Events

  • Accepting application

Tachikawa City Women's General Center (I'm) event: October 2, 2022

Genre:
  • Japanese Traditional Art ,
  • Workshop

This program aimed at adults aged 18 and over who have little opportunity of contact with traditional culture and performing arts on a daily base introduces the appeal of traditional culture and performing arts from different angles by integrating lectures, performances and hands-on experiences of various genres of traditional culture and performing arts.

Program

Lecture

Title
Traditional performing arts now (provisional)

Lecturer
Seiji Kasai (classical performing arts/entertainment commentator)


Performance

Koto x Ikebana performance

Performers
Utanoichi Okuda (Seiha Hogaku-Kai), Sougyoku Imamura (Sogetsu School teacher)


Hands-on experiences

Koto: Enjoy the delicate and impressive sound of the koto, and then try your hand at playing in a small ensemble
Ikebana: Experience and familiarize yourself with the art of flower-arranging Japanese style
Shamisen: Learn how to hold the instrument correctly and use a “bachi”plectrum to pluck the strings and enjoy the shamisen’s dynamic sound
(Participants can enjoy hands-on experiences in all three genres)


MC
Miki Sumiyoshi (freelance announcer)

Participation fee

Free

Eligibility

Persons aged 18 and over

Capacity

100 persons

How to participate

Advance application is necessary to participate.
Please fill in the application form on the dedicated web page.

Application period
Wednesday July 20 – Wednesday, August 31, 2022

*If there are a large number of applications, a lottery will be held, and the lottery result will be sent to your registered e-mail address by around Friday, September 9.
*If the number of applicants is less than capacity, applications will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis from Monday, September 12.

Others

  • Personal information obtained via the application process will be used only for the purposes of contacting applicants and for operations related to this project.
  • The program will be held with measures in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Please check the countermeasures listed on the web page before visiting.
  • Please note program content and performers are subject to change.

Contact

Traditional Culture and Performing Arts Experience Program for Adults office, c/o Geidankyo
E-mail: exp@geidankyo.or.jp

Venues

Tachikawa City Women's General Center I'm Hall

Flyer

Credit

Organized by
Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), Japan Council of Performers Rights & Performing Arts Organizations (Geidankyo)
Co-organized by
Tachikawa City
Supported by
Tachikawa Community & Culture Foundation
Publicity cooperation
TOKYO FM