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11/7/2013 - Seabrook Minyo Dancers at County Library

Seabrook Minyo Dancers to Perform at Cumberland County Library

The Seabrook Minyo Dancers will present a free Japanese folk dance performance at the Cumberland County Library on Saturday, November 16th at 2 p.m. The Minyo Dancers will perform several dances from their repertoire of over 100 dances and explain the historical and cultural background of Japanese folk dancing (minyo).

The Seabrook Minyo dancers were formed in 1975 and perform annually at the New York and New Jersey Obon festivals, as well as for public events organized by different cultural institutions. One of their early performances took place for in Washington DC in 1977 for President Carter’s inaugural celebration.

Funding has been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Cumberland County Board of Chosen Freeholders through the Cumberland County Cultural and Heritage Commission.

Cumberland County Library services are free to all residents of Cumberland County. If you have any questions, please call the library at (856) 453—2210, ext. 103.