Friends of Minidoka presents "A Song Film: 'Omoiyari'" and musical guest Kishi Bashi
Tickets go on sale 11/17/23! Don't miss out on this special commemoration.
Friends of Minidoka and Minidoka National Historic Site are pleased to welcome acclaimed Japanese American musician Kishi Bashi will present his award winningA Song Film by Kishi Bashi: "Omoiyari” followed by a discussion and live musical performances. “Omoiyari” is a Japanese word that means to have sympathy and compassion towards another person.
In A Song Film by Kishi Bashi: "Omoiyari”, Kishi Bashi embarks on a transformative journey to confront his heritage and reconcile the painful history of Japanese American incarceration during World War II. Inspired by the rising tide of discrimination against marginalized communities, Kishi Bashi delves into the untold stories of incarceration survivors and composed an album titled Omoiyari that captures their experiences. “Omoiyari” is a Japanese word that means to have sympathy and compassion towards another person.
This event is for the Annual Day of Remembrance that commemorates the signing of Executive Order 9066, which led to the exclusion, forced removal, and unjust incarceration of over 125,000 Japanese Americans during WWII.
Date and Time
Thursday Feb 15, 2024
Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale 11/17/23.