Japanese Fashion Show by Catharine Braniff
Welcome to a J-Fashion Extravaganza featuring a rich bouquet of different Harajuku and J-Fashions! Come see all the different styles and be inspired by all the Kawaii and Kowaii, Lolita Fashion, Visual-Kei, Kimono/Yukata style, Pastel Fashion, Gyaru and much more are represented on the runway.
Samurai/Geisha ILLUSION by Japone
Japone is a performers troupe consisting of internationally renowned Japanese artists Utako Arakawa (soprano/Vocals), Ayumi Matsuda (Recorder), Noriko Amano (Keyboard), Makiko Goto ( Koto:*She plays only at AbunaiCon), Kazuma Glen Motomura (Dance), Shinnosuke Fujiwara (Dance) and Hiromi Haneda (Screen image art).
They created the show “Samurai/Geisha ILLUSION” especially for Abunai! This spectacular performance will fuse classic and contemporary music, modern and Japanese traditional dance, Japanese sword combat, theater acting and screen image animation.
Taiko Drum Show by Japan Center
What is better than a drum kit? Taiko drums of course! Japan Center is ready to give a lovely and energetic performance with these gigantic drums. Prepare to be blown away!
Yosakoi Dance Show by Raiden Yosakoi
The Yosakoi dance group Raiden Yosakoi, established in 2011 at Leiden University, will perform at Abunai! this year. Yosakoi is a Japanese dance style established in Kōchi in 1954. Within this genre traditional dance is combined with modern dance moves, ranging from elegant gentle motions to energetic and powerful moves.