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For better or worse, the Ryukyu Islands, whose most prominent member is Okinawa, have produced more major J-pop acts since 1995 than any other part of Japan save Tokyo.

On Sunday afternoon, Fuji TV will present the third annual Music Fest Peace of Ryukyu, a J-pop event that was originally organized to coincide with the Okinawan G-8 Summit of 2000. This year’s festival celebrates the 30th anniversary of the return of Okinawa to Japanese rule.

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