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The Best Japan Cultural Expo Programs for the New Year​

Special Feature: Welcoming the New Year with the Japanese Traditional Performing Arts​

UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Special Exhibition The World of Traditional Performing Arts: Kabuki, Bunraku, Noh and Kyogen, Gagaku, Kumi-odori

Art and Cultural Treasures

Time
January 7-March 13, 2022
Link
https://tsumugu.yomiuri.co.jp/dentou2022/english.html

Details

Special Movie

Kabuki Performance

Performing Arts

Time
January 3-27, 2022
Link
https://www.ntj.jac.go.jp/schedule/kokuritsu_l/2021/42210327.html?lan=e

Details

Special Movie

Other Recommended New Year Programs

Special Exhibition Preserving Japan's Biodiversity for the Future :Clues from Natural History Collections
Food Culture and Nature

Place
National Museum of Nature and Science
Time
December 14, 2021-February 27, 2022
Link
https://www.kahaku.go.jp/event/2021/12biodiversity/

Details

YAMBARU ART FESTIVAL 2021-2022
Art and Cultural Treasures

Place
Northern OKINAWA
Time
December 18, 2021-January 16, 2022
Link
http://yambaru-artfes.jp/

Details

Bando Tamasaburo New Year Special Dance Program
Performing Arts

Place
Osaka Shochikuza
Time
January 2-23, 2022
Link
https://www.kabukiweb.net/theatres/shochikuza/performance/january_15.html

Details

New Year Bunraku performance
Performing Arts

Place
National Bunraku Theatre
Time
January 3-26, 2022
Link
https://www.ntj.jac.go.jp/schedule/bunraku/2021/2167.html?lan=e

Details

The Heroes-Chronicles of the Warriors: Japanese Swords x Ukiyo-e from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Art and Cultural Treasures

Place
Mori Arts Center Gallery (Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 52F)
Time
January 21-March 25, 2022
Link
https://heroes.exhn.jp/en/

Details

Workshop Festival Izumo Where the Gods Gather:Japan Cultural Expo in Izumo
Art and Cultural Treasures

Place
Izumo City, Shimane Prefecture (Izumo Civic Hall, Izumo Taisha Shrine and its surroundings, Izumo Yayoinomori Museum, and other venues)
Time
April 1, 2021- March 31, 2022
Link
https://izumo-bunkanavi.jp/

Details

KōgeiDining2021
Art and Cultural Treasures

Place
Ryotei Sagano(2-21-19, Sumiyoshi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka)
Time
February 5, 2022
Link
https://www.kogei-dining.com/

Details

Commemorating the 1200th Anniversary of Saichō’s Death: Buddhist Art of the Tendai School
Art and Cultural Treasures

Place
Kyushu National Museum
Time
February 8-March 21, 2022
Link
https://saicho2021-2022.jp/

Details

Art Brut-CREATION-Nippon
Inclusive Society and Coexistence of Cultures

Place
Biwako Hall Center for the Prerforming Arts,Shiga , PIAZZA OMI , Borderless Art Museum NO-MA
Time
February 2022
Link
https://artbrut-creation-nippon.jp/
https://archive.artbrut-creation-nippon.jp/festival/

Details

Organizing an Exhibition "Naoki Honjo (un)real utopia" in Tokyo and Related Projects About Showing Nature and Catastrophe in Japan
Art and Cultural Treasures

Place
Tokyo Photographic Art Museum
Time
March 19-May 15, 2022
Link
https://honjonaoki.exhibit.jp/

Details