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Aster Plaza

4-17, Kako-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima city, Hiroshima
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0812 Japan
082-244-8000 http://h-culture.jp/

Event complex and International Youth House south of Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park.

Closed: December 29-January 3

February 2013

2Cellos

February 19, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Aster Plaza, 4-17, Kako-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima city, Hiroshima
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0812 Japan
¥7500

http://www.2cellos.com/

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June 2013

Young Americans (Kids workshop)

June 22, 2013 - June 23, 2013
Aster Plaza, 4-17, Kako-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima city, Hiroshima
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0812 Japan
¥13,000

The Young Americans teach music, dance and performance to young people throughout the world. The organization, founded in 1962, is a non-profit organisation that has more than 250 college age performers from nearly 40 states and seven countries in it. As a part of their Japan tour, they will be holding a You can now sign your child up and sign-ups will be open until the workshop is filled. 2 day workshop June 22-23 in Hiroshima city. Kids aged 6~18 (Elementary school…

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August 2014

Hiroshima International Animation Festival

August 21, 2014 - August 25, 2014
Aster Plaza, 4-17, Kako-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima city, Hiroshima
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0812 Japan
Free

Biannual International Animation Festival that ranks among the world's four top animation film festivals, together with the Annecy International Animated Film Festival in France, the Ottawa International Animation Festival in Canada and the Animafest Zagreb in Croatia. It also serves as a qualifying round for the U.S. Academy Awards, and the top winner will receive an Oscar nomination in the short film category. Tickets information from 2014 event: Festival pass Adult: ¥10,000 (adv) ¥12,000 (door) University student: ¥8000 (adv) ¥10,000 (door) Junior/High school student:…

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November 2014

Bill Harley Children’s Concert in English

November 9, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Aster Plaza, 4-17, Kako-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima city, Hiroshima
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0812 Japan
¥1000

Bill Harley, a two-time Grammy-winning children’s musician from the United States, plays a benefit concert in Aster Plaza's Chuo Hall. All of the money from ticket sales, as well as additional contributions made at the venue, will be donated to the “Kasumi Family House,” a project to build a “family house” near Hiroshima University Hospital for families with children who are hospitalized there with leukemia and other serious illnesses. Although “family houses” exist near hospitals in many parts of Japan, no…

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August 2016

16th Hiroshima International Animation Festival

August 18, 2016 - August 22, 2016
Aster Plaza, 4-17, Kako-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima city, Hiroshima
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0812 Japan

http://hiroanim.org/ Read about previous animation festivals 2014 Hiroshima International Animation Festival 2012 Hiroshima International Animation Festival

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August 2018

Grandchildren of Hiroshima

August 10, 2018
Aster Plaza, 4-17, Kako-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima city, Hiroshima
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0812 Japan

The results of year-long Oral history and performance project, rooted in interviews between survivors of the Atomic bomb and children in Hiroshima. This year there will also be the reading of an oral history from London "After Hiroshima". Producer and initial leader of the project Marigold Hughes will do a short talk 20min before the Grandchildren of Hiroshima shows. Grandchildren of Hiroshima (Performance) "Children from Hiroshima" 70 years ago and "Children from Hiroshima" now, meeting, talking and joining hands to…

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Grandchildren of Hiroshima

August 11, 2018
Aster Plaza, 4-17, Kako-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima city, Hiroshima
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0812 Japan

The results of year-long Oral history and performance project, rooted in interviews between survivors of the Atomic bomb and children in Hiroshima.

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17th Hiroshima International Animation Festival

August 23, 2018 - August 27, 2018
Aster Plaza, 4-17, Kako-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima city, Hiroshima
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0812 Japan

This biennial celebration of animation is a great place to catch animation from around the world (and see Non-English language films with English subtitles) and an opportunity to talk with some of their creators. Planned special programs Yoji Kuri short films Michael Dudok de Wit program Raoul Servais short films Estonian Animation program Best of the world Contemporary Japanese animation Stars of studehts Animation for peace Animation for children See the full schedule in English here. Tickets: TBC Single Program…

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