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Goyokai - Traditional Japanese Dance With Kathak

  • New Delhi, India
  • 08/12/2017
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As part of the Japan Festival The Japan Foundation, New Delhi presents GOYOKAI Traditional Japanese Dance with Kathak and Indian Classical Music on 8th December, Friday at 7 pm in Kamani Auditorium, Copernicus Marg Minosuke Nishikawa (Japanese traditional dancer) Juraku Hanayagi (Japanese traditional dancer) Motoi Hanayagi (Japanese traditional dancer) Rankoh Fujima (Japanese traditional dancer) Tomogoro Yamamura (Japanese traditional dancer) Shinjuro Katada (Japanese traditional musician) Haruhisa Hosei (Japanese traditional musician) Fateh Ali Khan (Sitar) Amaan Ali Khan (Tabla) Sangita Chatterjee & troupe (Kathak dancers) Goyokai is a group of celebrated Japanese traditional dancers. The group consists of five dancers from different schools and family lineages of the Japanese traditional dance, nihon buyou, who are taking a lead in furthering Japanese traditional dance. Representing the quintessence of classical Japanese dance, their performances vary, from the pieces derived from kabuki, their original work and the elegant zashikimai, the dance traditionally intended to be performed only in tatami rooms. The artists have worked together to create new performance pieces since 2016. The pieces being perfomed are: ‘Sambaso’ (a rhythmical dance piece representing a prayer for a good harvest) ‘Hagoromo’ (a dramatic dancepiece about the relationship between a fisherman and a heavenly maiden) and ‘Ramayana’ Entry is free with no prior registration or RSVP required. Kindly choose "Going" or "Interested" for more updates!

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