EXTRAD - experience the authentic Japanese traditional arts and culture in Niseko
EXTRAD is a project to spread Japanese traditional Shojin, Arts, Culture and Crafts and connecting them with the next generation. We invite leading traditional professionals as a curator in order to provide programs and workshops to experience the authentic Japanese tradition.
We are happy to present the first EXTRAD to connect the authentic Japanese tradition with the world and to the next generation in a sustainable and international city, NISEKO.
Each workshops will be a participatory program to watch demonstrations by professionals and experience the Noh, Kyogen, Tea ceremony and bonsai.
＊ One child under the junior high school student is free for each ticket (Please don’t participate with children under junior high school students only, please join with parents without fail.)
Please feel at times the powerful and sometimes delicate performance by masters of Noh&Kyogen arts, a master of Tea ceremony and Bonsai artist who are active in the front lines of domestic and overseas, in front of you. Moreover, you talk, listen and have experiences! You will be able to deepen real relationship with Japanese traditional.
＊ We are planning to shoot photos and images. If you do not wish to publish, please contact the information center located on the day of the event.
棚橋 俊夫 - Toshio Tanahashi Mater of SHOJIN
Appeared TALK SESSION &「Premium SHOJIN Dinner」
Toshio Tanahashi is a Shojin, Buddhist Cuisine, Chef and Evangelist. In February, 2008, he established Zecoow Culinary Institute. He believes 21st century is the era of vegetables. He has been active worldwide advocating abundant life through Shojin while spreading the wonder of vegetables.
He appeared on TEDx in 2014. He also made a keynote speech at World Economic Forum, Davos Conference Tokyo for young leaders, in 2016.
武田 宗典 - Munenori Takeda Master of NOH
Munenori Takeda is Noh-Gakushi, a master of Noh actor Kanze-ryu shite-kata, a protagonist Kanze Style of Noh-gaku (Noh & Kyogen). He was born as an eldest son of Munekazu Takeda, Kanze-ryu Shite-kata. He studied under his father and Kiyokazu Kanze, 26th Head of the Kanze Style of Noh. He passionately holds educational activities of Noh and in January, 2008, he started supervising Utai salon, an introductory course of Noh for commoners. He performs worldwide and succeeded a joint performance with Opera, TOMOE + YOSHINAKA, in Seattle in September, 2014. He had a self-produced recital at Kanze Noh Theatre in GINZA SIX in June, 2017.
大藏 基誠 - Motonari Ohkura Master of KYOGEN
泉水 宗祐 - Soyu Sensui Master of Tea Ceremony
真柄 弥沙 - Misa Magara Bonsai Artist
Misa Magara is a Bonsai artist. She studied under Mr. Tatsuo Urabe who is an executive board member of small bonsai association. She established “BONSAI盆凡。” trying to reach out to familiarize Bonsai with people because Bonsai’s image is too difficult or too time-consuming. Her activities range from sales to experience course workshops and space design producing. She joins in many collaboration events with Japanese cultures such as kyogen, kimono and tea ceremony.
■ Message from the organizer
There are many wonderful traditions that we proud of in Japan. Tradition and culture that have been handed down in various places, including those that are almost unknown to almost everyone, reflect the wisdom of the regional history, cultural climate, and life. I feel the Japanese spirit and mind is inhabited in tradition. On the other hand, you may feel that "there are few opportunities to touch" or "the psychological hurdle to step into traditional field is high, especially for Japanese people".
Today, the traditional foods remaining in various places in Japan are about to be forgotten as urbanization and lifestyle changes.
Traditional performing arts, except for some old players, are weakening with the diversification of entertainment and the declining population.
Many traditional industries are suffering from a serious successor shortage, becoming an industry that they can’t even keep their own life.
In order to inherit this property of Japan to the next generation, we would like not only domestic people but also people in foreign countries to know the value of Japanese tradition. And then we aim to make traditional food, arts, culture and industry sustainable.
The first step is to take a step from Niseko in Hokkaido which is a sustainable and international city.
COO of KVART Inc. Takanori Tayama
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM JST
- NISEKO Chuo.Souko
NOH-GAKU Workshop 10:30-12:00 SOLD OUT ¥5,000 NOH-GAKU Workshop 14:30-16:00 SOLD OUT ¥5,000 NOH-GAKU Workshop 16:30-18:00 SOLD OUT ¥5,000 TEA CEREMONY Experience 10:30-12:00 SOLD OUT ¥4,000 TEA CEREMONY Experience 14:30-16:00 SOLD OUT ¥4,000 TEA CEREMONY Experience 16:30-18:00 SOLD OUT ¥4,000 BONSAI Experience 10:30-12:00 SOLD OUT ¥4,000 BONSAI Experience 14:30-16:00 SOLD OUT ¥4,000 BONSAI Experience 16:30-18:00 SOLD OUT ¥4,000 TALK SESSION of Curators 12:30-13:30 FULL
- Venue Address
- 60-2, Chuodori, Niseko-cho, Hokkaido Japan