the living art of storytelling in Massachusetts
It is an honor to be invited to share this storytelling and folk harp adaptation of the ancient Japanese Shinto story: Sacred Cherry Tree as part of Japan's Spring Festival a Centennial celebration honoring the gift of cherry trees to the United States by the Japanese government 100 years ago. Apart from the performance series with many Japanese groups sharing traditional performance arts singing, dancing and more, this event has over 80 booths featuring Japanese food, arts and crafts. Diane accompanied by Margot Chamberlain on folk harp and song will be on the festival stage at noon. Don't miss it!
SACRED CHERRY TREE is the Shinto story of a young girl who prays for love at the shrine of Musubi-no-Kami the god of love. It will be fully enacted by Oracle award winner Diane Edgecomb and accompanied by ancient Japanese melodies and songs sung and played by Margot Chamberlain on folk harp.
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
In Boston's Copley Square Park
HARU-MATSURI FESTIVAL WEBSITE