Nihonbashi, the birthplace of Edo culture which even today retains some of its historical atmosphere, is playing host to a festival that will communicate the attractions of traditional arts and culture, and make them accessible to traditional arts novices.
The diverse program includes shows by traditional arts performers, and workshops giving visitors a taste of traditional culture in various forms. This Nihonbashi festival is a three-day concentration of the attractions of Japanese tradition and culture.
A combination of traditional arts and innovative live performance by artists of diverse ages and genres.
Saturday, October 8 and Sunday October 9, 13:00-18:00
FUKUTOKU GARDEN special stage
Hands-on workshops for children providing direct contact with traditional artistic accomplishments.
Saturday, October 8 and Sunday October 9, 12:00/14:00/16:00
Edo Sakura Street underground pathway, Kyoraku-tei (COREDO Muromachi3 3F)
Visitors can have a go at making a variety of traditional craft products.
Saturday, October 8 and Sunday October 9, 12:00-18:00
Street performances of traditional culture in the festival zone liven things up.
Friday, October 7 – Sunday October 9
Around FUKUTOKU GARDEN
This collaborative performance by leaders in traditional Japanese dance, kyogen and traditional Japanese music and younger performers with the future of these arts in their hands takes as its theme “fall colors” and “Nihonbashi”, in a program that promises to be equally accessible and enjoyable for people unfamiliar with traditional Japanese performing arts.
Sunday, October 9, Doors open at 16:00, Starts at 16:30
Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall [COREDO Muromachi1 5F (Entrance is on 4F)]
*Please refer to here for more details.
Nihonbashi Kida-Matsuri Office
TEL: 03-3242-0010 (10:00-21:00)