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Noh Theatre ~Behind the Mask~ by Ms Chikage Terai

Around 60 Singaporean residence from nearby Woodlands area came and were mesmerised by different kinds of instruments such as flute and drums as well as costume of our ancient and traditional culture of Noh, a classical Japanese musical drama theatre with slow movements, poetic language and performers donned in rich costumes.

On 16th October 2015, a talk with demonstration: Noh Theatre ~Behind the Mask~ was held at Woodlands Regional Library, organised by National Library Board, Art Fesco, the Japanese Association and supported by Japan Creative Centre (JCC).

The talk and demonstration was conducted by Ms Chikage Terai - from Kanze School, Japan (Japan's largest school of Noh) and the members of Kanze school. Ms Terai has been part time teaching special course on Basic Noh to students of Lasalle College of the Arts under BA(hons) Acting and Dance programmes for many years and this year, she was in town with her father and members who performed for the 100th Anniversary event for Japanese Association Singapore.

His Excellency Ambassador Haruhisa Takeuchi and Madam Takeuchi were present at the event as well, and the Ambassador also shared with Ms Terai and members of Kanze school about the upcoming 50th Anniversary of Singapore-Japan Diplomatic Relations in 2016.

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+65 6737 0434 / jcc@sn.mofa.go.jp
Nearest parking at Orchard Hotel & Delphi Orchard
2016 will mark the 50th Anniversary of Singapore-Japan Diplomatic Relations