Held by the Sake Women’s Association (Sake-jo) for the second year, this event is aiming to help the pople of Tokyo “feel the spirit of Iki”. It offers a unique opportunity to taste the entire spectrum of Tokyo’s craft sake as well as shochu distilled on Tokyo’s islands. One can experience its pairing with local cuisines and the traditional glasswares made in Tokyo.
The festival will also feature traditional music and performances from Tokyo including a mini talk-show about Edo food culture between Yukio Hattori, the “Iron Chef” alumni and celebrity food commentator and Kiyomi Mikuni the world famous chef and owner of Hotel de Mikuni. Additionally, there will be traditional performances of ancient court music by Gagaku players and Hachijo-daiko drumming from Hachijo Island. Other performances will include Koto, Shakuhachi and more.
The event is taking place at Kanda Myojin Shrine Saimusho (B1 Hall) which is five minutes from JR Ochnomizu station.
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