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Wednesday Night Kagura
August 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019
Different kagura troupes come in from the countryside to perform two 45-minute Hiroshima Kagura shows at the Hiroshima Prefectural Citizen’s Hall (Rijo Kaikan) every Wednsday night. Unlike the An Evening of Kagura – English Kagura Experience events held at weekends at a variety of venues, these are for Japanese kagura fans and there is no English interpretation, nor monitors displaying subtitles. Non-Japanese viewers are, however, extremely welcome and the venue does provide a simple English synopses of the stories to be performed that night.
- Tickets go on sale 17:40
- Doors open 18:00
- First show 19:00
- Second show 20:00
Once the shows are finished, audience members are invited to come onto the stage to take souvenir photos with the players, costumes and masks.