A great opportunity to see the traditional art of Rakugo and understand the styling and humour behind it! The Osaka based group TENNOjiMURA-YOSE (Tennoji Community Rakugo Performance) presents Rakugo: Japanese traditional Comic storytelling (uniquely directed sit-down comedy) for visitors from abroad and for foreign residents in Kansai. The next community performance will be held at Sanno Fukushi Kaikann and will feature tales such as Oiraku-buro, Gonsuke’s Fish and Tenkatu as well as a workshop and a session on learning Osaka-dialect.
The Paantu festival takes place on the Okinawa Prefecture island of Miyakojima in the far south of the archipelego. The villagers dress up as ‘Paantu’ – supernatural beings covered in mud and foliage. They also wear long masks. Their aim […]
Continuing a tradition that has taken place at Osawa Pond next to Daikakuji since the Heian era, this event gives you the chance to float on a boat in the pond under a clear autumn moon. If the moon is […]
The home of green tea in Japan, the small town holds a traditional tea-jar opening ceremony on the first Sunday in October each year. Located just between Kyoto and Nara, Uji has long been famous for producing high quality green […]
If you’re in the mood for some kitchen-based souvenirs for your trip to Japan – or need to fill up your kitchen here, then look no further. The Osaka Kitchenware street is holding their annual festival to display the best […]
10:00am – 5:00pm