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Noh Performances in Kurokawa

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Discover one of Japan’s oldest performance arts

 

Pull back the curtain on Noh, one of Japan's oldest performing arts. At Kurokawa Town in Yamagata Prefecture, the traditional dance-drama has been performed for over 500 years. Visit a Noh theater to hear locals share their stories about the performance art, before heading to a shrine famous in the area for Noh performances. Take the opportunity to dress up in Noh costumes and masks under the instruction of a Noh master.

When to go: All year

 

More Information

 

Peek Behind the Noh Mask in Kurokawa 

 

Links

 

Kurokawa Noh Village 

 

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