Workshop

School classes and other groups can enjoy workshops such as making and tasting Ainu cuisine and playing traditional musical instruments. Families are welcome, and activities suitable for young children are also available.

    • Performing Arts

    Musical Performance(4/1-10/31)

    • Workshop

    Two of the most iconic Ainu instruments are the mukkuri (a kind of mouth harp) and the tonkori zither. Hear a talk about these instruments, then listen to their beautiful melodies.

    • Performing Arts

    Mukkuri-making Workshop "mukkuri a=kar ro"(4/1-10/31)

    • Workshop

    Try carving a mukkuri, a kind of mouth harp, with a chisel, then learn how to play it. *In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, you cannot put the mukkuri to your mouth during the workshop.

    • Performing Arts

    Musical Workshop "Tonkori for Beginners"(4/1-10/31)

    • Workshop

    Discover the sound of the tonkori zither and learn the basics of how to play.

    • Cuisine

    Cooking Workshop "Poroto Kitchen"《reservation required》(4/1-10/31)

    • Workshop

    Cook and eat an Ainu dish made with seasonal ingredients. With friendly staff on hand, even kitchen novices and children can get in on the fun.

    • Cuisine

    Cooking Workshop (Snack) "Ponto Kitchen"(4/1-10/31)

    • Workshop

    Learn more about Ainu food culture and daily life through this short cooking workshop.

    • Video

    Dome Screen Experience “kamuy eyes”(4/1-10/31)

    • Workshop
    • -Annex

    The Ainu people have a close connection to animals and view them as kamuy (spirit-deities). See how kamuy view the world in a projection on a semicircular dome. With a panoramic view, you’ll feel as if you’re running wild amid Hokkaido’s abundant nature yourself.

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