Cultural Exchange Hall

Watch demonstrations of traditional Ainu performing arts. In addition to traditional Ainu dance, recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage, there are musical performances of mukkuri (a kind of mouth harp) and tonkori zither.

    • Performing Arts

    Traditional Performing Arts(4/1-10/31)

    • Cultural Exchange Hall

    "Sinot: Ainu Songs, Dancing and Stories"
    Enjoy a range of traditional songs, dances and musical performances through a production that incorporates projection technology and footage of Hokkaido's beautiful landscapes.

    "Inomi: Ainu Prayer, Songs and Dancing"
    Enjoy a range of traditional songs and dances in a story-based performance centered on the traditional iyomante ritual. This program aims to connect the traditions of the past to the future.

    • Video

    Screening of Short Films “kamuy yukar”(4/1-10/31)

    • Cultural Exchange Hall

    Enjoy two short films based on Ainu legends, with dynamic projection that makes use of the floor too.①The Boy Who Brought Down a kamuy ②The Solar Deity Caught by Evil Fox

    • Kiroroan: Upopoy at Night

    Outdoors Projection & Mapping Show “kamuy symphonia”(4/29-10/31)

    • Cultural Exchange Hall

    The creation myth told by the Ainu is brought to life in a dynamic projection mapping show. Enjoy a unique production that combines video, sound, shimmering objects and trees.

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