The 17th Annual Maui Matsuri is a chance for the community to honor, celebrate, and perpetuate Japanese culture through festivities happening throughout the weekend on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6 at the University of Hawaii Maui College (UHMC).
Maui Matsuri’s Variety Show event on Friday, May 5 from 7:00 p.m. at the Binhi At Ani community center will spotlight singers, dancers, musicians, magicians and other talent with some aspect of the Japanese and/or Okinawan culture weaved into its performance. The program will open with Maui Taiko and feature a performance by special guest Yasu Ishida, a graduate of the Chavez Studio of Magic and former resident magician at the Waikiki Aquarium. All participants will receive a gift, with awards presented to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, as well as to the “People’s Choice” Awardee.
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