Engei(Acrobatics, paper cutting, traditional magic, etc.) Workshop

A performance-based experience. Professional performers bring you traditions such as paper cutting, acrobatics and magic tricks, of the type still popular today in vaudeville theater. Visitors can join in, and have the opportunity to make simple paper cut shapes and try “kasamawashi”, where a ball is rotated on a parasol without dropping it.
※Contents may vary depending on the day.

Additional workshops will be offered in February and March

  • Experiencing paper cutting(Kamikiri)

  • Traditional magic(Wazuma)

  • Trying kasamawashi(Acrobatics)

  • A young visitor tries acrobatics(Acrobatics)
Date Every Saturday from Saturday 25 April 2015 ~ March 2016 (Excluding 26 December 2015).
Additional Date Tuesday 9th February 2016
Time:Changed as follows
1st 13:30~14:00, 2nd 14:45~15:15, 3rd 16:00~16:30

Tuesday 15th March 2016
Time:Changed as follows
1st 13:30~14:00, 2nd 14:45~15:15, 3rd 16:00~16:30
Time 14:45~, 16:00~, 17:15~ (30 minutes)
Venue Edo-Tokyo Museum
Participation Visitors will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis
Capacity Around 50 per performance
Price Free (Admission fee for Permanent Exhibition is charged for the museum)
Organized by Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Supported and Cooperated by

Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Supported by RAKUGO GEIJYUTSU association


*All programs and performances are subject to change without notice.

一般社団法人 日本観光通訳協会(JGA)
Past Performances
平成26年度伝統芸能公演開催内容  平成25年度伝統芸能公演開催内容  平成24年度伝統芸能公演開催内容  平成23年度伝統芸能公演開催内容  平成22年度伝統芸能公演開催内容  平成21年度伝統芸能公演開催内容


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