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The 15th Gagaku and International Cultural Exchange Program
Date & Time:Saturday, November 11, 2023. Starting at 14:30
Venue:Kioi-Sho Hall in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Part I : Lecture
by Prof. Dr. Hans Bjarne Thomsen
of East Asian art history at the University of Zurich
“Visualized Gagaku ~ Intangible cultural heritage viewed through paintings and woodblock prints”

Part II : Gagaku Performance
by Kitanodai Gagaku Ensemble
Winds & Strings : Ichikotsu-cho no Netori, Ranryoo, Butokuraku
Dance : Hokuteiraku
Vocal tunes

Special guests
Mr. Shogo Anzai
(former chief court musician at the Music Department, the Imperial Household Agency)
Mr. Sadao Ookubo
(important intangible cultural property holder)
Mr. Sotaro Hisatsune
(important intangible cultural property holder)
Ms. Yoshiko Hinata & Mr. Osamu Hinata

Mr. Osamu Hinata

Kitanodai Gagaku Ensemble

The Embassy of Switzerland in Japan