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🇯🇵Japanese Noh Theater & Art Conference-Free Admission

Hosted by the Consul of the Dubai Japan Lovers Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Tue 25 Jun 18:00 - 19:30

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Art Conference and Noh Performance – Muromachi Period Bushido and Art


Part 1: Art Conference
“The Beauty of Medieval Japanese Art”
・Introduction to Noh Theater | by Kazufusa Hosho, 20th Master of the Hosho School of Noh
・Evaluating Japanese Culture Overseas | by Rossella Menegazzo,
Associate Professor of History of East Asian Art at the University of Milan

Part 2: Japanese Traditional Theater |
Maibayashi ”ATAKA” & Noh “HAGOROMO”
Benkei|Takashi Takeda
Celestial Maiden|Kazufusa Hosho
Musicians|Ryuichi Onodera, Mitsuhiko Sumikoma, Rokunosuke Iijima, Akio Mugiya

Free of charge
(If you visit Noh theater in Japan, AED Protected content

■About Art Conference
Japanese Ukiyoe woodblock paintings from the Edo period and contemporary pop culture have become fairly accessible across the world, but one of the most exquisite era, the 16th century Muromachi period and the traditional samurai culture is still yet to be discovered in today’s international art scene. This warrior culture had an immense influence on Japanese art and it is its foundation. Abu Dhabi is one of the most fast developing international art and culture scene today. It is an ideal location to transmit the heritage of medieval Japanese art from a contemporary perspective, and to interact with a global audience to discover how traditional art is incorporated into modern society.

■What’sProtected content

Hosho was born in Tokyo as the 20th generation of Hosho Noh Family(school), one of the biggest Noh Family(schools). He graduated from the Department of Traditional Japanese Music of Tokyo University of the Arts. While placing an emphasis on traditional methods of staging, he directs Noh performances and revives ancient Noh music pieces. In addition to his role as a Noh actor, he works in a managerial position to produce new values of Noh play in the present age. He performs in Tokyo, Kanazawa and many places throughout Japan and also expands his horizon to overseas, mainly in Italy, HongKong, Abudhabi.
He presides over “WANOKAI” and “Dramatic Reading Noh Theater” ,Matsuo Entertainment Award New face award Protected content
Kagoshima National Culture Festival Protected content , Expo Milano Protected content , the 21st Triennale di Milano Protected content , “Japan Orfeo,” the 150th anniversary project of Japan-Italy diplomatic relations Protected content anniversary of the establishment of the Vatican in Japan "Vatican Kanjin Noh" Protected content