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Traditional culture experience program for foreign visitors Kabuki

Kabuki is one of Japan's representative traditional art of entertainment, integrating elements of music, dance, and acting. It is said to have been created in Kyoto around 1600. Since then, it has continued to pass down its traditions while incorporating modernity, continuing to exist as a form of the theater which has fascinated people for more than 400 years. In 2005, it was registered as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.
After explanation of Kabuki history and actions by a Kabuki actor, participants can explanation prop for Kabuki.
In addition, you can experience mie (pose), lines or enjoy kumatori ( Kabuki make up) demonstration by a Kabuki actor.

Date
November 4 (Sat) - 5 (Sun), 2017
Time
November 4 (Sat)
【1st session】12:00〜13:00
・ Explanation of Kabuki history and actions by a Kabuki actor, and experience of mie(pose) and line / Time: 12:00-12:30
・ Experience trying prop for Kabuki. You can take photo with props such as Japanese sword. / Time: 12:30-13:00
【2nd session】14:00〜14:45
・Explanation of Kabuki history, talk about name succession, and experience of mie(pose) and line by a Kabuki actor.
【3rd session】17:00〜18:00
・ Explanation of Kabuki history and actions by a Kabuki actor, and experience of kumadori (kabuki makeup) demonstration by a Kabuki actor / Time: 17:00-17:30
・ Experience trying prop for Kabuki. You can take photo with props such as Japanese sword. / Time: 17:30-18:00

November 5 (Sun)
【4th session】12:00〜13:00
・ Explanation of Kabuki history and actions by a Kabuki actor, and experience of mie(pose) and line / Time: 12:00-12:30
・ Experience trying prop for Kabuki. You can take photo with props such as Japanese sword. / Time: 12:30-13:00
【5th session】14:00〜14:45
・Explanation of Kabuki history, talk about name succession, and experience of mie(pose) and line by a Kabuki actor.
【6th session】17:00〜18:00
・ Explanation of Kabuki history and actions by a Kabuki actor, and experience of kumadori (kabuki makeup) demonstration by a Kabuki actor / Time: 17:00-17:30
・ Experience trying prop for Kabuki. You can take photo with props such as Japanese sword. / Time: 17:30-18:00
Venue
Kyoraku-TEI (COREDO Muromachi 3 3F) (1st, 4th, 6th session)
Kyoraku-TEI COREDO Muromachi 3 3F, 1-5-5 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

harappa Nihonbashi (3rd session)
YS Building 2F, 2-2-2, Nihonbashi Honcho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

A special stage at FUKUTOKU GARDEN (2nd, 5th session)
Fukutoku Garden 2-5-10, Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Capacity
30 per / day (1st, 3nd, 4th, 6th session)
Participation
Please apply your ticket in advance from the link below. (1st, 3rd ,4th ,6th session)
http://tokyo-tradition.peatix.com
* Application accepted on event days when undersubscribed.
Advance application not required. (2nd, 5th session)
Admission
Free
Organized by
Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Supported by and in cooperation with
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Leaflet

* Guidance is available in English and we will hand out the manual in Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean.
* There will be an English interpreter only in 2nd and 5th session.
* All programs are subject to change without notice.

Arts Council Tokyo,
Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation
for History and Culture