Traditional
Culture and Arts
Program

Arts Council Tokyo
Traditional Culture
and Arts Program

Traditional
Culture and Arts
Program

撮影:武藤奈緒美

撮影:菅原康太

Arts Council Tokyo offers a variety of traditional cultural programs that foreigners can enjoy.

Why don't you take this opportunity to experience the world of traditional culture that has been practiced in Japan for centuries.

Festivals

  • Traditional performing arts performed in a historic town

    Kagurazaka Street Stage O-edo Tour 2021

    Date:
    May 22 (Sat) - 23 (Sun), 2021
    Venue:
    Kagurazaka area
  • Traditional culture of Tama gathering in Hachioji

    Legendary Tamatebako (Treasure Box)

    Date:
    May 29 (Sat) - 30 (Sun), 2021
    Venue:
    North exit, JR Hachioji station (Nishi Hoshasen U-Road, Yokoyamacho Park), Icho Hall and more
  • Touch the Japanese traditional tea ceremony culture!

    Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony 2021

    Date:
    9(Sat) - 10 (Sun),October 2021
    Venue:
    Hama-rikyu Gardens
    Date:
    October 23(Sat) - 24 (Sun),2021
    Venue:
    Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum

Traditional performing arts programs

  • Themed on "Encounter," this performance explores bodily expression, from the perspective of the harmony and confrontation of tradition and modernity.

    Nakamura

    Jakuemon

    Yoshida

    Tamao

    Yamada Un

    (Photo:HAL KUZUYA)

    Two Microcosms-A Moment of Encounter-

    Date:
    May 22(Sat),2021 Start at 15:30pm
    Venue:
    National Theatre (Large Theatre)
  • Performers recite a poem in a loud voice for Japanese poetic sentiment and dance in integrity

    The Inherited Spirit of the Samurai Gin-ei and Ken-Shibu

    Date:
    August 17 (Tue), 2021
    Venue:
    National Theatre (Large Theatre)

Experiential programs for children

  • Experience genuine Japanese traditional performing arts

    撮影:菅原康太

    Traditional Performing Arts for Kids

    Date:
    September, 2021 - March, 2022
    Venue:
    Opening ceremony: National Noh Theatre Lesson: Umewaka Noh Theatre, Geino-kadensha, etc.
    Performance: Hosho Noh Theater, National Theatre (Large Theatre)
  • Japanese Traditional Culture and Performing Arts experience through school education

    Traditional Culture and Performing Arts Experience Program for Kids

    Date:
    June, 2021 - March, 2022
    Venue:
    Elementary, Junior High, and High Schools, Compulsory Education Schools, Secondary Schools,Special Needs Schools, and International Schools that are accredited as schools, within the metropolis of Tokyo
We take measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus in each project.
However, contents and performers may be subject to change without notice.

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