Gokayama’s Traditional Songs and Dances Performance Schedule

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Gokayama is a treasure land of folk songs.

Enjoy and experience traditional Japanese dance! ⇒Culture

 

Periodical performances of Gokayama’s traditinal song & dances of Kokiriko are scheduled on the following dates.

Enjoy the performance of one of the oldest Japanese folk songs! 

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Date: September 1st (Sat.), 2nd (Sun.), 3rd (Mon.), 4th (Tues.)

         October 6th (Sat.), 7th (Sun.)

         March 2nd (Sat.), 3rd (Sun.)

Start: 13:30 (Tickets are sold at Kokiriko-kan from 12:30.)  End by 14:30.

Admission: \1,000

Venue: Kokiriko-kan, 640 Kaminashi, Nanto-shi, Toyama-ken

Bus: Short walk from “World Heritage Bus” Kaminashi bus stop

⇒Kokiriko Danced through Four Seasons

 

 

■Gokayama Mugiya Festival  

Date: September 23rd (Sun.) & 24th (Mon.)

Venue: Jinushi Jinja Shrine, Shimonashi, Nanto-shi, Toyama-ken

Bus: Short walk from “World Heritage Bus” Shimonashi” bus stop

One of the Gokayama’s traditional songs and dances “Mugiya” features noble, gallant male dance to the mournful melody of the samurais’ loss and elegant female dance clad in beautiful black kimono. Variety of folk songs and dances of Gokayama are also performed on stage at two nights. Enjoy the taste of autumn in the mountain village. 

Detailed schedule will be announced in August. 

⇒Gokayama Mugiya Festival

 

 

 ■Kokiriko Festival 

Date: September 25rd (Tues.) & 26th (Wed.)

Venue: Hakusan-gu Shrine, Kaminashi, Nanto-shi, Toyama-ken

Bus: Short walk from “World Heritage Bus” Kaminashi” bus stop

This ancient nostalgic traditional performing art  features the male dance with classic percussion instrument “sasara” and  female dance with “shide” paper stream attached to “Kokiriko” bamboo sticks.  

Enjoy the performances of one of the oldest folk songs of Japan and the other Gokayama’s folk songs and dances on stage at two nights. 

Detailed schedule will be announced in August. 

⇒kokiriko Festival