A special event where you can explore the charm of Japanese culture from a Kabuki actor, Japanese literature expert, performer/film director’s perspective.
*Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL is an initiative that will see a variety of cultural programs unfold in the run-up to 2020 when the Olympic and Paralympic Games will take place, promoting Tokyo’s appeal as a city of arts and culture.
Opening Act (17:00-)
A dynamic and new-style performance that combines the art of bonsai and shamisen (Japanese guitar)
Performers: Masashi Hirao (Bonsai-shi), JACK & YUJI from the THE SYAMISENIST
Talk & Expression (17:30-)
Using key words of “Traditional and Historical”, speakers will share their perspectives about the charm of Japanese culture.
Guests: Onoe Matsuya (Kabuki Actor), Robert Campbell (Japanese Literature Expert), Keishi Otomo (Film Director)
Kumadori Face Painting, Nodate (Japanese tea ceremony style) photo spot
Onoe Matsuya (Kabuki Actor)
Robert Campbell (Japanese Literature Expert)
Keishi Otomo (Film Director)
Masashi Hirao (Bonsai-shi)
JACK & YUJI from the THE SYAMISENIST
*The program may change without notice.
*English translation and sign language provided simultaneously.
Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL promotional event administrative office
TEL: 03-5300-1107 (Weekdays, 10:00-17:00)