This is an art live performance event reflecting on a symbol of Wabi-Sabi, which is deeply rooted in Japanese culture. Most Japanese gardens, also known as Zen gardens, have moss and are thought to be incomplete without it. The Japanese national anthem even contains the word “moss” (In English: “May your world go on for thousands of years / Until pebbles merge into one giant rock and covered with moss.”) This performance theme is prosperity, the beauty of moss, and the time axis of stones and Wabi-Sabi. The featured artist, Ibuki Kuramochi will perform Butoh dances and live paintingin collaboration with Japanese musicians who improvise on Shakuhachi and Koto.
The event will take place at Rakudoan in Chiyoda, a few minutes walk from Ogawamachi and Awajicho stations.
Held around Takarada Ebisu Shrine, this fair is a popular seasonal event in the community of the former Odenma-cho area (3 Honcho and Odenma-cho, Nihonbashi) and Horidome-cho. The fair is known for a number of vendors selling the local specialty […]
Held over a weekend in mid October, the Kawagoe Festival is renowned as Koedo-Kawagoe’s liveliest event of the year. The festival features spectacular festival floats carrying exquisitely crafted dolls which are pulled around the center of Koedo-Kawagoe’s landmark Kurazukuri (traditional […]
One of the slightly more interesting autumn festivals each year is the Koto Ward Citizens Festival Central Festival at Kiba Park in mid-October. Originally, the entirety of Kiba Park was taken up by a giant log pond for supplying lumber to Edo. […]
The Japan Indonesia Citizens Friendship Festival takes place at the Yoyogi Park Events Square and offers a whole host of traditional food, performances and more. The main stage will be providing all the best entertainment, from dance to music all […]
11:00am – 7:00pm