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Last Update: September 7, 2012
Amy Hofferbert won a pair of tickets to the world top class State Ballet of Georgia’s Swan Lake performance that will take place at the Okinawa City Civic Hall on July 3.
Amy is from Dallas, TX, and describes her home with one word, “hot!” She says that this is the beginning of her and her family’s third year on Okinawa, and they have two more years left on the island. Read More!» Fill out our survey for a chance to win!
The bells atop Santinmo Hill overlooking Itoman Port began ringing a week ago, alerting everyone to the big day Saturday when the Haarii Festival gets under way with a 9:30 a.m. Read More! Ginoza Village prides itself on being a healthy, vibrant central Okinawan community that extends its hospitality to everyone, without being a flamboyant or pushy place.
Tiny Ginoza, population just over 5,000, communes with nature, and welcomes visitors who want to get away from the rat race and learn about the island culture and the people. Read More! The guns fell silent 67 years ago next week after the most horrendous round of combat in history.
The Battle of Okinawa, which set the stage for the end of World War II, was 82 days of brutal air-land-sea fighting which claimed the lives of 240,000 people. Read More!
A dozen bands and deejays will handle the entertainment side of Sunday, as the 8th Irie Camp Reggae Festival caps off an afternoon that starts with beach cleaning at Sunabe Baba Park in Chatan Town.
Everything’s free at the festival except the food. Read More! Some of Okinawa’s top jazz musicians are making their way to the beach at Torii Station Friday night for eight hours of music at the annual Jazz & Salsa Festivăle.
The annual event sponsored by Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation is free, showcasing three groups at the Friday evening outing. Read More! |