See the traditional folk entertainments, such as the kiyari-uta (a song for carrying heavy logs), Shinjō-hayashi-kyokumochi (juggling with music accompaniment, of Shinjō), and Suge-shishi-mai (lion dance of Suge). Those will be performed on the first day of the Golden Week by preservation societies, celebrating together with visitors the 50th anniversary of the Minkaen.

50th Anniversary Traditional Performance ‘Iwai (Celebration)’

50th Anniversary Traditional Performance ‘Iwai (Celebration)’

  • Date & Time: April 29th (Sat., holiday) 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
  • How to watch performances: present a numbered ticket and an admission ticket. The numbered tickets will be distributed at the front gate from 10:00 AM, one ticket perperson. From 12:15 PM the tickets will be distributed from Kabuki Stage from Funakoshi.
  • Capacity: 220 first comers ※ in case of rain, 70 first comers
  • Place: Kabuki Stage from Funakoshi(20) (mat seat)
    ※ In case of rain, the performance will be held at the study room of Kawasaki Municipal Science Museum (Seishounen – Kagakukan).
  • Performance by: Kawasaki-koshiki-shōbō-kinenkai, Suge-shishimai-hozonkai, Shinjyō-kyōdo-geinō-hayashi-kyokumochi-hozonkai

※ Because of the performance the Kabuki Stage from Funakoshi (including the Naraku underground passage ) will be closed for visitors for the day. The Traditonal Indigo Dyeing Workshop will also closed, and there will be a temporary entrance in front of Ikutaryokuchi Park office.
※ Tripods, monopods, etc. are not allowed.

About seating
At opening time (12:15 PM), we will start calling numbers in batches of ten. Show your numbered ticket and the Minkaen admission ticket to the staff when entering.
※ Reentering is allowed.