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Bentenya - Music Performance

When: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Central

Where: Kresge Hall, 1515, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Department of Asian Languages and Cultures   (847) 491-5288

Group: Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Category: Multicultural & Diversity


Bentenya is one of the few professional female
Chindon-ya in Japan, a kind of marching band 
dedicated to street advertising who also performs
at events or matsuri.  Two of the performers will be visiting NU!

Since it started in 2008, Bentenya had won
several prizes before starting as professionals
in 2011. Bentenya also won the National
Cindon Competition in 2015 and is getting
more and more widely known,
also attracting media’s attention.

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