I’ve always been fascinated by the wonderful culture of Japan, and when its possible to support its events and talented artists I make sure to be on point here on “The Chronicles” and of course over on PiercingMetal.com when that site is appropriate for the happening. Earlier today I received some press about an experience that sure does sound like a proper good time. Read on down below.
The Press Release:
It was announced today that Japan 2019 presents Japan Night, a one-night only special concert event on May 12 in New York City featuring four of the most successful Japanese artists in two concerts (MISIA, Puffy AmiYumi, HYDE and WagakkiBand) will highlight a special collaboration between WagakkiBand, who combine Japanese traditional instruments in their modern rock ensemble, and Sisyu, who is known for incorporating Japanese calligraphy into other art forms. This calligraphy often symbolizes the Japanese soul of “Zen,” and has been known to challenge conventions and push boundaries.
WagakkiBand just performed live at Izumo Taisha, one of the most sacred shrines in Japan, and Sisyu’s work was recently featured in the popular Japanese televison series, “Ryoma-den” (based on the life of the famous samurai, Ryoma Sakamoto, who led the revolution to open Japan to the modern world).
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