MIYAKE Ryoji

Chiba, Japan

 

MIYAKE Ryoji’s activities focus around being a singer of min’yō from Tsugaru region, organising Miyake Kai’s engagements with min’yō and sumojinku (traditional singing during sumo tournaments) of Yasugi Clan and from Shimane prefecture, Tama Sumo Jinku Kai, and Gyotoku Sumo Jinku Kai.

MIYAKE has a shihan (Masters/Teaching license) and works as a teacher for Japan Min’yō Association and works as a board officer of Aomori Min’yō Kyōkai.

 

Activities at the WSF2018
to be announced

 

MIYAKI Ryoji, voice; AKIHIRO Uemura, tsugaru jamisen