Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture) implements various programs aimed for people who are not familiar with traditional Japanese culture and arts, like foreign people and children, to freely enjoy authentic traditional culture and performing arts, with the theme of “Approaching Tokyo Tradition.” The Council will hold a Japanese flower arrangement (Ikebana), Edo Sashimono, and Kimono dressing experience for foreign visitors on Oct. 20 and 21, in conjunction with the Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony taking place at the Hama-rikyuGardens. The second edition of the Shishimaiand Acrobatics Experiences will also be held in October at Haneda Airport International Passenger Terminal. In addition, “Noh ‘SUMIDAGAWA’-Sound of prayer cradled in sorrow-“will be held in February 2019.Stay tuned for the many exciting programs planned in the coming months.
Full press release (PDF) is available here.
Experience Ikebana, Sashimono, Kimono, Shishimai, Noh and more exciting traditional Japanese culture!