Kana Uemura, a Japanese singer songwriter who is best known for her song トイレの神様 (The Goddess of the Bathroom) will be performing at GFES during a school-wide assembly on April 19th. She will be performing some popular Japanese songs, some of her original songs, and some American songs.
To learn more about Kana Uemura, check out her website.
On November 15, 2017 GFES JIP kids helped feed needy students around the world by participating in the World Food Day Campaign 2017: Change the World with Onirigi.
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For more information about #OnigiriAction, click HERE
3rd and 5th Grade JIP students had a wonderful time learning some Kyogen techniques (how to laugh and cry) and were treated to a short Kyogen performance.
In cooperation with the Japan Foundation of New York, the JCC is bringing a Kyogen Workshop by the Shigeyama family to GFES on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017. Kyogen (wild speech or mad words) is a 500-year old form of traditional Japanese comic theater that was developed alongside Noh. The Shigeyama family is one of two leading Kyogen families in Japan.
3rd and 5th grade JIP students will participate in this hour-long workshop, that will led by actor, Shigeyama Ippe.