University of the Ryukyus Booth at the Worldwide Uchinanchu Festival

 The University of the Ryukyus opened a booth at the Worldwide Uchinanchu Festival at the Okinawa Cellular Stadium Naha between October 27 and 30, 2016 to showcase research related to Okinawa and products researched and developed in cooperation with various businesses.


 Uchinanchu (a word used to describe Okinawan people) from all over the world gathered at the university’s booth and become familiar with the university’s research.

The research exhibition “Dagik Earth” was popular with childn

Musical notes emanating from a robot sanshin player intrigued the crowds

Pictures of immigrants (provided by the university library)

Products developed through collaborative research Night time supplement drink “Gussurin 2-V”

Ryukyu awamori liquor “Hyper Yeast 101”

Research exhibition: Learn about Uchinanchu roots through the genome Children view their scanned-in faces on a computer

Various pictures of the booth during the event