(Japan)Date and Time: Thursday, May 24, 8:00pm
Duration: 75 mins, without intermission
Location: Gallery 308
Ticket InformationGeneral Admission: $12 or $20 with Dinner
Yohei Miyake is a musician who ran for office in Japan’s congressional elections in 2013 and 2016. He named his political campaign the Election Festival and sang his progressive platform whilst playing the guitar. He drew tens of thousands of people to his public speeches and was dubbed “the Japanese Bob Marley with a Bernie Sanders ideology.” Yohei is currently engaged in the environmental movement and practices sustainable living. He will share his thoughts on the intersection of politics, music and beyond. Organized by the US/Japan Cultural Trade Network.