The “Edo-Tokyo Museum Variety Show” (Edo-haku yose) is held during special holiday seasons.
At this time of year, we organize “Sunflower Variety Show” (Himawari yose) which includes dance, acrobatics and other traditional performing arts that everyone from adults to kids can enjoy. We hope you will enjoy it.
The schedule and content of the shows are as follows.
※Some programs are performed in Japanese.
|【Admission】||Free ※Admission fee is charged for permanent exhibition|
|【Venue】||In front of Nakamura-za kabuki theater, Edo-Tokyo Museum 5F permanent exhibition area|
|■ Kappore||Kappore is the dance that was popular among the common people in the Meiji era from the late Edo period.|
|Date and Time:||Sat. Jul. 13|
|■ Daikagura||Daikagura is traditional Japanese acrobatics.|
|Date and Time:||Wed. Aug. 14|
|■ Shinnai||Shinnai is a performance of sentimental Japanese “joruri” ballad drama.|
|Date and Time:||Sun. Jul. 21, Sun. Jul. 28, Sun. Aug. 25|
|Date and Time:||①11:45〜12:00, ②13:45〜14:00 on Fri. Aug. 9, Sun. Aug. 11|
|①11:30〜11:45, ②13:30〜13:45 on Tue. Aug. 13|
|■ Kaidan|| Kaidan is Japanese Ghost story.
※The performer talks Japanese.
|Date and Time:||The following Fridays – Jul. 19, Jul. 26, Aug. 2, Aug. 9, Aug. 16, Aug. 23, Aug. 30|
|The show on Aug. 2 will be performed in the Small Hall on the 1st floor.
No extra fee is required to watch the show. (Admission fee is charged for permanent exhibition.)
|Date and Time:||Sun. Aug. 11|
|■ Mimicry of the animal|
|Date and Time:||①11:30〜11:45, ②13:30〜13:45 on Mon. Jul. 15|
|①11:30〜11:45, ②13:30〜13:45 on Wed. Aug. 14|
|■ Paper cutting||Kamikiri is traditional Japanese paper cutting. Kamikiri is an improvised art which a performer creates only by a sheet of paper and scissors, according to audience’s requests. In this program, you will cut the paper based on some themes. You can take the paper cutout home after you finish it.|
|Date and Time:||Mon. Aug. 12, Tue. Aug. 13, Thu. Aug. 15, Sun. Aug. 18|
|■ Rakugo talk|
|※The performer talks Japanese.|
|Date and Time:||Sun. Jul. 14, Mon. Jul. 15|
|■ Zokkyoku||Zokkyoku is Japanese folk song.|
|Date and Time:||①11:30〜12:00, ②13:30〜14:00 on Sun. Jul. 14|
①11:30〜11:45, ②13:30〜13:45 on Fri. Aug. 9, Mon. Aug. 12, Thu. Aug. 15, Sun. Aug. 18
※The program contents may be subject to change without notice.