Did you know that there are many theaters, large and small, in the Tokyo district of Ikebukuro? Ikebukuro is not just known for anime, but is a town of performing arts as well.
It is here in Ikebukuro that the global performing arts event “Tokyo Metropolitan Festival 2017” will be held.
At the “Festival/Tokyo 2017”, the main attraction of the event, cutting-edge performances from countries in areas including Europe and Southeast Asia, open-participation events, and other unique programs that transcend age, nationality, and genre will be presented.
There will be a great variety of programs including the “Ikebukuro Play Festival”, a theater contest whose grand prize is determined by judges selected through public invitation; dance performances by internationally-active dance artist Chisato Minamimura; and the “Daidengaku Ikebukuro Emaki”, which features performances staged in the town of Ikebukuro by kyogen* performer Manzo Nomura.
You will definitely be able to find a performance to capture your interest! This autumn, how about experiencing and enjoying Tokyo culture in Ikebukuro?
|Dates:||From September 22 (Fri.) to December 2 (Mon.), 2017|
*A classic form of comedy that incorporates everyday humor and has been passed down from the 14th century.