• Cancelled

Nagauta Shamisen workshop

  • Japanese Traditional Art ,
  • Workshop
Due to concerns over the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) and in consideration of the health and safety of participants and staff members, we have decided to cancel this program.
We apologize to everyone who has been looking forward to participate this program. (09/15/2020)
Due to the concern regarding the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and due to the safety and health for the participants and staffs, we have announced to has been suspended this event.
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and kindly ask for your understanding. We will announce on this website when the program re-opens. (04/02/2020)

Let’s try traditional Japanese music instruments shamisen

“Nagauta”, which originated as kabuki music and developed as shamisen (three-string instrument) music, is a type of traditional Japanese music played on shamisen. You can try shamisen and professional nagauta players will give a powerful performance and explain nagauta in a way that makes it easy even for first-timers to understand.


Please access the booking URL below and make an online reservation in advance.
*If there is a vacancy on the day, we will accept extra participants at the venue.

For your reservation
Please come to reception at 1st Floor of the venue 15 minutes before your reservation session for checked in. Your reservation will be canceled if you do not show up until 15 minutes before your reservation session.


About 20 persons per sessions
*No age limitations


Free of charge


Tokyo Tradition Office, Arts Council Tokyo  
TEL: 03-5428-3655 (10:00-18:00)


Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center 6F (2-18-9 Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo)


Organized by
Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Co-organized by
Taito City
Supported by and in cooperation with
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Supported by
Nagauta Association