Record of overseas performances

Record of overseas performances

Overseas performance history: 24 times 19 countries 2 regions, 34 countries 3 regions in total

April 13th to May 21st, 1956
1958 Soviet Union (23 performances in 2 cities)

Performance in Moscow, Leningrad. The members are mainly composed of Awaji Gennojoza.

January 26-April 3, 1974
1974 USA (25 performances in 16 cities)

Performed in Boston, New York, etc. Awaji Puppet Theatre The first overseas performance as. Above all, at that time, stage artists from all over the world performed at Carnegie Hall, which they longed for as a cypress stage. It was planned by Beate Sirota Gordon, who was in charge of gender equality in the draft of the Constitution of Japan.

January 24th to February 15th, 1978
1978 France / Spain (11 performances in 4 cities)

Realized as an art exchange business. In France, he has performed at UNESCO headquarters and Salon de Tinel. Performed in Madrid and Barcelona in Spain. The Kobe West Association was also established on the occasion of this Spanish performance. The circle of international goodwill spread through the Awaji Puppet.

March 14-April 24, 1979
1979 Italy (30 performances in 20 cities)

Invited to "Dream-Calling Manipulators, East and West Dolls-International Doll Festival". He will perform a traveling performance while co-starring with the shadow puppets of Bali, Guignol of Naples, Night of Sicily, and the Czech National Puppet Theater Company.

October 27-November 2, 1979
1979 Hong Kong (3 performances in 1 city)

As with the Italian performance, the performance will be held under the project of "Dream-Calling Hands, East and West Dolls-International Doll Festival".

August 7, 1984-August 16, 1984
1984 Netherlands / Belgium (4 performances in 2 cities)

I was invited to the Japan-Netherlands Trade 375th Anniversary Comprehensive Japan Exhibition "Japan in Rotterdam". Performed at the Cultural Center Doulen in Rotterdam and at Sohar Pauld in Knocken Haste in Belgium.

March 1, 1986-March 25, 1986
1986 Australia / New Zealand (25 performances in 3 cities)

Invited to the art festival "Adelaide Festival". A koala will be presented to the prefectural Awaji Farm Park from Western Australia, a sister state of Hyogo Prefecture. He will also travel to New Zealand to perform at Wellington's City Corporation Theater.

May 9th to May 20th, 1987
1987 Sweden / Denmark (5 performances in 2 cities)

Performed in Gothenburg, Sweden and Aarhus, Denmark. During the period, the demonstration of making the head of Yuragame, the third generation of the puppeteer who participated from Osaka, was also well received.

November 25-December 15, 1992
1992 Spain / Germany / Poland (7 performances in 5 cities)

Invited to the Tolosa International Puppet Theater Festival in Spain. Performances were performed at the Tolosa Reidour Theater in Spain, the Japanese Culture Institute in Cologne in Germany, and the Warsaw Grand Theater in Poland. We also interacted with the Henneschen Puppet Theater in Cologne and the Alekkin Puppet Theater in Poland.

November 14th-December 6th, 1994
1994 Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Poland (7 performances in 5 cities)

Invited to the Kokeraotoshi performance of the newly established Japan Art and Technology Center in Krakow, Poland, a tour of five countries was realized. In Poland, he has performed a puppet show that incorporates the Awaji Puppet Theater, reopening with the Alekin Puppet Theater, Awaji Puppet Techniques, costumes, etc., and has a good reputation.

February 19th to 24th, 1996
1996 USA (4 performances in 1 city)

Participated in "Hyogo Culture Week" held in Seattle, Washington (an event that also serves as a thank-you event for earthquake disaster support from all over Washington State). Performed at the Broadway Performance Theater. We had an exchange with the puppet theater company of the Northwest Theater.

September 17th-September 30th, 1997
1997 France (6 performances in 1 city)

Invited to the Tolosa International Puppet Theater Festival in Spain. Performances were performed at the Tolosa Reidour Theater in Spain, the Japanese Culture Institute in Cologne in Germany, and the Warsaw Grand Theater in Poland. We also interacted with the Henneschen Puppet Theater in Cologne and the Alekkin Puppet Theater in Poland.

November 5th to 19th, 1997
1997 USA (17 performances in 6 cities)

Performed in Cleveland, Warren, Laima, Columbus, New York and Detroit. In Laima, we also invited students from the sister cities of Selina, Banwart, and St. Marys in Nandan Town (currently Minamiawaji City), Goshiki Town (currently Sumoto City), and Hokudan Town (currently Awaji City).

July 30-August 8, 1998
1998 Malaysia / Australia (5 performances in 2 cities)

Invited to the "Japan Festival" held in Kuala Lumpur. Performed at the Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur Theater in Malaysia and at the National Theater Institute in Australia.

March 26-April 3, 1999
1999 Taiwan (4 performances in 3 cities)

Invited to the "1st Yunlin County International Puppet Theater Festival". Perform at Yunlin Prefectural Cultural Center. Eight theater companies from seven countries around the world participate. We also interacted with the Taiwanese Kasumi Puppet Theater Company.

February 22nd to March 6th, 2001
2001 USA (9 performances in 5 cities)

Performed at the headquarters of the American Unima (World Puppet Theater Federation) such as Houston, Atlanta, Boston, and Washington, and the University of Galauted (University of the Deaf).

June 18-June 28, 2002
2002 Poland (4 performances in 2 cities)

Invited as a guest at the Warsaw University of Drama 75th Anniversary World Drama School Festival. He also gave lectures at the permanent building of the Alekkin Theater Company and the Puppet Theater School of Beer Wistic, which he had been interacting with for some time. At the puppet theater school, we interacted with students in the puppet department.

October 16th-October 20th, 2003
2003 Taiwan (3 performances in 1 city)

I was invited as a guest to the symposium "Maritime Silk Road" of the National Taipei University of the Arts. In the lecture, he also participated in comparative performances of Joruri's Taiso Shamisen, Satsuma Biwa, and Chinese Erhu. It was a symposium that introduced the relationship between the introduction of musical instruments and performing arts.

October 5th to 17th, 2004
2004 France / Germany (6 performances in 5 cities)

Performed at the House of Culture of Japan in Paris and the Japanese Culture Institute in Cologne as an event to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Hyogo Prefectural Office in Paris. At the Paris performance, there was a greeting from Governor Well before the performance started. The performance in Paris was the same day as Kabuki, but it was sold out in two days.

February 10th-March 9th, 2009
2009 Canada / USA performances (16 performances in 7 cities)

Performances will be held in two countries at the request of the New York Japan Society and with the request of Canada. It was a crossing tour from Vancouver, Canada to Los Angeles, Middletown, Isaka, Amhurst, Williamtown, New York and the West Coast to the East Coast.

August 16-August 22, 2013
2013 USA (3 performances in 2 cities)

Performed at the Allen Theater in Seattle at the request of Hyogo Prefecture as a delegation to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Washington State Friendship Alliance. I also attended a commemorative reception at the State Capitol.

July 13th-July 20th, 2015
2015 Italy / France (4 performances in 2 cities)

In response to a request from Hyogo Prefecture, a performance was held at the Japan Pavilion at the Expo as a promotion for the "Milan International Exposition" held in Milan, Italy. In France, a performance will be accompanied by a tourism PR in Paris.

October 15th to October 20th, 2018
2018 France (2 performances in 1 city)

In response to a request from Hyogo Prefecture, a performance was held at the House of Culture of Japan in Paris as a promotion for Hyogo Prefecture for "Japonism 2018" Local Charm "Week-Festival and Cultural Project" held in Paris, France. After the performance, we paid a courtesy visit to Hyogo Prefecture's sister city, Seine et Mars, and held a workshop during the school visit.

October 3rd to October 9th, 1st year of Reiwa
2019 France (3 performances in 2 cities)

I was invited to the opening event of Susumu Shingu's "Modern Utopia" held at Chambord Castle in France. After the performance at Chambord Castle, I moved to Paris and participated in the "6th Salon du Sake", a Japanese beverage exchange event centered on sake in Europe, and held a workshop at the event venue.

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