Roppongi Hills

Sanriku International Arts Festival in Roppongi Art Night 2016, “Road with King of the Forest” Simultaneous Program

photo2:© Takahiro Kohara

October 22 (Sat) 12:00 - 14:00
(12:00 - 13:00 Performance、13:00 - 14:00 Workshop)
Roppongi Hills Arena
[Participation fee]
The Japan Contemporary Dance Network(JCDN)
The Japan Foundation Asia Center

An international performing arts exchange support project by the Agency for Cultural Affairs in FY2016

Part of the performing arts festival held every year since 2014 to communicate the appeal of local performing arts of the Sanriku coast that were born through history and culture, and are still passed down the generations, and to encourage interaction with overseas and other regions through performing arts will be coming to Tokyo. What will people feel and desire seeing the performers wearing masks and costumes as they fill the space with the sound of drums, gongs and flutes? The performance entitled "Road with King of the Forest" by Usuzawa Shishi Odori (Otsuchi-cho) representative of Iwate prefecture, and the Barong performers, gamelan players and dancers of Bali, Indonesia will gracefully dance through Roppongi.
* After the performance, a workshop on gamelan music and other topics will be open to the public. Details such as the venue and time will be provided at a later date.