Engei – Traditional Japanese Performing Arts
Every Saturday at the Edo-Tokyo Museum visitors can experience a variety of engei -traditional Japanese entertainment. Discover wasuma, traditional magic dating back more than 400 years, try your hand at kamikiri paper cutting and take home your creation or find yourself amazed by the skills of kyokugei (traditional acrobatics) including kasamawashi rotating umbrellas! Organized by the Arts Council Tokyo, the performances and demonstrations are conducted by professionals and suitable for anyone to enjoy and get involved in. Each week is a different art form so check the website if you want to know what’s scheduled in advance.