YURIKO

Mystical dance performer /

Operatic coloratura soprano

Yuriko has been experiencing a lot of fantastic stages as a performer of exotic dance of tribal flavor or opera singing.

 

She wishes to collaborate with artists widely around the world to generate chemistry with audience.

Her basic skill was developed by 10 years of classical ballet/piano training.  

 

Romafest | 'DHOAD Gypsies of Rajasthan' Japan Tour | 2019

Improvisation 'Chaaptilak'

’Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer, dance w/live music

Organiser's website: DHOAD Japan Tour 2019 / Folklore Report 196

Stage 

'Main vari vari' | Court dance of Mughal Empire: Mujra | 2013

Choreography by coco ayumi

'Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer/Solo dancer 

Bizet | Opera 'Carmen' | in Japanese | 2014

Arias 'Habanera' and 'Gypsy song'

Solo singer, play Carmen

'Munni badnam' | Bollywood dance | 2014

Direction by Angela Raga

'Team Angela Raga' dancer/Solo dancer

'Derwood Green' | American tribal style Belly dance: ​ATS® | 2014 

Choreography by Camew

'Udanagra' dancer 

'Bloody bones' | Tribal fusion Belly dance w/feather fans | 2014

Choreography by Camew

'Udanagra' dancer in trio 

'Nagada sang dhol' | Gujarat Folk dance w/sticks: Dandiya | 2014

Choreography by Ayako Sekimoto

'Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer 

'Humko aaj kal hai intezaar' & Ek do teen' | 80s Bollywood | 2014

Choreography by Saroji Khan, Direction by Ayako Sekimoto

'Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer/Solo dancer, play Teenager girl

DHOAD | 'Ghoomar' | Authentic royal Folk dance of Rajasthani | 2015

Choreography by Ganga Sapera, Direction by coco ayumi

'Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer

DHOAD | 'Khalbeliya' | Snake charmer tribal dance: Sapera | 2015

Improvisation, Direction by coco ayumi

'Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer

'Veil of Tears' | Tribal fusion Belly dance w/zill | 2015

Choreography by Camew

'Udanagra' dancer

Schumann | German Lied 'Der Nussbaum' | in Germany | 2015

Solo singer

Verdi | Opera 'Rigoletto' | Aria 'Caro nome'|in Italian | 2015

Solo singer, play Gilda

'Radha Nachegi' | Bollywood dance | 2015

Direction by Ayako Sekimoto

'Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer, play Radha & God Krishna

DHOAD | 'Chaaptilak' | Devotional dance: Indian Sufi Kathak | 2015

Choreography by Suman, Direction by coco ayumi

'Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer

Mozart | Opera 'Magic Flute' | in Germany | 2015

Aria 'Ach, ich fuehl's, es ist verschwunden'

Solo singer, play Pamina

'Mayya Mayya' | Belly fusion Bollywood dance | 2015

Choreography by coco ayumi

Solo dancer

'Dui dui' | Russian Roma/Gypsy fusion Belly dance | 2015

Choreography by Ayumi

Dancer in duo

Cirque Du Soleil | 'Simcha' | Tribal fusion Belly dance | 2016

Improvisation, Choreography by Yuriko

Solo dancer

Handel | Oratorio 'Samson' | in English | 2016

Aria 'Let the bright Seraphim'

Solo singer

Gounod | Opera 'Faust' | Aria 'Jewel song'|in French | 2016

Solo singer, play Marguerite

'Apsara aali' | Kathak fusion Goddess dance in Marathi film | 2016

Choreography by Hemant Devara, Direction by coco ayumi

Solo dancer, play Goddess Apsara

'Om Namah Shiva' | Meditative dance | 2016

Choreography by Hemant Devara, Direction by Ayako Sekimoto

'Chakrika' dancer in trio/Solo dancer, play God Shiva

'Hothon mein aisi baat' | 60s Bollywood w/tambourine | 2016

Choreography by Ayako Sekimoto

'Chakrika' dancer, play a girl who has a secret

'Deewani Mastani' & 'Milieu' | Bollywood fusion tribal dance | 2017

Choreography by Yuriko

Solo dancer, play Goddess in Valhalla

'Wajle Ki Bara' | Traditional dance of Mumbai: Lavani in Marathi | 2017

Choreography by Ayako Sekimoto

'Chakrika' dancer, play Teenager girl

'Charishnu' | Peaceful gathering of Indian Goddesses | 2017

Choreography by Ayako Sekimoto

'Chakrika' dancer, play Indian Goddess

'Mohenjo Mohenjo' | Celebration dance w/Isis wings | 2017

Choreography by Ayako Sekimoto

'Chakrika' dancer, play Priestess & Tribe from various parts of the world

Handel | Opera 'Partenope'|in Italian | 2018

Aria 'Voglio dire al mio tesoro'

Solo singer, play Armindo

Handel | Opera 'Giulio Cesare' | in Italian | 2018

Aria 'Piangero la sorte mia'

Solo singer, play Cleopatra

'Dil mein Pyar Ka Toofan' | 50s Bollywood in Salley costume | 2018

Choreography by Ayako Sekimoto

'Chakrika' dancer, play lovesick lady

'Gallan Goodiyaan' | Amritsar fusion Bollywood in Police costume | 2018

Choreography by Ayako Sekimoto

'Chakrika' dancer, play Police woman who helps an elderly lady

'Selfie Le Le Re' | People's dance in Monkey God festival | 2018

Choreography by Ayako Sekimoto

'Chakrika' dancer, play Hero who respect God Hanuman

'Laila main Laila' & 'Yeh Mera Dil' | Bollywood dance | 2018

Choreography by Ayako Sekimoto

'Chakrika' dancer, play Sexy spy

Tour - Tokyo, Provincial, and Abroad 

Romafest | 'DHOAD Gypsies of Rajasthan' Japan Tour | 2015

 'Ghoomar' | 'Khalbeliya'

’Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer, dance w/live music

Organiser's website: DHOAD Japan Tour 2015Folklore Report 191

TIRAKITA | 'Dance of Shiva' | Nishiizu Town | 2015

 'Main vari vari' | 'Ghoomar' | 'Nagada sang dhol'

’Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer, As headliners of dancers

Organiser's website: Flyer Download (PDF 1.4MB)

Private hospital | Outside Summer Festival | Aizuwakamatsu City | 2015

 'Bloody bones' | Improvisation ​ATS® Slow | 'Nagada Sang Dhol'

’Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer/Dancer in trio

As invited artists

Watch YouTube uploaded by audience: feather fans/Improvisation 

Awalim Belly Dance Maasa | Performance of Commemorating the 50 years of Sema Yildiz's Dancer Activities 'Jo-ha-kyu: Introduction, development, and climax' | DOUTONBORI ZAZA, Osaka City | 2015

 'Om Namah Shiva' | 'Apsara aali'

Solo dancer, As a celebratory dance

Romafest | 'Hungarian National Dance Ensemble' Japan Tour | 2016

'Ghoomar'

’Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer, As an opening act

Organiser's website: Folklore Report 192

NPO Society to Promote India-Japan Caltural Relations | 'Namaste India' | Onagawa Town | 2016

'Humko aaj kal hai intezaar' & Ek do teen' | 'Om Namah Shiva' | 'Hothon mein aisi baat'

’Chakrika' dancer/Dancer in duo

As invited artists/As part of reconstruction support for the disaster area

NPO Society to Promote India-Japan Caltural Relations | 'Namaste India' | Onagawa Town | 2017

 'Wajle Ki Bara' | 'Charishnu'

’Chakrika' dancer in trio

As invited artists/As part of reconstruction support for the disaster area

TIRAKITA | 'Dance of Shiva' | Nishiizu Town | 2017

Prayer to Ganesha | 'Nagada sang dhol' | 'Wajle Ki Bara' | 'Om Namah Shiva' | 'Charishnu'

’Chakrika' dancer, As invited artists

Organiser's website: https://www.tirakita.com/event/2017/

Taipei India Music & Culture Org | Grand opening ceremony of the Indian Museum Taiwan 'Taiwan Indian Festival' | Taipei City | 2017

'Wajle Ki Bara' | 'Charishnu' | 'Mohenjo Mohenjo'

’Chakrika' dancer, As invited artists

Video Work 

Naoko Yasumoto | 'Nagada sang dhol' | in the forest | 2016

'Chakrika' dancer

Watch Chakrika YouTube Channel

Naoko Yasumoto | 'Hothon mein aisi baat' | at the temple | 2017

'Chakrika' dancer

Watch Chakrika YouTube Channel

Naoko Yasumoto | 'Dil mein Pyar Ka Toofan' | at the beach | 2018

'Chakrika' dancer

Watch Chakrika YouTube Channel

Naoko Yasumoto | 'Charishnu' | at the old Japanese-style house | 2019

'Chakrika' dancer

Watch Chakrika YouTube Channel

Bach | Cantata BMV. 204 | in Germany | 2019

Aria 'Die Schätzbarkeit der weiten Erden'

Solo singer

Handel | Opera 'Partenope' | in Italian | 2019

Aria 'Voglio amare insin ch'io moro'

Solo singer, play Partenope

 

Other Repertoire 

Bizet | Opera 'Carmen' | Card Trio 'Melons! Coupons!' | in Japanese

Solo singer, play Frasquita and Carmen

Strauss II | Viennese waltz 'Frühlingsstimmen' | in Germany

Solo singer

Verdi | Opera 'Rigoletto' | Duet scene No. 5|in Japanese & Italian

Duo 'Giovannna, ho dei rimorsi...,' 'E il sol dell'anima, la vita e amore,' and 'Che m'ami, deh, ripetimi'

Solo singer, play Gilda

Bach | Cantata BMV. 51 'Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen' | in Germany

Solo singer

Entertainment Show 

YC&AC | 'Bollywood & Arabic Night' (Halloween party) | 2013

'Main vari vari'

’Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer

Media Release Masara Event of Bollywood movie 'Dabaang' | Cinemart Roppongi & Shinjuku | 2014

'Munni badnam'

'Team Angela Raga' dancer

Organiser's website: u-picc.com/Dabangg/event.html

Read the report by 'Cinama Today' 

'NO. 10' | Velours Aoyama | 2014

'Bloody bones'

'Udanagra' dancer in duo

Read the report by 'Bellydance select shop FIG' 

Camew | Tribal Fusion Dance Show 'VINODA Vol. 4' | Nishi-Nippori Alhambra | 2014

'Bloody bones' | Improvisation ​ATS® Slow | 'Derwood Green'

'Udanagra' dancer in trio

Michiko Shimizu | Recital 'Gardening for Pleasure' | Nippon Budokan | 2015

'Spice-pice featuring Chadha'

'Spice Girls' back-dancer 

Watch 'WOWOW' 

Kolkata Cultural Society Japan: KCSJ | 'Durga Puja' Cultural Program | 2015
'Chaaptilak' | 'Nagada sang dhol' | 'Radha Nachegi'
'Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer 
Watch KCSJ YouTube

Camew | Music & Tribal Fusion Dance Show 'VINODA Vol. 8' | Nishi-Nippori Alhambra | 2015
'Mayya Mayya' | 'Dui Dui' | Music & Performance Free Session
'Udanagra' dancer in solo/duo

'India Diwali Party' | Public Hall in Yokohma City | 2015
'Chaaptilak' | 'Radha Nachegi'
'Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer 

'Tribal Fusion Bellydance Show w/ Patricia Zarnovican from Germany' | Live bar Grotto | 2016

Improvisation ​Tribal fusion choreography by Yu-mi and Camew

'Patricia Intensive Workshops' dancer 

KCSJ | 'Durga Puja' Cultural Program | 2016

'Chaaptilak' | 'Radha Nachegi' | 'Humko aaj kal hai intezaar' & Ek do teen' | 'Om Namah Shiva' | 'Hothon mein aisi baat'

'Chakrika' dancer in solo / ’Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer 

India Bengal Cultural Association Japan: IBCAJ | 'Holy Durga Puja Celebration' Cultural Program | 2016

'Chaaptilak' | 'Hothon mein aisi baat'

’Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer / 'Chakrika' dancer

 

Ayako Sekimoto (Chakrika) | 'Diwali in Zenyo-Mitsuji' | 2016

'Apsara aali' | 'Om Namah Shiva' | 'Hothon mein aisi baat' | 'Radha Nachegi' | 'Nagada sang dhol'

Solo dancer / 'Chakrika' dancer in trio

Watch Chakrika YouTube Channel

India Film Festival Japan: IFFJ | Masara Event of Bollywood movie 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo' | Kineca Omori | 2017

'PREM RATAN DHAN PAYO' Title Song

’The Grand Payo' dancer

Organiser's website: IFFJ Facebook Report 

'Tribal Fusion Show w/ Patricia Zarnovican from Germany' | Live bar Grotto | 2017

'Deewani Mastani' & 'Milieu'

Solo dancer 

MIHO (Studio ritam) | 'DHOOP - rhythm & dance of India to Arab' | 2017

'Charishnu' | 'Radha Nachegi' 

'Chakrika' dancer 

Program available at the live house's website

Club Tourism International Inc. | 'Overseas Trip Information Session' Entertainment Program | Asahi Hall | 2017

'Charishnu' | 'Wajle Ki Bara' | 'Radha Nachegi' 

'Chakrika' dancer 

IBCAJ | 'Holy Durga Puja Celebration' Cultural Program | 2017

'Mohenjo Mohenjo' | 'Wajle Ki Bara' | 'Charishnu'

'Chakrika' dancer 

Watch Chakrika YouTube Channel

KCSJ | 'Durga Puja' Cultural Program | 2017

'Mohenjo Mohenjo' | 'Radha Nachegi' | 'Wajle Ki Bara' | 'Charishunu'

'Chakrika' dancer 

Private travel agency | Dinner party for tourists from India | Restaurant MOTI Shimbashi | 2017

'Apsara aali' | 'Mayya Mayya' | 'Radha Nachegi' | 'Hothon mein aisi baat' 

Solo dancer / 'Chakrika' dancer in duo

 

Private mega-bank | Reception Party inviting the Ambassador of India to Japan | Prince Hotel Shinagawa | 2017

'Wajle Ki Bara' | 'Mohenjo Mohenjo' | Improvisation Dandiya

'Chakrika' dancer  

KCSJ | 'Saraswati Puja' Cultural Program | 2018

'Charishnu' | 'Mohenjo Mohenjo'

'Chakrika' dancer 

'India's Goddess Puja' Cultural Program | Zenyo-Mitsuji Temple | 2018

'Charishnu' | 'Mohenjo Mohenjo'

'Chakrika' dancer in duo/trio

NPO Odisha Community Japan: OCJ | The Chariot Festival 'Rath Yatra' Cultural Program & Parade | Kawasaki City Hall | 2018

'Radha Nachegi' | 'Wajle Ki Bara'

'Chakrika' dancer 

Event info available at Japan-India Cultural Exchange Network

SPACEBOX | Promotional Event for Bollywood movie 'BAJRANG BHAIJAAN' | Yoyogi Park Outdoor Stage | 2018

'Selfie Le Le Re''

Chakrika' dancer 

Watch Chakrika YouTube Channel

Ojima Indians | 'Diwali Dhamaka' Cultural Program | 2018

'Charishnu' | 'Gallan Goodiyaan' | 'Laila main Laila' & 'Yeh Mera Dil'

'Chakrika' dancer 

RT Grupo | International Home Party | Shimokita Terrace | 2018

'Gallan Goodiyaan' | 'Laila main Laila' & 'Yeh Mera Dil' | 'Mohenjo Mohenjo'

'Chakrika' dancer 

Private company | General meeting of employees: Restaurant Show | Yoshikawa City | 2018

'Radha Nachegi' | 'Laila main Laila' & 'Yeh Mera Dil'

'Chakrika' dancer in trio

Global enterprise | General meeting of employees: Christmas Party | Shinagawa GHOOS | 2018

'Gallan Goodiyaan' | 'Dil mein Pyar Ka Toofan' | 'Mohenjo Mohenjo'

'Chakrika' dancer 

 
 
 
 
 
Festival - Local and International 

NPO Society to Promote India-Japan Caltural Relations | The biggest Indian festival in the world held outside of India 'Namaste India' | Yoyogi Park Outdoor Stage | 2013-2018

'Main vari vari' | 'Nagada sang dhol' | 'Radha Nachegi' | 'Hothon mein aisi baat' | 'Om Namah Shiva' | 'Wajle Ki Bara' | 'Mohenjo Mohenjo' | 'Selfie Le Le Re' 

'Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer/'Chakrika' dancer in trio

Watch YouTube, which has been viewed over 34,000 times, uploaded by Indian audience 

The Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Association Japan: ICIJ | 'Diwali in Yokohama' | Yamashita Park Outdoor Stage | 2014-2016, 2018

'Humko aaj kal hai intezaar' & Ek do teen' | 'Nagada sang dhol' | 'Chaaptilak' | 'Radha Nachegi' | 'Hothon mein aisi baat' | 'Om Namah Shiva' | 'Gallan Goodiyan' | 'Laila main Laila' & 'Yeh Mera Dil' | 'Dil mein Pyar Ka Toofan' 

'Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer/'Chakrika' dancer in trio

Watch Chakrika YouTube Channel

Embassy of India, Tokyo | 'Sakura Festival' | Embassy of India Outdoor Stage|2014

'Main vari vari' | Improvisation Bollywood dance

'Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer

Watch YouTube uploaded by audience

Ofuna Kannon Temple | 'Dream Quan Yin Asia Festival' | Outdoor Stage in front of the heart of the Dream Kannon Statue | 2014, 2017-2018

'Humko aaj kal hai intezaar' & Ek do teen' | 'Nagada sang dhol' | 'Charishnu' | 'Wajle Ki Bara' | 'Radha Nachegi' | 'Mohenjo Mohenbjo' | 'Gallan Goodiyan' | 'Laila main Laila' & 'Yeh Mera Dil' | 'Dil mein Pyar Ka Toofan' 

'Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer/'Chakrika' dancer

Watch Chakrika YouTube Channel

Shimbashi Store Association | 'Shimbashi Koichi Festival' | Outdoor Stage at Shimbashi SL Square | 2015 & 2017

'Derwood Green' w/zill | 'Veil of Tears' w/sword | 'Radha Nachegi' | 'Charishnu' | 'Wajle Ki Bara' 

'Udanagra' dancer/'Chakrika' dancer

Organiser's website: 2015 Photo Report/2017 Photo Report

The Festival of colors 'Holi Festival Yokohama' | Outdoor Stage at Red Brick Warehouse | 2015

'Nagada sang dhol' | 'Ghoomar'  

'Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer, As headliners of performers

Waterfront show 'Tennoz Canal Fes. World Travel Asia' | Online streaming from Live house 'Kiwa Tennoz' | 2021

'Mayya Mayya'

’Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer in quartet

Dance direction by coco ayumi, Costume arrangement by Yuriko

Organiser's website: Association for Tennoz Canal-side Revitalization 

Watch the archive of LIVE STREAMING at Canal Channel (YouTube)

Embassy of India, Tokyo | 'An Evening of Folk Music & Dance by 'DHOAD Group from Rajasthan' | VCC Auditorium | 2019

'Chaaptilak'

'Ethno-Exotica Vaudeville' dancer in trio

Event info is available at ’The Japan India Association' website

Organiser's Facebook : Announcement / Report

KCSJ | The Festival of colors 'Happy Holi' | Kawaguchi Lilia Park Event Ground | 2019

'Gallan Goodiyan' | 'Laila main Laila' & 'Yeh Mera Dil' | 'Hothon mein aisi baat' | 'Charishnu' | 'Radha Nachegi' | 'Selfie Le Le Re'

'Chakrika' dancer