Not Held at Japan Society – SILK AND UME BLOSSOMING: To Women of Japan

July 29, 2004
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Michiyo Sato and Dancers, presents the New York Premiere of

To commemorate 150 years of Japanese/American Friendship, a dance concert depicting modern Japanese women’s history will be held in New York, July 29 through August 1, 2004.

“SILK AND UME BLOSSOMING: To Women of Japan” features two major works of choreographer Michiyo Sato on Japanese Women in the 20th Century.  The choreography movingly employs dance imagery from kabuki to Isadora
Duncan.  Michiyo hopes this concert will serve as a vehicle for better understanding of the historical Japanese women. 

Dates:  Thursday, July 29 – Sunday, August 1, 2004 (4 Nights)
Time:  8 pm
Place:  Joyce SoHo, 155 Mercer St. (between Houston and Prince), NYC
Admission: General: $15 Student/Senior: $12, $35 for Benefit Night on July 29
Reservations: (212) 334-7479

In conjunction with this concert, there will be a TV documentary on the history of these first modern Japanese women:

Umeko Tsuda: Pioneer of Education for Japanese Women
TV Channel: Manhattan Neighborhood Network TV (MNN)
Dates: The last week of July 2004
This program will tell a story about the pioneer of Japanese women’s education 100 years ago through dance, historical photos, interviews, newly-taken images in Japan, and narration.

For more information:
Michiyo Sato and Dancers
[email protected].
Tel: (212) 961-9804


  • July 29, 2004 – August 1, 2004