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Fantastic Site - Special Performances at Tokyo Festival 2020

There are places in the metropolis where we can catch a glimpse of the borderline demarcating the point at which it developed from Edo into Tokyo. These include Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, which is a nationally designated Important Cultural Property, and downtown Hachioji, which was one of the largest textile-producing areas from the early 18th century through to the early 20th century. These two sites redolent of Tokyo’s history will host performances of Butoh, a style of physical expression originating in Japan that has won worldwide acclaim as a performing arts genre, and also performances by dancers inspired by the Butoh tradition.


Garden of Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, around Hachioji Station


Organized by
Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Co-organized by
Tokyo Festival Executive Committee [Toshima City, Toshima Mirai Cultural Foundation, Festival/Tokyo Executive Committee, Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture (Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre & Arts Council Tokyo)]

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