An Evening of Sacred Music and Dances from Japan
Experience Kagura (sacred music and ritual dances) from Chichibu, an important Shinto mountain shrine near Tokyo, in the first and only U.S. performance of this troupe.
When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, 8 p.m.
Where: MultiCultural Ctr., Channel Islands Rd., UCSB, CA
Cost: $5 - $15
Age limit: All ages
Categories: Dance performance
Chichibu Kagura, dating back to approximately the seventeenth century, with a repertory based on ancient myths, has been designated by the Japanese government as an Important Formless Folkloric Cultural Property. Organized by the East Asia Center; East Asian Language and Cultural Studies; ISF Chair in Shinto Studies, UCSB; the International Shinto Foundation, New York; and Shinto Kokusai Gakkai. Tickets $5 UCSB students/$15 general. . Contact the A.S Ticket Office at
805-893-2064 or buy general admission tickets on-line at www.mcc.ucsb.edu. Limited seating.
Event posted Oct. 2, 2012
Last updated Oct. 2, 2012