アース・セレブレーション|Earth Celebration

Earth Celebration 2014

 The stunning nature of Sado Island sets the stage for Earth Celebration, an international performing arts festival which seeks a new world culture. We’ve prepared a lineup that highlights the amazing natural and cultural treasures of Sado Island. Join us to soak up the summer sun in the garden of Earth Celebration, August 22 (Fri) – 24 (Sun).

Tickets are now on sale!
Shiroyama Concert, EC Theatre, Workshop, Live Event, Seminar : Ticket Order Form
Exploring the Charm of Sado Island :  Application Form

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UPDATE: 2014/08/18

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Staff and performers visited Kisaki Shrine

Earth Celebration 2014 is just around the corner. Today staff and performers visited Kisaki Shrine to offer prayers for safety over this year’s Earth Celebration. We wish you all to have a safe journey to and from the event and have great time.


UPDATE: 2014/08/15

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EC Theatre Event “Seasoned Quintet” rehearsal

The rehersals for the brand new concert at this year’s EC, “Seasoned Quintet,” are making progress, a bit by bit. Performers are polishing up a new tune that will be premiered at the concert on Aug. 24. It’s been a while since Yoshie Abe appeared on stage last time, but the guys will drum away as usual. This time, however, there will be shamisen and fue tunes too. The stage design is a must see. We look forward seeing you!


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UPDATE: 2014/08/04

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Try the “Lounge Shell” at Sobama Campsite

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During this year’s Earth Celebration outdoor gear designer/manufacturer Snow Peak Inc. of Sanjo, Niigata will be offering a new way to enjoy camping. “Lounge Shell” is a shelter with a round dining table that has a charcoal grill in the middle. Snow Peak will provide three Lounge Shells at Sobama Campground. Relax and have a BBQ party with family and friends. This is a free of charge special offer. Please make reservations at the campsite. Let’s enjoy the outdoor life!

Dates and time: Aug. 22 (Fri) – 24 (Sun), 17:00 – 23:00 (Available for 3 days during Earth Celebration only)
Location: 3 shells at the Sobama Campsite
Fee: Free, Capacity: 6 to 8 people
Reservations: Accepted from Aug. 22 (Fri) 10:00 am
How to make reservations: Please visit the Sobama Campsite office or Snow Peak Inc. booth in the Harbour market. You’ll be asked your name, number of people, and date and time you wish to use.
Notes:
(1) You are welcome to dine in the Lounge Shell.
(2) Please bring your own food, drink and kitchen equipment.
(3) We provide charcoal.
(4) Please follow the rules and instructions given by staff.
Inquiries: Please visit the Snow Peak Inc. booth in the Harbour Market (open during Earth Celebration only).

 


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UPDATE: 2014/08/02

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Yoshie Abe will join EC Theatre!

Yoshie Abe – currently on maternity leave from stage, but working at Kodo office will be joining EC theatre: Kodo Dai Ginjo “Seasoned Quintet”and Special Fringe”Yoi-no Yunzuru” on August 24th. She is not only a great singer and taiko player, but once nominated for Olivier Award in the category of Outstanding Achievement in Dance in London 2010. Please look forward to her performance!


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UPDATE: 2014/07/30

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Exhibition “Ogi Port 400th Anniversary – Memories of a Flowering Port Town”

(Photo provided by Sado City Board of Education)

During the three days of Earth Celebration there will be a photo exhibition at Tennanso in Ogi. Ogi used to be a thriving port town, bustling with theatres and festivals. The Ogi geisha were famous for their beauty and artistic talent. Come and see Taisho (1912-26) and Showa Era (1926-89) photographs and experience a trip down memory lane.
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Dates and time: Aug. 22 (Fri) – 24 (Sun) 10:00 – 17:00
Venue: Tennanso          Fee: Free
Curator: Ogi Minato Machinami no Wa  
Cooperation: Kaze Machi no Kai

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UPDATE: 2014/07/23

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Ogi Port 400th Anniversary Event “Cruiser Open House”

2014 is the Ogi Port’s 400th anniversary. From all over Japan yachts and other boats will be coming to Ogi to mark the year and there will be a day of yacht open house (or “open boat” if you will) during Earth Celebration. Why not check out some beautiful seagoing vessels?

Date and time: Aug. 23 (Sat) 14:00 – 16:00
Venue: Ogi Port south pier (Pass the Rito Center and turn left, 3 minutes walk)
Fee: Free
Host organization: Ogi Port 400th Anniversary Project Committee (Thousand Cruiser Department)

Inquiries
Sado Tourism Association South Sado Branch Tel. 0259-86-3200
Ogi Chamber of Commerce Tel. 0259-86-2216


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UPDATE: 2014/07/22

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Special Guest for SHUKUSAI/Celebration!

A rock’n'roll music drummer, Tetsuya Kajiwara will appear at Shiroyama Concert “SHUKUSAI/Celebration” on Sunday, August 23rd as a special guest. Please look forward to his powerful drumming and explosive energy with Kodo, BLUE TOKYO and DAZZLE.

 

Tetsuya Kajiwara

 Tetsuya Kajiwara was born in 1963 in Fukuoka Prefecture. He was the drummer for the rock band The Blue Hearts and has performed worldwide, in Japan, USA, Italy, Basque, Argentina, Mexico, Indonesia, etc. He doesn’t limit his music by genre and has collaborated with many artists. His powerful drumming touches listeners with lively explosive energy. Along with being a member of barrier-free rock band “Salsa Gum Tape” and a music instructor, he actively participates in projects that let participants beat rhythms freely and enjoy and share music.


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