Japanese Traditional Dance performance: Akira Kai
Date: Saturday, May 4, 2013 (holiday)
Time: 11 a.m. (doors open 10:30 a.m.)
Place: National Theatre Large Hall
Hayabusa-cho 4-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Access by subway: The National Theatre is 5 minutes’ walk from the Hanzomon Station on the Hanzomon Line, or 10 minutes’ walk from the Nagatacho Station on the Yurakucho, Hanzomon, and Nanboku lines.
Starting at 11 a.m., many dance numbers will be performed with various kinds of traditional music, including naga’uta, tokiwazu, kiyomoto, and gidayu.
The final work in the program is a new composition by Tsuruga Wakasanojo, Daruma-san, using a text by Yashiro Inosuke. Wakasanojo composed this work in response to requests for new shinnai works that even children could enjoy.
Shinnai performers: Tsuruga Wakasanojo and his students
Dancer: Fujima Jinsho
Seats are not reserved.
Tickets: 5,000 yen
Wakasanojo offers free tickets to anyone seeing this notice in his blog. To obtain tickets, send your request in Japanese or English to one of the following:
In your message, include your name and address, the date of the performance, and the number of tickets you would like.
Organizer of this event:
Japanese Traditional Dance Association Akira Kai,
Fujima Jinsho and Fujima Jin’oh