Aomori Yagoshi Kabuki Make-up Experience with Actors and Guide in Saimura

【OUTLINE】

The culture of Fishermen’s Kabuki was brought to Yagoshi area in Sai-mura more than 100 years ago. At that time, Kabuki was frequently played in the area but later disappeared for a while. The villagers thought the precious local culture should not be lost and the volunteers in the village restored the Yagoshi Kabuki. Now Kabuki is performed every March as a celebration of the village. For the visitors to enjoy the atmosphere of the Fishermen’s Kabuki, a special program is prepared for you to try. Check it out!!

【HIGHLIGHTS】

Watch the video of Kabuki with the explanation by the actors who really performed the play

Take pictures with Kabuki make-up and costume

Get some instruction on how to act from the actors who often play the Fishermen’s Kabuki

Taste the snack made with fresh local fish, etc.

Interact with locals (Kabuki actors)
* Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Sai, Japan
* Trip Category: Tours & Sightseeing >> Fun and Games




【OUTLINE】

The culture of Fishermen’s Kabuki was brought to Yagoshi area in Sai-mura more than 100 years ago. At that time, Kabuki was frequently played in the area but later disappeared for a while. The villagers thought the precious local culture should not be lost and the volunteers in the village restored the Yagoshi Kabuki. Now Kabuki is performed every March as a celebration of the village. For the visitors to enjoy the atmosphere of the Fishermen’s Kabuki, a special program is prepared for you to try. Check it out!!

【HIGHLIGHTS】

Watch the video of Kabuki with the explanation by the actors who really performed the play

Take pictures with Kabuki make-up and costume

Get some instruction on how to act from the actors who often play the Fishermen’s Kabuki

Taste the snack made with fresh local fish, etc.

Interact with locals (Kabuki actors)

Itinerary

【DETAILS】

You will get an explanation on the program called ‘Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura’ while watching the video image. You can put on the costume and make-up of one of the three characters in the play named Minamoto no Yoshitsune, Musashibo Benkei, and Taira no Shirou Tadanobu. A photo session is followed by an exchange party with the members of Yagoshi Performing Art Preservation Society. Experience the traditional culture of the area and interact with locals. Please enjoy the precious opportunity only available here in Sai-mura!

Stop At:

• 佐井村立 津軽海峡文化館アルサス, Ōsai-112 Sai, Shimokita District, Aomori 039-4711, Japan