hogaku: New Sounds of Japan 2010" is a trio of performances fe aturing the best of traditional Japanese music. Each showcase performance features a different instrument\, performed by Japan's top young talent in Japanese traditional performing arts.\n\nPre-concert lecture on Japanese music will be held before the performance\, starting at 7pm.\n\n<strong>Th e event is free and open to the public.</strong>\n<strong></strong>\n<stro ng>PERFORMERS:</strong>\n<strong>Tsugukaji</strong> will perform on the ko to. They are known for their rare blend of vocals with koto music and thei r collaboration with various composers to produce contemporary works.\n\n< strong>Oyama x Nitta</strong>&nbsp\;will perform on the tsugaru-shamisen. With both classic and original repertories\, they are leading figures in t he tsugaru-shamisen scene.\n\nDrum soloists <strong>Hide &amp\; Miho</stro ng>&nbsp\;will reunite once again for this performance. Playing a variety of percussion instruments\, the duo explores the possibilities of folklori c performing arts.\n\nFor more information\, contact the Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta at 404.365.9240 or info@cgjapanatlanta.org.\n\n<em>Pr esented by the Japan Foundation\, the University of Georgia Center for Asi an Studies\, and the Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta.</em> SUMMARY:Hogaku: New Sounds of Japan 2010 URL:/en/events/2010/01/15/hogaku-new-sounds-of-japan-2010/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR