Anyone with an interest in Japanese culture will certainly appreciate an evening at the Gion Corner Theater. The program ... More
Gion Corner Theater
Anyone with an interest in Japanese culture will certainly appreciate an evening at the Gion Corner Theater. The program includes performances by geisha and maiko (apprentice geisha) and other traditional artists, and it covers bunraku (puppet shows), gagaku (courtly music), koto and shamisen music performances as well as ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement), kyogen (classic comic dramas), tea ceremony and traditional dance. All in all, you will experience virtually the full gamut of Japanese traditional performing arts. It is a spectacular experience that you will remember for a long time.
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