Posts By: Janice Boychuk

Lesson Plan: Haru Ga Kita

Haru Ga Kita  Spring Has Come  Haru Ga Kita (Spring Has Come) is a Japanese shôka (“school songs” used to introduce Western music). Tatsuyuki Takano wrote the text and Têichi Okano composed the melody in 1910. This song is special to me because as a child, I remember learning Haru Ga Kita to perform for my school’s May Day performance. We borrowed aloha shirts from our… Read more »