NOH+DENMARK 2018

REPORT

NOH+DENMARK 2018 consisted of 3 concerts and 2 workshops and a lecture in Aarhus and Copenhagen, Denmark. The project was carried out from September 21st, 2018 to September 23rd, 2018. 

 

The events hold by the project gathered 434 participants as a whole, which means that the participants had grown 117% compared to the last project in 2017. The participants included several generations; more than 50% of all the participants were under 30 years old, which is different from the general type of audiences in the Japanese Noh theater where most of the audiences are over 30 years old.

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Events - 4 events in 2 cities with 434 participants

1)NOH+AARHUS UNIVERSITET

21.09.2018 / At Aarhus University (Aarhus, DK) / 200 participants 

 

2)NOH+NATIONALMUSEET

22.09.2018 / At Nationalmuseet (Copenhagen, DK) / 103 Participants

 

3)NOH - TRADITIONAL JAPANESE THEATER WORKSHOP

23.09.2018 / At Koncertkirken (Copenhagen, DK) /

15 participants

 

4)NOH+KONCERTKIRKEN

23.09.2018 / At Koncertkirken (Copenhagen, DK) / 116 Participants

Performers - Professional Noh performers form Japan + A Danish actress

Shite (main role) and Jiutai (chorus)

Takashi Takeda (JP) Isa Takeda (JP) Hajime Tazaki (JP) Shūga Fujii (JP)

Nohkan (flute)

Shuntarō Kumamoto (JP)   

Kotsuzumi (small hand drum)

Yōko Oyama (JP)
Ōtsuzumi (hip drum)

Yōsuke Kamei (JP)

Actress

Sofie Walbom (DK)

Artwork (NOH+NATIONALMUSEET) 

Painting by Toru Okada and Takeshi Furukawa originally produced as "Bridge (With Toru Okada & Takeshi Furukawa)" by Simon Starling for Kunstpark Ordrupgaard, 2015 - 2016.

Sponsors

All Nippon Airways    JANAX

Supporters

Dansk Japansk Selskab    Dansk Tennis Fond    EU-Japan Fest    Københavns Kommune   

The Scandinavia - Japan Sasakawa Foundation    TOYOTA FONDEN    Royal Danish Embassy, Tokyo

Organizers

Isa Takeda (JP)  Simon Roy Christensen (DK)  Yukiko Nakayama (JP)  Aarhus University(DK)