Arts Council Tokyo Traditional Culture Program / Approaching Tokyo Tradition

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Four projects with charm of Japanese traditional
culture and performing arts
Various events for adults, children and foreigners

01Festivals

Program
Legendary Tamatebako (Treasure Box) - Tama Traditional Culture Festival 2017
Venue
Hachioji area (Nishi Hoshasen U Road)
Date
September 9 (Sat) - 10 (Sun), 2017
Program
Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony 2017
Venue
Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum
Date
October 7 (Sat) – 8 (Sun), 2017 (Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum)
October 21 (Sat) – 22 (Sun), 2017 (Hama-rikyu Gardens)
Program
Edo Asobi Nihonbashi Traditional Culture Festival
Venue
Nihonbashi area (Around FUKUTOKU GARDEN)
Date
November 3 (Fri) – 5 (Sun), 2017
Program
Kagurazaka Street Stage O-edo Tour 2017 -Japanese Traditional Culture Festival-
Venue
Kagurazaka area
Date
November 11 (Sat) – 12 (Sun), 2017
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02Performing arts

Program
Oedo Vaudeville Show and Traditional Geisha Dances Ⅶ
Venue
National Theatre (Large Theatre)
Date
September 18 (Mon), 2017
Program
18th Tama River Basin Folk Performance Festival
Venue
Komae Ecorma Hall
Date
December 3 (Sun), 2017
Program
FORM II
Venue
Tokyo International Forum
Date
January 2 (Tue) - 3 (Wed), 2018
Program
MIZUKAGAMI of Noh “HAGOROMO”―Imagination to project―
Venue
NIKKEI Hall
Date
February 12 (Mon), 2018
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03For foreign visitors

Short-term experience programs

Program
Traditional culture experience program for foreign visitors
Engei in Edo-Tokyo Museum
Venue
Edo-Tokyo Museum 5F permanent exhibition area
Date
Every Saturday from April 8, 2017 to September 30, 2017
Program
Traditional culture experience program for foreign visitors
Engei in Haneda Airport International Passenger Terminal
Venue
Haneda Airport International Passenger Terminal 5F Festival Plaza and others
Date
About three Mondays a month from April 10, 2017 to March, 2018
Program
Traditional culture experience program for foreign visitors
Japanese dance workshop
Venue
Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center 6F
Date
Every Sunday from April 2017 to March 2018 (*There are some exceptions)
Program
Traditional culture experience program for foreign visitors
Shamisen of nagauta workshop
Venue
Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center 6F
Date
Once a month on Sunday from April 16, 2017 to March 18, 2018
Program
Traditional culture experience program for foreign visitors
Koto music workshop
Venue
Tokyo City i Performance Zone (KITTE B1F)
Date
Once a month from October 2017 to March 2018
Program
Traditional culture experience program for foreign visitors
Flower arrangement, Edo Sashimono and Kimono dressing
Venue
Outdoor Booths in Hama-rikyu Gardens
Date
October 21 (Sat) - 22 (Sun), 2017
Program
Traditional culture experience program for foreign visitors Kabuki
Venue
Kyoraku-TEI (COREDO Muromachi 3 3F), harappa Nihonbashi, a special stage at FUKUTOKU GARDEN
Date
November 4 (Sat) - 5 (San), 2017

Experience and appreciation programs

Program
Edo String Puppetry & Comic Storytelling “What Bunshichi Mottoi Did in Edo Old Town”
Venue
KFC Hall (Kokusai Fashion Center, Ryogoku)
Date
December 20 (Wed), 2017
Program
Noh “OKINA” ―Encounter with Deities
Venue
Roppeita XIV Commemorative Noh Theatre (Kita Noh Theatre)
Date
January 27 (Sat), 2018
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04For children

Program
Traditional Performing Arts for Kids
Venue
Umewaka Noh Theatre, Nihonbashi Kokaido, etc.
Date
Year-round
Program
Traditional culture and performing arts experience programs for kids
Venue
Elementary School, Junior High School, High School and Special Needs Education School in Tokyo
Date
Year-round

Arts Council Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture