Reading performance in Japan and overseas. Mariko Kitakubo

Mariko Kitakubo Profile

Mariko Kitakubo

Born in Tokyo.
Living in Mitaka-city, Tokyo
Membership
Japan Writers' Association,
Japan PEN Club,
Association of Contemporary Tanka Poets,
Japan Tanka Poets' Society,
Kokoro-No-Hana,
Tanka Online Project,
Tanka Society of America.

Contemprary Tanka Poet Mariko Kitakubo. Reading Performance.

Tanka reading performance oveseas.

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Amazing moment on the Memorial Day ,Hiroshima...
It was so wonderful experience for me.

It was a scorching hot day. For more than 300 visitors to the event, the museum staff and volunteers, I would like to express my sincere respect.
Thank you so much!
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Ms. Emi Shirasaki, a singer.
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Ms. Kiyoko Horiba, a poet and a Hibakusha in Hirosima.
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Mr. Koyo Kanda, a professional storyteller.
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Japanese drum "Keyaki" by Josaikawagoe junior-high and high school students.
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Mr. Yukinobu Okamura, a curator of the museum. Thank you very much for all the help you have given me.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

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Bilingual tanka Reading Performance at the Great great Wednesday Poetry Meeting / Kathabela & Rick Wilson's house on 19th July 2017.
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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

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Bilingual Tanka Reading Performance at Kathabela & RickWilson's house on 18th July 2017.
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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

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Bilingual Tanka Reading Performance at the Florence Riford Library Center in San Diego on 16th. July 2017.
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I am most honored to be accepted for this poetry reading event.

Every poets and their performances were so wonderful!
My first experience of San Diego(Actualy it was my first visit to SanDiego!) was AMAZING!
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Sunday, July 16, 2017

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Tanka Reading performance at the poetry meeting in Caltech, Pasadena on 14th July 2017.
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Friday, July 14, 2017

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Bilingual Tanka Reading Performance at the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden /Pasadena on 13th July 2017.
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Thursday, July 13, 2017

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Bilingual Tanka Reading Performance at Tanka California meeting, Wednesday on 12th July 2017.
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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

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The Bilingual Tanka Reading Performance at Kathabela & Rick Wilson's house for The Tanka Lover Dinner Meeting on 11th July 2017.
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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

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After the meeting, I did one more Bilingual Tanka Reading in Pasadena on 7th July 2017.
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Friday, July 7, 2017

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The Bilingual Tanka Reading at the poetry meeting in Caltech, Pasadena, on 7th July 2017.
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Friday, July 7, 2017

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The tanka reading performance at the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden Pasadena on 6th July, 2017.
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Thursday, July 6, 2017

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My English tanka poetry was appeared on Ms. Susan Dobay's amazing beautiful art Collection book.

Much appreciated!
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Monday, July 3, 2017

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Tanka reading performance at the Scenic Drive Gallery on 3rd, July 2017
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Monday, July 3, 2017

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on 1st,July 2017
Wide Open Reading at Tujunga Library /Los Angeles Public Library.
Performed bilingual reading of my new tanka sequence, and some selected from INDIGO.
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Saturday, July 1, 2017

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The students(almost 12or 13years old) of Sekundarschule ,Goldach,in Switzerland try to make their own Tanka 1st time, after they heard my tanka reading performance! Thank you so much ,Ms.Sabina Jankowski for your kindness and Thank you so much Ms. Ruth Zuckschwerdt for your help!!
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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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Today, I could do my tanka reading performance at Marienberg / University of Teacher Education St. Gallen Switzerland.

It was my 120 times oversea's activity!

Thank you so much for giving me the chance to introduce tanka ,especially for so smart, beautiful students!
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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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May 1st. I performed tanka reading at Sekundarschule, Goldach, Switzerland. I would like to extend my sincere gratitude toward Ms. Sabina Jankowski, the homeroom teacher.
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It was a rare opportunity for me to introduce tanka to the teenagers who are not Japanese citizens.
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Monday, May 1, 2017

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March 4th, 2017

The reading event held at Allendale Branch Library in Pasadena, "Nuclear Impact Broken Atoms in Our Hands".

For the detailed notice about the event, please refer to the bottom of this page.

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Since I really wanted to participate in this event, I postponed my schedule to come back Tokyo.
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I am very glad that this anthology includes mny bilingual tanka sequence, "After Fukushima."
I am truely honored.
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Saturday, March 4, 2017

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March,1st.

At the WESTMONT of Morgan Hill.
Bilingual tanka reading performance!
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I was so happy to hear kind words from the audience about my voice and performance.
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I would like to extend my sincere gratitude toword everyone who listened to my performance, and Ms. Rosalyn who offered the place and the opportunity.
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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

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Feb. 26, 2017

The bilingual Tanka reading performance by Mariko Kitakubo, and Haibun reading by Roger Abe in Cha-ya, Monterey.
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Thank you for coming and enjoying our performances.
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Sunday, February 26, 2017