Earth Celebration 2017 begins this weekend!
One of the events at EC 2017 this year is Kodo’s free-admission “Living, Learning, Creating” exhibition at Tennanso in Ogi’s main shopping street. Kodo performers and staff will share a range of things they made by hand, including stage props, instruments, and furniture, alongside photos they took while they were on tour with Kodo.
Today, I would like to share a sneak peek of some of the items that will be on display.
▼ Kenta Nakagome’s taiko bachi (drumsticks)
▼ Eiichi Saito’s suri-zasara, a percussion instrument made from bamboo that is played by rubbing a whisk-like beater along a long notched rod.
▼ Tomoe Miura’s coverall apron
▼ Photos by Ryotaro Leo Ikenaga (left) and Ryoma Tsurumi (right)
Yoshikazu Fujimoto, Tomohiro Mitome, and Yuichiro Funabashi will also have their handcrafted drumsticks on display. You will also see sashiko embroidery by Kiyoko Oi, an okedo-daiko made by Maya Minowa…and much more! We look forward to showing you a different side to Kodo than what you see on stage. Please come along!
▼ The exhibition will be held at Tennanso, which is marked “23” on this Ogi map.
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*During EC, the shops numbered on this map will hold a special market-place event. We hope you’ll take the time to stroll along the shopping street and enjoy the special goods and delicacies the town has to offer.
Earth Celebration 2017 | Living, Learning, Creating Exhibition