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 Traditonal Culture Festival 2018
Venue
Hachioji area (Nishi Hoshasen U Road)
Date
September 22 (Sat) - 23(Sun), 2018
Program
Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony 2018
Venue
Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum, Hama-rikyu Gardens
Date
October 13 (Sat) - 14 (Sun), 2018 (Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum)
October 20 (Sat) - 21 (Sun), 2018 (Hama-rikyu Gardens)
Program
Kagurazaka Street Stage O-edo Tour 2018 -Japanese Traditonal Culture Festival-
Venue
Kagurazaka area
Date
November 10 (Sat) - 11 (Sun), 2018
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02Performing arts

Program
Oedo Vaudeville Show and Taditional Geisha Dance Ⅷ
Venue
National Theatre (Large Theatre)
Date
September 17 (Mon/National holiday), 2018
Program
Traditional Arts Promotion Performances
Venue
TBA
Date
TBA
Program
19th Tama River Basin Folk Performance Festival
Venue
Komae Ecorma Hall
Date
December 9 (Sun), 2018
Program
Traditional Performing Arts Program (J-CULTURE FEST Collaborative Project)
Venue
Tokyo International Forum
Date
January 2 (Wed) - 3 (Thu) (*Scheduled)
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03For foreign visitors

Short-term Experience Programs

Program
Traditional Culture Experience Programs for Foreign Visitors
Engei in Edo-Tokyo Museum
Venue
Edo-Tokyo Museum 5F permanent exhibition area
Date
Every Saturdays from April 14, 2018 to March 30, 2019
Program
Traditional Culture Experience Programs for Foreign Visitors
Japanese dance workshop
Venue
Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center 6F
Date
Every Sundays from April 2018 to March 2019 (* There are some exceptions)
Program
Traditional Culture Experience Programs for Foreign Visitors
Traditional Japanese craft (Edo woodblock printing and the origin of Edo sarasa, stamp dyeing)
Venue
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Main Building No.1 45th Floor South Observatory East side
Date
June 14 (Thu) - June 17 (Sun) 2018

The further information for other experience programs will be announced on this website.

Experience and appreciation programs

Program
Traditional Culture and Performing Arts Experience and Appreciation Program for Foreign Visitors
Venue
TBA
Date
TBA
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04For children

Program
Traditional Performing Arts for Kids
Venue
Training: Umewaka Noh Theatre, etc., Presentation: National Theatre (Small Hall), etc.
Date
July - December, 2018
Program
Traditional Culture and Performing Arts Experience Program for Kids
Venue
Elementary, Junior High and High Schools, Special Needs Schools and International Schools that are accredited as schools, with in the metropolis of Tokyo
Date
June, 2018 - Februrary, 2019