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Gagaku group performs at Hawaii Betsuin


  Hawaii- The Asia-Africa Court Music Society of Kashihara city in Nara prefecture presented a performance of traditional Japanese court music known as Gagaku along with its accompanying Bugaku dancing and an exhibit of the Junihitoe which is a 12-layered kimono customarily worn by the court-ladies in Japan at the Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin earlier this March.  The event was held in conjunction with Hawaii Kyodan’s 120th anniversary which will be observed in September.

(Hongwanji Journal, May 10, 2009)