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Performance activity

Traditional Japanese culture covers a variety of genres such as Japanese music, Japanese dance, flower arrangement, calligraphy, martial arts, and painting.

Our Association of Classical Japanese Arts aims to study, appreciate, and disseminate various traditional Japanese cultures, and to have better exchanges between performers. Once a year, we hold a performance called "Rakukayo Dance-Sing for Joy, Dance for Joy".

Through this activity, we believe that it is our mission to protect traditional culture and pass it on to future generations.

 

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Performance activity

Traditional Japanese culture covers a variety of genres such as Japanese music, Japanese dance, flower arrangement, calligraphy, martial arts, and painting.

Our Association of Classical Japanese Arts aims to study, appreciate, and disseminate various traditional Japanese cultures, and to have better exchanges between performers. Once a year, we hold a performance called "Rakukayo Dance-Sing for Joy, Dance for Joy".

Through this activity, we believe that it is our mission to protect traditional culture and pass it on to future generations.

 

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International exchange

The Japan Traditional Culture Association is entrusted with the "Agency for Cultural Affairs Reiwa 3rd Year Regional Club Activity Promotion Project and Regional Culture Club (tentative name) Establishment Support Project".

1 aim

In order to secure opportunities for high-quality and diverse cultural and artistic activities in the area where children are close to us, we will play a central role in local cultural facilities, cultural and artistic organizations, art-related educational institutions, etc. We will carry out a model project to establish the "Regional Culture Club (tentative name)" and help analyze and verify issues and methods. Specifically, we will hold a workshop on Japanese music, which is a culture unique to Japan, in class with the aim of cultivating rich sensibilities and emotions.

2 targets

4th to 6th grade of elementary school / 1st to 3rd grade of junior high school

3 formats

(1) Time required: 1 unit time (45 minutes)

(2) Class format: Class unit

(3) Location: Classrooms, music classes, special classrooms, gymnasiums, etc.

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Volunteer activities

The Japan Classical Arts Association holds appreciation sessions and workshops at various educational institutions, welfare facilities, and local events.

 

Educational institution

[Classes are held once or twice a month, and the results will be announced on stage]

  • Yokohama City Serigaya Minami Elementary School Dream Class (2004-)

  • Shinagawa Ward Daisan Hino Elementary School Smile School (2015-)

  • Minato-ku Shinmei Children's Junior and Senior High School Plaza (2017-)

 

[Examples of educational institutions conducting workshops]

  • Konan Elementary School, Minato Ward

  • Haneda Elementary School, Ota-ku Summer Vacation Exciting School

  • Sunamachi Elementary School, Koto Ward

  • Fukagawa Elementary School, Koto Ward

  • Matsudo Ichikawa Zuka Elementary School

  • United School of Tokyo

  • Musashino Art University Open Campus

  • Temple University, Japan

Nursing care facilities / hospitals

  • Day Home Yuri no Kigami Ishigami

  • Life Commune Kita Kamakura

  • Life & Senior House Nippori

  • Day Service Toritsu Nishiichinoe

  • Aria Meguro Senzoku

  • Aria Himonya

  • Warakuhisa Senior Residence Nagatsuta

  • Granda Mejiro Shinjuku

  • Suncare Togoshi Ginza

  • Alive Mejiro

  • Joy Stage Hachioji

  • Otowa Ebisu Forest

  • Showa University Karasuyama Hospital Rehabilitation Center, etc.

 

Local events

  • Konno Hachimangu Shrine annual festival dedication performance (twice a year)

  • Roppongi Hills New Year (January 2nd and 3rd every year: Koto performance and workshop)

  • Syrian Refugee Support Charity Event de <Support>

  • Minato Ward Area Genki Fair

  • Gotenyama Sakura Festival

  • Shinagawa Spring Terrace Spring Lala ♪ Spring Concert

  • (Shinagawa Season Terrace), etc.

 

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International exchange

The  Association of Classical Japanese Arts provides an opportunity to appreciate better Japanese traditional culture through concerts and workshops not only in Japan but also overseas.

 

[Overseas performance history]

  • 1984 "Music of the 16th Century / East and West"

(United States: University of Colorado Music Hall)

  • 1984 Denver Taiko and Joint Concert

(United States: Denver Dist Church)

  • 2000 Japan Festival

(Austria: Vienna Concerto House)

  • 2007 St. Petersburg Japanese Culture Festival

(Russia: St. Petersburg National Conservatory Opera and Ballet Theater)

  • 2010 Japan-China music exchange performance

(People's Republic of China: Shanghai)

  • 2015 concert

(Republic of Slovenia: Ljubljana Spanski Borch)

  • 2015 Joint concert with Croatian National Folk Dance Company

(Croatia: Lysineski Hall)

  • 2015 Joint concert with World Intangible Heritage KLAPA

(Croatia: Church of St. Donato)

  • 2019 Japan-Hungary 150th Anniversary Concert

(Hungary: Budapest)

  • 2019 Japan-Austria 150th Anniversary Concert

(Austria: Haydn Hall)