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San Francisco Awakko Ren Dance Group to Perform at Presidio Picnic

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    San Francisco Awakko Ren Dance Group to Perform at Presidio Picnic
    Courtesy: Awakko Ren San Francisco

    Catch the San Francisco Awakko-ren dance group at this year's Presidio Picnic! The group will perform two shows at noon and 2pm, featuring a Japanese traditional dance with 400 years of history. The performance is a part of the Japanese American Cultural Performance and Community Heritage Showcase.

    Founded in 2011, Awakko-Ren is a Bay Area Awa Odori (dance) group specializing in traditional Japanese dance and culture.

    April honors the Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival and the 400-year tradition of Awa Odori, one of the most well-known Japanese traditional dance styles.

    San Francisco's favorite family picnic, Presidio Picnic, returns to the Main Post with the ultimate Sunday spread: blending the national park setting with the cuisine reflective of the diverse Bay Area cultures.

    This season, Picnic celebrates a different cultural heritage each month, with international cuisine every Sunday, and ethnic dance entertainment one Sunday of the month.

    Come out on Sunday, April 29, to experience food and Japanese American culture!

    WHEN: Sunday, April 29, 2018 / 11am-4pm

    WHERE: Main Parade Ground, Sheridan Ave, San Francisco (In the Presidio)

    COST: FREE admission, food available for purchase

    For details, click here.