Oct 11~18: Gagaku Concert Tour at U.S. East Coast Universities
May 19: Performance at Japan Festival in Boston
On May 19, the 2013 Japan Festival in Boston was held at Boston City Hall Plaza where over ten thousand people participated the event.
Kitanodai Gagaku Ensemble performed Saho bugaku Ryo-o at 11:00 am and Uho bugaku Kocho at 2:00pm. Many Bostonians were fascinated by these ancient Japanese performances.
Boston city's Mayor Menino has officially proclaimed May 19, 2013 to be Japan Festival Boston Day and handed a certificate to Mr. Akira Muto, Consul General of Japan in Boston and Mr. Hisao Nakatsukasa, Committee President (Japanese Association of Greater Boston).