Bon festival of the earth

Photo by Osamu Nakamura


About the artwork

A two-day performance by artists who have been engaged with Matsudai Nohbutai and Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale. Joined by local performers, they present a summer festival featuring Obon -a traditional ritual to receive sprits of ancestors in summer. In addition to a stage performance at Matsudai Nohbutai, the venue expands to Matsudai History Museum and surrounding area.

Thursday 13 and Friday 15 August 2015. 18:00-20:30
Performing artists =Shigeya Mori +巫座, Natsuhiko Kyogoku (13 Aug only), Kanroku + Mokugusha, Masao Higashi (13 Aug only), Ryoondo, Ondekoza, Boyko Stoyanof
Price= Adult JPY2,000 / Two-day ticket JPY3,000
Maximum capacity =300
Supported by Niigata Cultural Foundation


Artwork no. E039
Production year 2015
Area Matsudai
Village Nohbutai
Venue Matdai Nohbutai (3743-1 Matsudai, Tokamachi-city, Niigata Prefecture, Japan)
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