| 1999 activities included:
- A concert featuring John Kaizan Neptune, a World-renowned shakuhachi
performer from Japan and an accompanying guitarist, Takao Naoi, at the Meydenbauer
- A book reading and panel discussion of "The Strangeness of Beauty" by Lydia Minatoya at the Redmond Town
Center's Barnes & Noble Bookstore.
- A 2-day matsuri again
at Factoria Shopping Center mall with a program similar to the
one in 1998.
The attendance for this 2-day event was
estimated to be about 2,000.