Performances Abroad Program FY2005 - FY2013

Fiscal Year 2013-2014
Project Title Dates
Yutaka Oyama Hogaku Trio to Perform Japanese Music in Central America Feb. 18 - 26, 2014
Japanese Drums Wadaiko Perfomance in Malawi and Kenya Oct. 30 - Nov. 2, 2013
Tsugaru Shamisen - Musical Group Led by Shinichi Kinoshita to Perform Traditional Japanese Music in Europe Oct.27 - Nov. 6, 2013
Music Ensemble "Chikugen-bayashi" Canada Tour Nov. 20 - 29, 2013
ai kuwabara trio project US Tour 2013 Nov. 14 - 20, 2013
Fujima Kanjuro to direct International Dance Project
"MAU: J-ASEAN Dance Collaboration"
Nov. 9 - 28, 2013
“Drums & Voices” Southeast Asia Tour: Asian Beats Resonating Together! Creating New Music! Oct. 17 - Dec 18, 2013
Sugimoto Bunraku Sonezaki Shinju:
The Love Suicides at Sonezaki
European Tour
Sep. 27 - Oct. 19, 2013
Japanese Soul Music to Echo in Thailand: “Ryuz” Performance in Thailand Sep. 6 - 9, 2013
Fiscal Year 2012-2013
Project Title Dates
Showcasing Traditional Japanese Music
in Cambodia, Myanmar, and Laos
“Sho Asano & Ensemble” Tour in Southeast Asia
New Age of Japanese Music ~Tradition & Challenge~
Feb. 21 - Mar.1, 2013
Oriza Hirata’s Seinendan Theater Company to Tour North America to Perform a Double-Bill of one-act plays: Android-Human Theater Sayonara and Robot-Human Theater I, Worker Jan 31 - Mar 9, 2013
AUN&HIDE: Performance in South Asia Nov 30 - Dec 8, 2012
“Leonard Eto TAIKO Ensemble” Concert in Central Asia Nov 11 - 23, 2012
Tomo Yamaguchi, Sizzle Ohtaka, Yuriko Mukoujima Timor-Leste Performance "Creating a Circle of Music Together" Nov 14 - 19, 2012
Traditional Japanese Music Concert Delivering the Timbre of Japan in Appreciation of the Recovery Support in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru Nov 1 - 5, 2012
Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra to tour Russia in Appreciation of the Support Mar 27 - Apr 1, 2013
The 30th Anniversary of Malaysia’s Look East Policy Contemporary Hogaku Performance with Noh-gaku, Contrabass, and Guitar “Sok-Ryu-Teki-Ha” Oct 24- 28, 2012
"Chikudo & Friends" Traditional Japanese Music Concert in Middle East and Africa Oct 17 - 26, 2012
Kabuki Performance: The 60th Anniversary of Japan-Israel Diplomatic Relations
Aug 30 - Sep 9, 2012
Shishi-Odori (Deer Dance) at The Mayor’s Thames Festival Sep 6-9, 2012
The Japan Foundation's Overseas Performances 2012 "ABEYA" Tsugaru Shamisen Tour on the West Coast and in Hawaii In Honor of the Japan-U.S. Cherry Blossom Centennial Apr 9-20, 2012
Fiscal Year 2011-2012
Project Title Dates
TAIKO LEGEND - Heart Beat from Japan Feb.22 - Mar.10, 2012
Edo Utsushi-e Performances in Eastern Europe
Reviving the Edo Phantasm
Nov 18-28, 2011
Hogaku Concert in Southeast Asia: Trinity Nov 16-20, 2011
Taiko Performances in Kuwait and Jordan Nov 23-28, 2011
Les Frères Concert Tour in South Korea - PIANO SPATIAL Nov 9-15, 2011
Hogaku Concert Tour in Central American and Caribbean Countries - OYAMA x NITTA with Special Members - Nov 4-13, 2011
Ryukyu-Okinawa Traditional Performing Arts Tour of the South Pacific: Chimu Nov 8-23, 2011
FUKUDA Eika & MITSUHASHI Kifu Joint Concert in Indonesia Oct 18-26, 2011
World premiere of onomatopoetic play in Palestine Oct 10-20, 2011
Kuromori Kagura Performances in Russia Oct 2-3, 2011
Hogaku concert in Canada: TsuguKaji-KOTO+ Akihito Obama+ Makoto Yamamoto Sep.28 - Oct.4, 2011
Min'yo -Japanese traditional folk songs-
conveying heart and rhythms in daily life in Japan
Sep 14- Oct 2,2011
“Sho Asano & Ensemble” Tour in Baltic States Sep.12 - 20, 2011
Japan Foundation Performances Abroad Program:
Performances of Contemporary Japanese Music in Central Asia
ZATAIVSHIYSYA DRAKON 〈Sleeping Dragon〉
Aug. 25- Sep. 6, 2011
Fiscal Year 2010-2011
Project Title Dates
Butoh Performances in China: “Butoh: The Great Spirit” Mar. 5 - 6, 2011
Karin Quartet Music Concert
Japanese contemporary music with traditional instruments
Nov. 29 - Dec.12, 2010
Butoh Performance in Russia Butoh — The Great Spirit Nov. 20 - 28, 2010
Minosuke Nishikawa Nihon Buyo
Performances in Singapore and Malaysia
Nov. 2 - 5, 2010
Japan-Turkey Contemporary Music Collaboration
Sound Migration
Oct. 1 - 7, 2010
Mio Matsuda, Tomohiro Yahiro, Hugo Fattoruso
South-America Concert Tour TRANS-CRIOLLA
Aug.6 - 14, 2010
AGA-SHIO + Music & Rhythms Tour in Africa jun.6 - jul 3, 2010
Fiscal Year 2009-2010
Project Title Dates
Kyogen Performance Tour in US
The Okura School of Kyogen by the Shigeyama Family
Mar. 21 - 29, 2010
WARIKI - Performance Tour in Slovenia, Serbia and Montenegro Feb.26 - Mar. 10, 2010
Beat & Wind from Japanasia Feb.14 - Mar. 8, 2010
HOGAKU: NEW SOUNDS OF JAPAN 2010 Jan. 9 - 15, 2010
Min’yo: Echoes of Japanese Folk Songs Dec. 2 - 17, 2009
Shinnai Joruri and Hachioji Kuruma Ningyo Tour in Eastern Europe and Greece Nov. 20 - Dec. 3, 2009
A Thrilling Night of Music with Four Japanese Musicians Nov. 17 - 27, 2009
Okinawan Folksongs Performed in India Nov. 15 - 26, 2009
Japanese “Funky” JAZZ in South America Oct. 30 - Nov. 12, 2009
Kabuki Lecture and Performance
Backstage to Hanamichi -
Oct. 15 - 24, 2009
True/honto no koto in Europe Sep. 19- Oct. 17, 2009
“Garibaba’s Strange World” in Indonesia June 7,11-12, 2009
The Kita-ryu (school) Oshima Noh Theatre Finland & Sweden performance tour May 13 - May. 18, 2009
Fiscal Year 2008-2009
Project Title Dates
Concert “Fuku No Ne Ensemble - Japanese Music Tradition and Innovation” Mar. 29, 2009
THECO - zako - THE Performance COncert with COntemporary MUSIC COmposers & a DANCE ChOreographer
[Dance workshop]
Mar. 25 - 26, 2009
[show]
Mar. 31, 2009
Wadaiko (Japanese Drum) Ensemble “Abe-Ya” Performances in India Mar. 3 - 19, 2009
Yoshida Brothers Oceania Tour 2008 Tsugaru-Shamisen Concert Nov. 13 - 18, 2008
Okinawa traditional dance and music concerts in South Africa and Tanzania Oct. 12 - 19, 2008
Contemporary Dance Tour in Brazil by Miyako Kato Dance Space Aug. 9 - 29, 2007
YUI-Vibes from Southern Islands-
Okinawan Traditional and Folk music and dance concerts tour in Middle East
Jul. 23 - Aug. 3, 2008
Infinite Echoes from Japan:
New Directions in Traditional Japanese Music
Apr. 22 - May 1, 2008
Fiscal Year 2007-2008
Project Title Dates
SATORU SHIONOYA GROUP Jazz Concert 2007 Nov. 14 - 23, 2007
Taiko Drumming Concert Tour in Spain Sep. 14 - 22, 2007
Performing Women – Reinterpreted from Greek Tragedy Oct. 13 - 14, 2007
Jan. 20, 2008
European Tour of Hinokiya Jun. 21 - Jul. 5, 2007
Dynamic Japanese “Tsugaru Shamisen”
Masahiro Nitta on the Tsugaru Shamisen
Jun. 14 - 18, 2007
Chieko Fukuda Ensemble Jun. 9 - 14, 2007
BATIK in Europe Jun. 4 - 27, 2007
Fiscal Year 2006-2007
Project Title Dates
Shigeyama Kyogen in Europe Mar. 23 - Apr. 15, 2007
Wasan Bom Middle East, Africa Concert Tour Mar. 2 - 12, 2007
Performing Women – Reinterpreted from Greek Tragedy Jan. 7 - 8, 2007
Feb. 15, 2007
Japanese taiko drum performances for Japan-India Friendship Year Feb. 7 - 15, 2007
Dance Unit "Condors" Tours in Europe - JUPITER - Jan. 12 - 23, 2007
Taiko Drum Tour: Thai, Malaysia, and Brunei Darussalam Jan. 13 - 24, 2007
Rakugo: Traditional Japanese Comic Storytelling in Canada Dec. 7 - 13, 2006
Africa Tour of HA YA TO Drum Group Dec. 5 - 15, 2006
Tsugaru Shamisen and Wadaiko Concert in Ukraine and Lithuania Nov. 25 - 29, 2006
Rakugo in Pakistan: Tickle Yourself with Traditional Japanese Humor Nov. 21 - 24, 2006
Yuko Suzuki Piano Concert in Brazil Sep. 22 - Oct. 15, 2006
Bakeretta (Ghost Operetta) Oct. 20 - 22 and Nov. 10 - 26, 2006
TSUGARU— Soul & Beat of Japan Aug. 18 - 25, 2006
Dance Performance by Un Yamada July 20, 2006
RAKUGO – Japanese Yose-Style Vaudeville in Australia May 20 - 25, 2006
Fiscal Year 2005-2006
Project Title Dates
Eitetsu Hayashi, Taiko Drummer, to Tour Australia Feb. 20 - Mar. 1, 2006
Theatre Performance by TAIHEN Jan. 16 - 22, 2006
RAKUGO in English – A Japanese Traditional “Sit-down” Comedy - Sep. 9 - 10, 2005
The Japanese taiko and drum collaboration unit "Hida Jimbo" performs in Eastern Europe Aug. 16 - 25, 2005

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