Noh Charity Performance for Kumamoto

Kanze and Kongo school Noh actors, as well as Kyogen actors will perform in a 2-part charity event as part of the Kumamoto earthquake relief effort.

Performances will take place on August 25th at the newly-built Rohm Theatre in Kyoto (Okazaki area). The first section (from 10:30) features the Noh TsunemasaHagoromo, the Kyogen Busu and the half-noh Kokaji. The second section (from 18:30) features the Noh Funa-BenkeiHagoromo, the Kyogen Bo-shibari and the half-noh Shari.

Tickets (1,500yen general admission) are available from June 1st. Each part requires a different ticket. Contact me if you are interested in purchasing a ticket.

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March 11/Sunday Great East Japan Earthquake Memorial Service and Prayer for Rebuilding at Soji-ji, (Soto-zen Daihonzan)

A memorial service and votive performances in celebration of renewal
and reconstruction
will be held at Sojo-ji in Tsurumi Ward, Yokohama.
Schedule of events:
11:30  Memorial Service
12:00  Offering of a Taiko drum performance by 108 volunteers and flower arrangement offering
12:30  Chanting of the Kannon 10 Great Prayers
12:45  Noh:  SHAKKYO Sange-no-shiki”  Shite (White Lion) : UDAKA Michishige, Tsure (First and Second Red Lions): Tatsushige and Norishige
13:30  Special Lecture
14:46  Silent prayer as the temple bell is rung to mark the time of the earthquake


Admission:  free of charge
For information in Japanese call the Daihonzan Sojo-ji information
office: 045・581・6021
Access: click here for a map in Japanese