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Japanese Puppet Theater of Awaji | SOKA

May 19 @ 11:00 - 16:00

Awaji Ningyo Joruri Awaji Puppet Soka

The Japanese Puppet Theater of Awaji – the featured image and all images in this post are from Soka City official website.

This is one of those truly special and rare occasions that you can only enjoy in Japan. The Japanese Puppet Theater of Awaji will perform 人形浄瑠璃 Ningyou Joururi” at the  Soka City Culture Hall on Sunday May 19th from 11 am to 4 pm.

Japanese puppet theater of Awaji
Image from Soka City’s Official Webpage

Ningyou Joururi is a type of puppet performance unique to Japan as it involves the use of a distinct Japanese rhythmic narrative to traditional Japanese musical instruments such as the shamisen or taiko. Moreover, the company Awaji Ningyo-Za, or the Japanese Puppet Theater of Awaji, are a nationally designated significant intangible folklore cultural asset.

Children must be over 6 years of age. The admission fee is 3,000 yen for adults and 500 yen for elementary or junior high school students. Tickets are already on sale. They can be bought at the Soka City Culture Hall or through online and other Ticket Agents.

Inquires to Soka City Culture Hall at  048-931-9325. Please see the grey details box below for more information including map and URL.

The 2016 performance:

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Soka-shi Bunka Kaikan Hall
Matsue, 1 Chome−1−5
Sōka-shi, Saitama-ken 〒340-0013 Japan
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