Yoshiaki Okawa

Young koto player Yoshiaki Okawa, also known as "Kotomen," is originally from Fukushima and is already known to many from Main Matsuri 2019 and Main Kurisumasu 2022. He discovered his passion for the koto when he moved to Saitama and joined the koto club there. He plays a fusion of traditional and modern music. His talent has already won him several awards and competitions. Besides the koto, he also plays the piano and shamisen and musically supports the band of a famous J-pop star. He also designs and sews his own stage costumes.

More about Yoshiaki Okawa:
https://www.kotomen.com
https://www.youtube.com/c/kotomen
https://www.instagram.com/ookawayoshiaki/
https://twitter.com/ookawayoshiaki

 

Performance

Date Location
18.08.2023 16:35 Cup Noodles Main Stage Koto (Japanese zither)
18.08.2023 18:00 Brother Sewing & Craft Main Stage Koto (Japanese zither)
18.08.2023 19:20 Cup Noodles Main Stage Live Sumi-e on stage (Japanese painting)
19.08.2023 12:15 Cup Noodles Main Stage Trio of traditional Japanese instruments
19.08.2023 17:20 Cup Noodles Main Stage Live Sumi-e on stage (Japanese painting)
19.08.2023 19:30 Brother Sewing & Craft Main Stage Koto (Japanese zither)
20.08.2023 12:00 Cup Noodles Main Stage Duet of traditional Japanese instruments
20.08.2023 14:25 Cup Noodles Main Stage Live Sumi-e on stage (Japanese painting)