Chikako Iwahori

BNG Oendan
Pronouns: she / her
Artistic Discipline: Cultural Heritage
Category: Brooklyn Arts Fund
Grant Year: 2024
Location: Boerum Hill

"BNG Oendan" provides an engaging and educational platform for youth to delve into the dynamic traditions of Japanese-style cheerleading. This style merges martial arts-based movements, urban dance elements, traditional Japanese drumming (Taiko), and chanting, crafting a vibrant and immersive cultural experience.