Chikushi Kai

The Chikushi Kai Koto School, founded by Chikushi Katsuko in 1948, is based in Fukuoka, Japan.

Cupertino
Judo Club

Founded in 1964, we are co-sponsored by the City of Cupertino Parks and Recreation Department.

Genki Crew
Dance School

Genki Crew Dance School was started by Noriko Rovner in September 2016. Let's Dance Energetic!

Ikumi-Band

IkuMi Band is a 5-piece J-Pop band from San Jose, CA.


KT Band

Music Performance - jazz combo. We will perform a few original compositions.

Nishikawa Ryu

Located in San Francisco, we aim to share our love of Nihon Buyo with our community.

Northern California
Naginata Federation

We are a Japanese martial arts organization that aims to spread the art of Naginata.

Sakura Ren

Sakura Ren is a performing group that showcases Japanese traditional Awa Odori dance.


San Jose Buddhist
Judo Club

Established in 1947, the SJ Buddhist Judo Club is one of the oldest Judo clubs in the Bay Area.

San Jose
Chidori Band

Chidori Band is a big family of musicians preserving Japanese American traditions through music.

San Jose Jazz

Founded in 1986, we are a 501(c)(3) public benefit organization that celebrates jazz as a dynamic, evolving art form.

San Jose Taiko

San Jose Taiko, based in San Jose, California, is the preeminent taiko drumming company.


Shotokan Karate of America

We are a nonprofit organization teaching traditional karate-do in the United States since 1956.

Silicon Valley Judo

We are excited to demonstrate the wonderful Japanese martial sport of JUDO at the Nikkei Festival.

The Get Down

We have a short and sweet performance ready for you on our cozy little corner of Japantown.

The Sound Project

We were brought together by seasoned musicians, all originally from Japan and based in the South Bay.


Tomodachi's

We perform popular Japanese songs and more from the 80s to 2022!

Ukulele Jams

We are a school that teaches people how to play the ukulele. We have been around jtown for about 17 yrs.

UZUMARU Yosakoi

Uzumaru is a traditional Japanese dance Yosakoi) team from San Jose's Japantown.

Wesley Ukulele Band

For the purpose of fellowship through the fun and challenge of learning to play the ukulele.


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