OAA Okinawa Cultural Festival – Instagram Contest

**NEW** INSTAGRAM CONTEST – WIN $50 CASH! All our volunteers worked very hard to create the maasan (delicious) food at the bazaar. Show them some love and share your favorites on Instagram! Follow @oaamensore on Instagram During the festival on Sunday, September 25,2016, post a food selfie (a photo of yourself and a tasty Okinawan dish)Continue reading “OAA Okinawa Cultural Festival – Instagram Contest”

OAA Okinawa Cultural Festival – Activities and Shopping

ACTIVITIES AND SHOPPING Raffle – $300 grand prize! raffle-ticket-form (PDF) Children’s games, arts & crafts, puppet making Merchandise from Okinawa T-Shirts, Tote Bags, Mugs – original designs Fresh Plants and produce Rummage sale Bake Sale OAA Okinawa Cultural Festival Sunday, September 25th 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Okinawa Association of America Center 16500 South WesternContinue reading “OAA Okinawa Cultural Festival – Activities and Shopping”

OAA Okinawa Cultural Festival – Entertainment

ENTERTAINMENT Listed alphabetically, not by performance time Darrel Neal & Yukiko Oshiro Karaoke El Marino Language School Eisa – traditional folk dance with drums Halau Hula Moani’a’ala Anuhea Hula OAA Geinobu Koto – Horizontal stringed instrument Afuso Ryu Kenkyuu Choichi Kai Los Angeles (Sanshin) Yuna & Tida (Sanshin) OAA Geinobu (Okinawan traditional dancing) Kanna IwasakiContinue reading “OAA Okinawa Cultural Festival – Entertainment”

OAA Okinawa Cultural Festival – Food

FOOD Andagi – Okinawan donuts Ashitibichi* – Pig’s feet soup Beniimo Ice Cream* – Okinawa purple sweet potato Fu Chanpuru* – Okinawan stir fry with egg flatbread Nantu – Okinawan mochi Okinawa Manju – Sweet mochi cake Okinawan Soba – similar to Udon/Ramen Rafute Donburi* – Slow cooked pork belly Snow Cones Spam Musubi TeriyakiContinue reading “OAA Okinawa Cultural Festival – Food”

Okinawa Cultural Festival (Formerly OAA Bazaar)

On Sunday, September 25th from 11AM-4PM, the Okinawa Association of America is hosting its annual Okinawa Cultural Festival (previously known as Bazaar) to raise money and celebrate the rich and unique culture of our community. As always, there will be plenty of food and entertainment, showcasing both traditional and modern elements of Okinawan culture! TheContinue reading “Okinawa Cultural Festival (Formerly OAA Bazaar)”