Feel free to come and experience these four traditional arts which represent the traditional culture of Japan! Take this chance to feel and experience Japan’s culture!

Rakugo Workshop

Experience Japanese humor and storytelling with Rakugo!
A solo entertainer seated on stage performs a humorous monologue playing the parts of different characters and acting out scenes with gestures. The performer inspires the imagination of the audience through the skill he employs when telling the story. Workshop attendees and even tourists can enjoy this popular form of comedy in Japan!

Dates held : October 24, November 21, December 19, March 20
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Nihon buyō Workshop

Experience the beauty of traditional Japanese dance!
“Nihon buyo” or traditional Japanese dance is one of Japan’s performing arts. Performed on stage to dramatic music, performers glide across the stage with quiet feet and calm movements. Experience the highlight of this art where the outward expression of inner beauty subtly come together in this graceful performance on stage.

Dates held : October 17, November 14, December 12, March 13
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Tate Workshop

Experience theatrical sword-fighting with Chanbara!
Theatrical sword-fighting, also called "Tate" in Japan, is the action-packed art of enacting and performing battles on stage or in movies. Come take up a sword and come in touch with your heart, technique and body.

Dates held : October 31, November 28, January 9, March 27
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Taiko Workshop

Feel the rhythm of Japan!
Taiko is one of Japan's most famous Japanese musical instruments. Join the drummers for a high-energy and exciting experience that brings you into the culture and world of Taiko drumming in Japan!

Dates held : October 3, November 7, December 5, February 20

Location and Event Details

Event location SPACE9
Abeno Harukas Kintestu Honten Wing Building 9th Floor
Address1-1-43 Abenosuji, Abeno-ku, Osaka city, Osaka, 545-8545, JAPAN

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Time of the event1st showing:
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

2st showing:7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Dates the workshops will be heldRakugo Workshop: October 24, November 21, December 19, March 20

Nihon buyō Workshop:October 17, November 14, December 12, March 13

Tate Workshop:October 31, November 28, January 9, March 27

Taiko Workshop :October 3, November 7, December 5, February 20
Entry FeeParticipating Fee 2,000 yen
Observation Fee 1,000 yen


Workshop Event Dates*
October 2018
Oct. 3rd Taiko WorkshopOct. 17th Nihon buyōOct. 24th Rakugo WorkshopOct. 31st Tate Workshop
November 2018
Nov. 7th Taiko WorkshopNov.14 Nihon buyō WorkshopNov. 21 Rakugo WorkshopNov. 28th Tate Workshop
December 2018
Dec. 5th Taiko WorkshopDec. 12th Nihon buyō WorkshopDec. 19th Rakugo Workshop
January 2019
Jan. 9th Tate Workshop
February 2019
Feb. 20th Taiko Workshop
March 2019
Mar. 13 Nihon buyō WorkshopMar. 20th Rakugo WorkshopMar. 27th Tate Workshop
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