This program will be held with the Tokyo Marathon Week 2017 Official Event, Marunouchi Naka-dori Street Event “Let’s go see the Finish area!” in the Marunouchi area, the new finish line for the Tokyo Marathon 2017 (scheduled for Feb. 26th). This program for foreign visitors will allow participants to familiarize themselves with traditional Japanese performing arts and culture.
A calligrapher will give a Shodo calligraphy performance on the special stage of MARUCUBE. In addition, in front of the stage, participants will be able to experience actually writing letters using a brush and ink.
“Shodo” Calligraphy with “Shamisen” performance
“Shodo” Calligraphy workshop
10 per workshop
How to participate
First-come-first served basis.
Please sign up at the reception desk in MARUCUBE on the day from 13:45.
Shishimai is a type of ancient Shinto (one of indigenous religions) music and dance. Originally it was a dance to purify places such as by exorcism, and it is said that people let their heads bitten by the lion which would lead to auspicious occurrences and good fortune.
Let’s experience the ancient Japanese custom of letting the lion bite your head to be lucky.
Before and after “Friendship parade” (15:15-16:00)
Tokyo tradition office, Arts Council Tokyo