Kyoto is a birth place of traditional arts, crafts and performances of Japan, and has been maintaining its tradition with the
coming of the new age. Here GTK'd like to introduce the monthly art highlights, museums, creators etc.
Copyright : 寿印朱衣達磨図 有馬賴底賛 Copyright: 瓢箪喜楽 尾道市蔵 Shichiruido Tenkei, born in 1961 in Hiroshima, is a Doshaku-ga painter who was appreciated as the second Sesshu in China. Doshaku-ga is a painting with the motif of Daruma, Seven Gods or Tenjin God as the symbols of Buddhism, Taoism and Shintoism. Some of the Gods he painted look [...]
This is the original picture exhibition by Nabata Toshitaka, well-known illustrator of picture books featuring dwarves. Original pictures, dwarf profiles and other unique works are being displayed. Not only children but also adults are fascinated by the various kinds of characters in the books. Enjoy “Nabarland”!
Spring is the season that each kagai, maiko and geiko town of Kyoto holds a spring dance performance. You can enjoy the beautiful dances, songs and gorgeous kimono costumes of maiko and geiko on a spectacular stage. Kamogawa odori is held by the maiko and geiko of Pontocho district, one of four kagai in Kyoto. [...]
This is an annual outdoor noh performance by firelight, and is suitable for the novice noh appreciator. You can enjoy the silent world, the sounds of the fire burning and the traditional noh backing music of Japanese drums and flutes as night falls. We recommend that you understand the stories before the performance starts. (There [...]