Today I’m in Toga village, Nanto city, Toyama! I am here to see “SCOT Summer Season 2017”, which is the festival of performing arts by the theater company SCOT established by worldwide director, Tadashi Suzuki. 今日はここ!富山県、南砺市利賀村にきました! 世界的な演出家・鈴木忠志氏が設立した劇団SCOTによる舞台芸術の祭典「SCOTサマーシーズン2017」にきています。   It has an art space full of creativity such as an outdoor theater that blends with rich …

Today I visited Shirakawogo with the guide of Professor Fujiki, who is the architect. 今日は建築家の藤木先生の解説付きで白川郷です。 I came here last year, too, but this time thanks to the professor, it looked more different! (I realized the necessity of the tour guide. ) 昨年もお邪魔しましたが、先生とご一緒出来て、より違って見えます!(ツアーのガイドの必要性を実感) And in the evening, I stayed at Shirayumisou in the Kitani area of …

Yosakoi festival originates in Kochi prefecture. 高知県発祥のヨサコイ祭り。   This festival was born wishing to cotribute to restore from World War II and to be a festival, where that everyone can participate without discrimination between ethnic groups and religions, as a theme of “smiling, energetic festival”. この祭りは第二次世界大戦からの復興を願い、民族、宗教を差別することなく誰もが参加できる祭りとして”元気で笑顔になれる祭り”をテーマにして生まれた。     And, as they wished, it has spread …