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JAPANESE NIGHT CONCERT AND ART EXHIBITION

"Vernissage of Hangigas, Concert and Complimentary serve of Sake and Japanese Ramen Noodle "
Art Exhibition, Concert
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Event language: N/a
Length of event: 3h30
Price range: Rs 400 - 450

18h – 18h30 – Vernissage of Hangigas (wooden block painting)

19h – 20h30 –  Concert

20h30 – Complimentary serve of Sake and Japanese Ramen Noodle (at the end of the show)

 

Hibiki Ichikawa – Master of Tsugaru Shamisen (Japanese threestringed instrument)

Hibiki Ichikawa is the only professional player of tsugaru shamisen; a traditional 3-stringed instrument played using a large pick called a bachi. In recognition of his great skill, he has been qualified to perform under a “Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa”, which is granted only to the most proficient artists. Hibiki frequently performs at festivals and formal occasions, including the Japan Matsuri in Trafalgar Square, and at the Japanese Emperor’s birthday celebrations at the Japanese Embassy, and has also participated in a theatre production at the Edinburgh Festival. www.hibikishamisen.com

 

Akari Mochizuki – Professional Japanese folk & blues singer

Akari is from Iwakuni in Yamaguchi prefecture. When she was 3 years old, she started singing enka (a variety of traditional Japanese music which often takes the form of sentimental ballads) thanks to the influence of her father, who was a great fan of the genre. Akari studied drama in Cambridge and modern music in London, and started working as a professional singer in 2009. She has performed as an enka and minyo (Japanese folk music) singer for numerous occasions, including WOMAD 2010, Hyper Japan and Japan Matsuri. She has appeared in BBC Radio 3 programme ‘The Verb’ and sung several enka songs.
www.akarisinger.com

Date: October 5
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Schedule

Saturday
05 Oct
2019
6:00 PM