Cambodian students join KIA’s Hikoza Festival
July 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Kota Town hosted its annual Hikoza Festival yesterday, July 26, 2008. The event was organized by Kota International Association (KIA) and attended by hundreds of Japanese people and foreigners.
At the festival, there were several performances, including the Japanese drum shows and folk dances; Cambodian traditional coconut dance (Robam Kosh Tralaok) performed by ORN Panhha, SAMBO Samphors, SUN Chhun Hieng, SIN Sokanha, NOP Kanharith and CHAN Sokyeng, from Nagoya University; and the Brazilian Samba performance. The uniqueness of the event was the parade of school kids and various performers, together with other participants, along the main streets of the town center until about 8pm.
Hikoza festival is one of the KIA’s three events, including Natsu Matsuri (summer festival) and the international exchange party, participated by Cambodian students in and nearby Nagoya.