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The First

Sing for Joy, Dance for Joy 

(Ra Kka Yo Yo)

Held at Nihonbashi Auditorium on Sunday, March 21, 2021


Date: March 21, 2021 (Sun) 11:30 Open 12:00 Start 18:20 Scheduled to end

Location: Nihonbashi Koukaidou 

Admission: 2,000 yen (all seats are free)


To apply for a ticket, please contact each performer or the Association of Classical Japanese Arts Secretariat.

Inquiries: Ra Kka Yo Yo (Sing for Joy, Dance for Joy) Secretariat

TEL (03) 6277-3220/FAX (03) 3280-3010


Organizer: Association of Classical Japanese Arts


"Sing for Joy, Dance for Joy" FREE live streaming Information

On the day of the performance, it will be broadcast live on Youtube. 
If you would like to watch the performance from the different place, please visit our live streaming site to enjoy it.
~ How to watch ~
On the start time of the day (March 21st 12pm Japan Time / March 20th, 10pm U.S. EST), please join our Youtube channel from the URL below. You can see it by clicking "Live" and the video at the top displayed at the bottom right.
(In addition to the distribution on the day, past performance videos are uploaded on this channel.)
After the live stream, you can watch it in the archive for 10 days (until March 31st), so please enjoy it if you missed it or want to see it repeatedly.
* Both live and archive are free.


 1. Shin Sanbaso

  2. Sandan no Shirabe

  3. Rokudan no Shirabe

  4. Shinnai Nagashi

  5. Isuzu Gawa

  6. Haru no Yo

  7. Hachidan no Shirabe

  8. Haru no Umi


  9. Tsubaki Zukushi

10. Atsumori

11. Kuro Kami

12. Hira

13. Kimetsu no Yaiba "Gurenge"

14. Kimetsu Shishimai

15. Mama no Kawa


16. Frere Jacques

17. Medaka no Gakkou

18. Soushun Fu

19. Tanima no Suisya

20. Tsuru no Ongaeshi

21. Daikoku Mai

22. Matsu no Hagoromo

23. Eihei no Koutai

24. Mizu no Ne


25. Tsukuda

26. Haru no Sono

27. Kamimu

28. Azuma Jishi

29. Shochikubai

30. Yoyo no Hoshi

31. Kare San Sui


32. Tate Enbu

33. Reiwa Rokudan no Shirabe

34. Senbon Zakura

35. Yachiyo Jishi

36. Hana no Uta

37. Shishi Mai

38. Kinuta


39. Toginuta

40. Hyoka Nidai

41. Mizu no Hentai

42. Shunkei Hashou

43. Nara no Shiki

44. Spain Fu Sokkyou Kyoku

45. Shiki no Yanagi

* The scheduled time is a guide. About 30 minutes may be early or late, so we recommend that you consider enough time to come.

* Programs and order are subject to change.

◇ We ask for your understanding and cooperation regarding the following items in accordance with the guidelines for preventing the spread of COVID-19 infection.

・ Please refrain from visiting if you have any cold symptoms or poor physical condition during fever.
・ Please wear a mask
・ Please refrain from bouquets, gifts, etc.
・ Please refrain from bringing large baggage
・ Please note that the name and emergency contact information provided at the time of admission may be provided to the public health center if necessary.

Performers Group

Tokiwazu Saizou Group/Sato-Kagura Kato Toshihiko Group/Shinka Society/Sakura Saite/Enishi-Tsuzuri Shuh no Jin/Washu-Enzan School of Bonseki/Mionokai JAPAN



Tokiwazu Hatsusedayu


Important intangible cultural property holder (collective recognition)

He is a director of the Jobanzu Association and is a major figure in the Jobanzu world, but he focuses on training young people and loves Jobanzu above all.


Tokiwazu Saizo

Important intangible cultural property holder (collective recognition)

After learning Nagauta from an early age and studying Hayashi, he became the current Tokiwazu shamisen player. He is working hard every day to popularize shamisen music, such as performing numerous overseas performances with Master Tokiwazu Mojizou, and conducting independent lectures at Colorado State University and the Korean Foreign Language Institute.


Kishizawa Shikiharu


In 1995, he was introduced to the 11th generation Kishizawa Shikisa. In the same year, he appeared on NHK-FM "Traditional Japanese Music" as Kishizawa Shikiharu in the recording of "Ninja Koikyokusha". Since then, he has appeared in many Kabuki and dance performances.


Ono Mayumi


Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Department of Japanese Music. Studied under the late Kiyoko Miyagi (living national treasure). Winner of the national Miyagi Koto Association competition. 1979 Established Jiuta Soukyoku Mionokai. Held every year since the 1980 Onshukai (performance session). Recitals at the University of Colorado Music Hall, Kioi Hall, Shibuya Cerulean Noh Theater, Oita Prefectural Noh Theater, etc. Performed various concerts and TV appearances at five venues in Slovenia and Croatia for 15 years, including concerts at the Denver Dist Church, Vienna Concerto House, Haydn Hall, St. Petersburg Conservatory, etc. The 73rd Agency for Cultural Affairs Art Festival participation performance "Mayumi Ono Sangen Recital-Akisaisai". 2019 Hungary Austria 150th Anniversary Performance. 2020 74th Agency for Cultural Affairs Art Festival Participation Performance "Mayumi Ono Sangen Recital-Fuyusaisai". Beyon 2020 certification / 2017 Minato Ward Cultural Arts Activity Support Project, MINATO City Promotion Crew Certification Project, Minato Ward Traditional Culture Introduction Project, etc. She preside over and give guidance to the younger generation. Official Website

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Iseki Kazuhiro


Studied under Tadao Sawai, Kazue Sawai, Takeshi Nakai, and Takako Kiku Masaraku. He graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Faculty of Music, Department of Japanese Music. He has participated in many overseas performances in the United States, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, France, Finland, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, India, etc., and has performed with orchestras. He has appeared on NHK FM "Moment of Japanese Music" and "Hundred Japanese Music". From 2008 to 2010, he will be a part-time lecturer at Miyagi University of Education. In addition to his activities as a performer, such as playing and teaching younger generations, he also composed music. In 2004, he released his first original CD "illusion", and in 2019, he released the CD "Akira kou-Kazuhiro Iseki Works". release. He is a professor at Sawai Sakuin. A member of the Tadao Sawai Ensemble.


Okamura Shintaro


Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts and completed the same graduate school. When he was in school, he performed for for the Emperor and the Empress at the Tokagakudo (Music Hall). Sogakudo debut concert "Shintaro Okamura Recital" recommended by Tokyo University of the Arts. Studied shamisen and koto songs under Matsuame Kikufuji, and taught both volumes. Trainee of the Agency for Cultural Affairs Domestic Training System for Emerging Artists. Joint Researcher, Center for Japanese Traditional Music, Kyoto City University of Arts (2006-07). Passed the NHK Japanese music audition. 1st place in the 34th Miyagi Koto Association Koto Competition.

The 6th Kenshun Memorial Koto Competition Encouragement Award. Passed the audition for Japanese music technicians of the Japan Traditional Culture Promotion Foundation, and released a CD. Received the Grand Prize and Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award at the 22nd Kumamoto National Japanese Music Competition. He is pursuing the sound of koto and sangen, centering on Jiuta.


Zenyoji Keisuke


Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Department of Japanese Music, and completed the master's program at the same graduate school. From the age of six, he has been taught by the Komuso Shakuhachi. While attending the university, he studied under Goro Yamaguchi (living national treasure). Since the first recital was held in 1999, it has been held 13 times until now, and won the Agency for Cultural Affairs Art Festival Grand Prize at the 2017 recital. In February 2000, he wrote the shakuhachi instructional book "The First Shakuhachi" (published by Ongaku no Tomosha). Received the Japan Traditional Culture Promotion Foundation Award in May 2002. In October of the same year, he was invited to perform at the World Bank International Conference on Religions for Peace (at Canterbury Cathedral, England). In 2017, received the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award. In addition to playing mainly classical music, he also teaches shakuhachi to popularize the shakuhachi in various parts of the Kanto region. Official web site


Kato Toshihiko


Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Faculty of Music, Department of Japanese Music

He has gained experience in playing and performing kagura since he was a child, and in college he was active mainly in Noh. Established "Sato Kagura Kato Shachu" centered on the same age group while attending Tokyo University of the Arts in order to enliven Kagura, the starting point.

As a representative of the "Non-Profit Organization Sato Kagura / Kamidai Kagura Study Group", while working to inherit and popularize "Kagura", which is the foundation of traditional Japanese performing arts, while making use of the stage experience in "Noh", Japanese dance and Jiuta There are also many activities on the stage such as dance.

In order to pursue the possibilities of "Nohkan" and "Shinobue", we will also focus on composition and performance that incorporates the rhythm of music, aiming to "integrate traditional Japanese performing arts into our lives as if we were learning the piano." It conveys easy-to-understand Japanese music.


Umeya Kisaburo


Graduated from the Department of Japanese Music, Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts. Studied Nagauta Hayashi under the late Fukusaburo Umeya and Nogaku / Koryu Kotsuzumi under Masahiro Sowa. Domestic performances such as Nakamura Kankuro / Nananosuke Kinshu Special Performance, National Theater-sponsored dance performance, USA, Europe (Russia, Slovenia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Poland, Hungary, Lithuania), Asia (Bali, Kazakhstan, South Korea, China) Participated in many overseas performances such as performances. Appeared in the Taiga drama "E", "Yae no Sakura", "Gunshi Kanbei", "Sanada Maru", and the NHK historical drama "Otoko Mae!" Also, a musical accompaniment of "Flower Pride". Active mainly in dance performances and concerts in Japan and overseas. pf: Minako Kikuchi, Sho: Formed "Tomoe no Hana ~ Hanoka ~" with Asumi Toyomi. Currently working at Tokyo University of the Arts as a part-time lecturer.


Tosha Rokon


Born in 1998.

From an early age, he received guidance from his grandfather Tosha Roei and his father Tosha Roei. 2007 First stage (drums) at Nagauta Hayashi "Kazahana no Kai".

Appeared as a musician in various performances such as the 2017 National Theater-sponsored performance and the Kanze Noh Theater "Hanakyo" performance. In 2018, the stage name of Tosha Rokin is allowed. Ichikawa City Cultural Reconstruction Foundation 31st New Performer Competition [Japanese Musical Instrument Category] Received the highest award. 2nd year of Reiwa Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts

Currently, he is studying Hayashi under the sixth generation Iemoto Tosha Rofune, Otsuzumi under Fujisha Rohide, and Shamisen under Kineya Gosuke. Seikyokai, Seibokai Doujin


Hanayagi Takehiroka


She started learning Japanese dance from her father (Hirohiro Hanayagi) at the age of three. Since 2007, she has started human resource development, regional contribution, and international cultural exchange activities under the theme of "more familiar traditional culture."

Participation in the 2016 Belgium-Japan Cultural Friendship 150th Anniversary Arts Festival

Participated in the 2017 Danish Japanese Cultural Friendship 150th Anniversary Arts Festival

2019 Northampton Community, USA

International Cultural Exchange Fund project implemented at Colledge

2020-Children's Dream Fund Lesson and Stage Experience Project


Yokohama Fukumaru

After graduating from the acting department of Tokyo Announce Gakuin, he studied shamisen under Yoshiwara's last geisha, Minako-san (deceased), and became a geisha. Studied Japanese dance and Jiuta dance under Mitsunobu Wakaba, Yumine Furusawa, and Misuzu Yoshimura. Currently, aiming to revive the local Yokohama geisha, he studied the shamisen under Yukino Yamamoto, restored the Yokohama Rika's "Hama Boast" and "Tsunashiman Ondo", and promoted "Nogeyama Bushi". In addition, the easy-to-understand tatami room art that incorporates the Yokohama local performing arts lion dance, Sanbaso, and plays has been highly evaluated, and is attracting attention in overseas performances and the media.

Yokohama Geisha Association Tomikumaru


Yokohama Ichika


She met Ms. Fukumaru in 2018. She becomes a Yokohama geisha, sympathizing with her desire for the further prosperity of Yokohama as well as her Hanayanagi world. She cherishes the unique maai and expression of Japanese classical performing arts, and wants to convey the joy to as many people as possible.

She is also active as a dancer, Kanzaki Senhide, holding her second recital. She won the 2016 World Dance Festival New Face Award.

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Nina Haiverinen


Born in Helsinki Finland. As a prima ballerina in The Finnish National Ballet she has performed various significant main roles of classical ballets like the dual role of Odette/Odile in Swan Lake which she danced in the inauguration of the new Opera House in Helsinki. In late 90’s she moved from classical ballet towards contemporary dance and worked e.g. with choreographer Carolyn Carlson in Paris performing with her company around Europe. Nina has studied different dance cultures like Mohini Attam in Kerala India, in West Africa she learned the roots and tradition of African dance. In Japan she studied tradition of the Noh-theatre with the Japanese Noh-master Hideo Kanze.


Tsumida Hirokazu


Belongs to Meijiza Art Create from 2009 to 2019 while attending university. Currently, he is active as a freelance instructor, mainly on the stage. He is also in charge of choreography for sword fighting at the performance hosted by the entertainment production "K's Link Co., Ltd."


Takata Yukiko


Born in Shizuoka prefecture. Enrolled in the Shochiku Opera Company for 5 years. Experienced in the Soviet Union while enrolled.

Since December 2015, he has studied Sanxian under Mayumi Ono of Jiuta Kagaku Mionokai.

Japanese dance Nishizaki style Natori. Graduated from Meijiza Academy. After graduating from the Bungakuza Platinum class, he is currently enrolled in the theater group Platinum Next. Major appearances "Is it going to be behind me?" "Recommendation of reading drama Junbungaku" "Whale! Get in my hand" "Ishin" In 2020, "Whale! Get in my hand" will be performed in Taiwan doing.



Abe Hochiku


Born in Fukui prefecture.
When she was in elementary school, she was selected for recommendation at the Japan-China Friendship Calligraphy Contest and her calligraphy work was exhibited for the first time in China. When she was a high school student, she was selected for the first time at her Yomiuri Calligraphy Exhibition. She has acquired the instructor qualifications of four organizations.

Winning artist at Nitten, Selected artist of the Kumamoto Calligraphy Federation, Secretary of the Yomiuri Shohokai(Calligraphy Association), Councelor of the Japan Calligraphy Museum, Judging member of the Japan Educational Calligraphy Federation, and Managing director of the Genshinkai.


Fujii Syouya


In 2015, he ranked first in the reading category of the NHK Cup National High School Broadcasting Contest. In 2016, he moderated the opening ceremony at the Spring Senbatsu Koshien (National High School Baseball Championship in Spring). He is currently engaged in voice-based activities such as reading and voice dramas.

Touno Komari


Freelance. Born February 9, 1999. She began studying her drama when she was 16 years old. In addition to her theatrical activities, she also has experience in dance (jazz dance, hip-hop), sword fighting, costume production, and production staff for theater companies. She participated in the Tokyo Mew Mew Nyu ~ ♡ voice actor audition semi-final. Her main appearance history is "Stage Father Return", "Reading Drama Leaving Ceremony Jack", "Reading Drama Bakumatsu Shippuden MIBURO", "Drama CD Hijikata Toshizo Fireworks", etc.


Planning      MIO Corporation

Arrangement      Kinkohdo

Stage Setting      PAC

Tuning      Iseki Kazuhiro & Mizusawa Taisuke

Camera      Kamibayashi Minami

Recording      Tanida Ranzan

Sing for Joy, Dance for Joy Executive Committee

Fujieda Kanako

Honda Mami

Mikami Naomi

Fujimura Nanae

Nakai Yoko

Nakaiwa Runa

Hirabayashi Keiko

Shinohara Masato

Yoshikawa Naoko

Inageda Mamiko

Adachi Isao

Takata Yukiko

Kanada Wakana

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