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Echoing~Words~Body Part 1
"Afterglow of the divine -Dancing between tradition and creation-"

  • Japanese Traditional Art ,
  • Theater / Dance ,
  • Performance

With “Words and Body” as its theme, “Echoing~Words~Body” is a performance series that shows the diverse appeal of dance, whether classical dance or modern dance, from Japan or from overseas.
“Afterglow of the divine”, with “divinty” as the key word, features traditional Japanese dance, Indian classical dance (Odissi), and Turkish whirling dance, as well as the premiere of a new contemporary dance work.

Program / Performers

【Traditional Japanese Dance】
“Okina Senzai Sambaso”
(A Dance of Praying for Peace in the World and Rich Harvest)

Okina: Bokusetsu Onoe
Senzai: Juraku Hanayagi
Sambaso: Kichizo Wakayagi
Accompanists for Dancers: Tosei Kineya, Katsuroku Kineya, and others
Percussion Ensemble: Tosha Roko and others

【Indian Classical Dance】
Mangalacharan / Batu / Pallavi / Pashati Dishi Dishi / Moksh

Masako Ono, Sheersha Dash, Rashmi Bhat, Bishwa Bhushan Mohapatra
Music performed by: Sangita Gosain, Budhanath Swain, Srinibas Satapathy, Swapneswar Chakraborty, Kshiti Prakash Mohapatra

【Turkish Dance】
(Whirling Dance of Mevlana)

Konya Mevlana Band (organized by the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism)

【Contemporary Dance】
“Hearing the Voice of the Sea of Life” (Premier)

Ryohei Kondo, Hana Sakai, Ikuyo Kuroda, Akira Kasai, Hiroko Asami, Naoka Uemura, Mitsutake Kasai, Yu Okamoto, Kaho Kogure, Yoshika Shinohe, Tomo Mizukoshi
Group Dancing by Persephassa Eurythmie Gruppe
Group Recitation by Tenshikan Reciters

*The program is subject to change.


All seats are reserved
Adult: 1st Grade 6,000 yen / 2nd Grade 4,000 yen
Student: 1st Grade 4,200 yen / 2nd Grade 2,800 yen
(20% discount for the Disabled)

*Audio guide: No audio guide available.
*Subtitles: Available only in Japanese. Displayed on screen beside the stage.
*English synopsis is available. Please ask at the reception desk.

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Organized by
Japan Arts Council (National Theatre), Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Supported by and in cooperation with
Tokyo Metropolitan Government