Fantastic Iwate Sanriku Traditional Performing Arts Festival 2020 <Rikuzentakata City>

~ Iwate's arts and flowers gather here ~

Schedule: 2020年03月21日

  • Rikuzentakata-city
  • History Culture

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A performance of traditional performing arts in Rikuzentakata, Iwate, Toyama, and Tokyo, hosted by the Happy Izuru Kuni Iwate Executive Committee, as well as a performance of the Kabuki dance “Renshishi” featuring Kabuki actors Uji Ichikawa, Hiromatsu Otani and others. "Fantastic Iwate Sanriku Traditional Performing Arts Festival 2020" will be held at Rikuzentakata City, Yume Arena Takata Multipurpose Hall.

Iwate Sanriku is known as a treasure trove of folk entertainment. Performing arts were a religion, a recreation and a power to connect the hearts of local people after the earthquake. At the festival, cooperate with Tokushima, the birthplace of Ecchu Yao Owara Dance and Awa Odori, which are lyrical, dignified and graceful of Toyama Prefecture, and graceful in a sad tone. You can see Tokyo Koenji Awa Odori, which is spreading to the world. Please take this opportunity to enjoy the splendor of traditional Japanese performing arts.

Please come to the event after inviting your family and friends!

Date: Saturday, March 21, 2020
Open 12:30 Start 13:00 / End 17:00 (planned)
Rikuzentakata City / Dream Arena Takata

Free admission, admission required * Application required

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* Distribution starts at 9:00 am on February 7, 2020 at the following locations (up to 4 people per person)

〇Rikuzentakata Community Hall 9: 00-17: 00
〇Abasse Takata Information 9: 00-19: 00
〇Rikuzentakata City Town Development Promotion Section 9: 00-17: 00 * Weekdays only

Capacity: 2,000 people (first come, first served)

[Traditional performing arts in Rikuzentakata]
Naked deer dance (Naked deer dance preservation society)
Kinari peasant dance (Kinari peasant dance preservation society)
Kesencho kenka tanabata drum (Kesencho kenka tanabata preservation society)
Tanazuka Nenbutsu Armor Sword Dance

[Traditional performing arts in Iwate]
Unazumi Toramai (Kamaishi City / Unazumi Youth Association)
Kamiyanagi Shishi Dance (Tono City / Kamiyanagi Shishi Dance Preservation Society)
Hayaikeminedake Kagura (Hanamaki City / Dake Kagura Preservation Society)
Futako Oni Kenmai (Kitakami City / Futako Oni Ken Preservation Association)

[The guests]
Ecchu Yao Owara Dance (Toyama / Toyama folk song Ecchu Yao Owara preservation society)
Tokyo Koenji Awa Odori (Tokyo / Tokyo Koenji Awa Odori Promotion Association)

Kabuki dance "Renshishi"
Uchiji Ichikawa, Hiromatsu Otani and others

[Sponsored] Happiness of the Country Iwate Executive Committee, Rikuzentakata City [support] Rikuzentakata City Board of Education, Rikuzentakata City Tourism and Local Products Association,
Rikuzentakata City Local Performing Arts Organization Liaison Council [Cooperation] Sankyokai Planning, 3Top Inc.
Japan Expo Innovation Project
FY2019 Agency for Cultural Affairs Regional Cultural Heritage Comprehensive Use Promotion Project

For details such as application, please see the following or attached ↓↓

Event contents

Dream Arena
Period of holding


 Fantastic Iwate Sanriku Traditional Performing Arts Festival 2020 <Rikuzentakata City>

  • Happy Iwate Country Iwate Executive Committee (within SAP)
  • TEL: 03-6912-0945 (平日10:00~18:00)
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