Japanese Folk Performance
15th Tama River Basin Folk Performance Festival

The Tama River comes alive with local folk arts

A grand festival of folklore music and dance that has developed around the Tama River. There will be 8 groups participating the festival, and will show their unique traditional art performances that has been handed down from generation to generation among the local people. The performance will include instrumental recital, traditional dance, “kagura” sacred music and dance performance for gods, and “shishimai” a sacred lion dance. Tama River’s source is found in Yamanashi prefecture, west of Tokyo and the river flows through on the dividing line between Tokyo and Kanagawa. The riverside is popular for picnic and sports activities.

  • Hashidate Kagura Preservation meeting (Kosuge-mura, Yamanashi)
    Hashidate Kagura Preservation meeting
    (Kosuge-mura, Yamanashi)
  • Musasi Kokufu Taiko Hibikikai (Fuchu-shi)
    Musasi Kokufu Taiko Hibikikai
Schedule Sunday 7 December, 2014 at 12:30
Venue Komae Ecorma Hall(Komae Civic Hall)
1-2-1 Motoizumi, Komae-shi, Tokyo

Admission: Free


Participants from 6 cities of Tokyo, Fuchu, Chofu, Hino, Komae, Tama, Okutama, and 2 villages from Yamanashi prefecture, Kosuge and Tanbayama.

※The program contents may change.

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