P.O.D. headlines the Camp Hansen Festival

Everyone is guaranteed fun at Hansen Fest with its top-notch entertainment and plenty of food, drink and fun.

A platinum-selling Nu Metal Band and a longtime Okinawa favorite are this year’s showstoppers at the Camp Hansen Festival coming up this weekend.

Tools of the Marines’ trade are a guaranteed stopper for festival visitors.

The 2014 Camp Hansen Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 10 p.m. on the northern Okinawa Marine Corps base. This free festival will have a variety of booths featuring cultural foods, games, Fun Land, giveaways, amusement rides, static display of military equipment and live entertainment.

This year’s live entertainment includes a performance by P.O.D., a Platinum-Selling Nu Metal Band, on Saturday evening at 8 p.m., while Murasaki, a popular local musician, will perform at 8 p.m. Sunday.

Plenty of ethnic, local and American food booths line up the festival grounds.

There will be shuttles from designated parking areas to the festival. No pets, outside alcohol, bottles, backpacks or coolers allowed. Taxi and daiko services will be available. Hansen Festival is a free event open to all DoD ID card holders and Japanese citizens.

There’s something for everyone during the course of the weekend:




Platinum-selling Nu Metal Band P.O.D. entertains Saturday evening.

3–3:30 p.m. Ka Lehua Hula Studio (Hula Dancers) カレフアフラスタジオ (フラダンス)

3:45–4:15 p.m.  Youhi Daiko (Taiko Drum Group) 雄飛太鼓     (太鼓パフォーマンス)

4:45–5:15 p.m.  Nerd of Corpse (Metal Band) ナードオブコープス  (メタルバンド)

6–6:45 p.m. As Alliance (Metal Band) アズアライアンス (メタルバンド)

6:45–7:45 p.m.  The MVMNT (Electronic Dance Music Group) ザ ムーブメント (エレクトリックダンスグループ)

8–8:15 p.m. P.O.D.  (Nu Metal Band) ピーオーディー (ニューメタルバンド)



Local favorite Murasaki headlines Sunday’s line-up.

3–3;30 p.m. Dazoku (Wadaiko Japanese Drum Performance) 沖縄和太鼓 打族 (和太鼓パフォーマンス)

4–4:15 p.m. Capoeira Academy (Brazilian Martial Arts) カポエイラアカデミー  (ブラジリアン武術)

4:45–5:30 p.m.  Koza City Rockers (Rock Band) コザシティーロッカーズ   (ロックバンド)

6–6:45 p.m. Shores (Metal Band) ショアーズ (メタルバンド)

7:15 p.m. Mattallica (Metallica Cover Band) マタリカ   (メタリカカバーバンド)

8–8:45 p.m. The MVMNT (Electronic Dance Music Group) ザ ムーブメント (エレクトリックダンスグループ)

8:45–9:45 p.m.  Murasaki (Japanese Hard Rock Band) 紫            (ハードロックバンド)

13:00 13 Jun , 2024