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Wednesday Night Kagura

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 2021

Momijigari performed by the Uegochi Kagura Troupe

Regular kagura performances tentatively resume at Hiroshima Prefectural Citizen’s Hall (Rijo Kaikan) on Wednesday nights with some changes to the pre-Covid programs.

Every Wednesday, a different kagura troupe comes in from the countryside to perform
a 45-minute Hiroshima Kagura show in Hiroshima City. Unlike the An Evening of Kagura – English Kagura Experience shows 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 play to be performed on the night.

Changes due to COVID-19

  • Only one play, rather than two, will be performed each week.
  • No post show trying on of costumes and masks.
  • Tickets must be purchased in advance.
  • Price reduced to ¥1000
  • Doors open 18:00
  • Show starts 19:00
  • Show ends 19:45
  • Photos OK
  • Video prohibited

How to buy tickets from the 7-11 Ticket Machine
1. Hit the Ticketpia (チケットぴあ) button which is usually blue

2. Input P-code 562-030

April tickets go on sale at 10am on March 27
May tickets go on sale at 10am on May 1
June tickets go on sale at 10am on May 15


April 7
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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Hiroshima Prefectural Citizen’s Culture Center
1-5-3 Otemachi, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0051 Japan