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Opening Ceremony

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A range of guerrilla performances will take place in Minami Ikebukuro Park to celebrate the opening of the festival.


16:00 Performance in the park
Performance by Switch Research Institute
*Small theater performances lasting 3-30 seconds played out at the flick of a switch.
Distribution of balloons and official goods

16:30 Opening Ceremony
Host: Miho Nakai
Opening address
Balloon release
Mini-performance by the cast of “Daidengaku Ikebukuro Emaki”
Talk session by Manzo Nomura, Tomoko Nakajima, Miho Nakai
Dance performance


Tokyo Metropolitan Festival Executive Committee office


Minami Ikebukuro Park (2-21-1 Minami Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo)
Transportation: 6-minute walk from JR Ikebukuro Station East exit


Organized by
Tokyo Metropolitan Festival Executive Committee
[Arts Council Tokyo & Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), Toshima City, Toshima Future Culture Foundation, Festival/Tokyo Executive Committee, Asia Performing Arts Festival Executive Committee]