We will hold the event “Kagurazaka Street Stage O-edo Tour 2015” again this year, which showcases the charms of Kagurazaka, a traditional and cultural town resonant with a mixed atmosphere of Old and Modern Tokyo as well as a sense of sophisticated Paris.
The “night scene in Kagurazaka” is one of the charms of Kagurazaka, and has contributed much to the attractive aspects of the cultural scenes. Prior to the “Main Festival” on Sunday, November 15, we will hold “Eve” on Saturday, November 14.
For details about “Main Festival,” please see here.
Performers of Japanese classic arts related to Kagurazaka will show mini live performances at fancy restaurants in Kagurazaka.
【Date】Saturday, November 14, 2015, 15:00-21:30 *Rain or shine.
【Performers】Cyril Coppini (Rakugo comic story) /Tobaya Riseki (Nagauta music) / Okamura Shintaro(Jiuta music) / Kasuga Toyotokuhana (Kouta music), etc.
【Admission】Free (exclude food and drink) *reservation is not required
Performers of Shinnai Nagashi, usually consisting of two shamisen players perform while walking on the streets and alleys in Kagurazaka. They perform and go around alleys, unique to Kagurazaka. A traditional festival (designated as Important Intangible Cultural Property) in Johana of Nanto City（Toyama prefecture) called “Hikiyama Matsuri” is being held for 300 years. The music called “Ioriuta” comes from the Edo period and inherits in the festival is specific to the Johana area.
(1)Shinnai Nagashi Performance
【Date】Saturday, November 14 2015, around 17:00-
【Performers】Troupe of Wakasanojo Tsuruga, a Living National Treasure living in Kagurazaka
(2)Johana Folk Performance Ioriuta Music
【Date】Saturday, November 14 2015, around 17:00
【Performers】Troupe of Johana Ioriuta Music “Houtetsu Kai”
Kagurazaka Street Stage O-edo Tour 2015 Office (inside Koten Kukan Office)
TEL:03-5478-8265 (in Japanese) (10:00-18:00 on Weekdays)
E-Mail: email@example.com (English or Japanese)
Saturday, November 14, 2015 15:00-21:30
*Rain or shine. In case of bad weather, the event will be cancelled.