Japan: True Colors Festival - THE CONCERT 2022
True Colors Festival (TCF) is a long-running international festival of performing arts. With the theme of "One World, One Family", TCF brings diverse artists and audiences together through concerts, documentaries, music videos, film screenings, children's programs, musicals, workshops and other activities.
A celebration of beautiful diversity, THE CONCERT 2022 shone the spotlight on the uniqueness of each artists in Tokyo this year. The two-hour concert presented more than 20 groups and soloists from 12 countries, performing together on a single stage.
Date: Nov 19 & 20, 2022 (Saturday & Sunday)
Presented by: The Nippon Foundation
Venue: Tokyo Garden Theatre
Rachel Starritt and Adrian Anantawan performed the melodic "Hana Bi" by legendary Japanese composer Joe Hisashi.
Pop music icon Katy Perry made a colorful statement as she performed at the festival.
Indian dance troupe We Are One seamlessly wove choreography that involved wheelchairs into traditional Indian dance.
Grammy nominated jazz musician Raul Midón devoted his life to music after being told that blindness would make it impossible.
Singapore's rapper, beatboxer, songwriter, and producer Wheelsmith spread love and hope through his musical creations.
Internationally acclaimed B-Boy troupe ILL-Abilities got the crowd whooping and cheering.
All performers joined together for the finale.
Adrian Anantawan and Katy Perry backstage.
Photo: True Colors Festival THE CONCERT 2022 / Daishiro Futakami