In recent years, several overseas performances have been held in Korea, China, the United States and India as a part of various cultural exchange programs of Japan.
Based on this precious experience and acceptance by Indian people, we have planned the Iwami-kagura performance tour to New Delhi, capital city, and Chennai, major southern city.
Two groups from Hamada and Masuda areas attended this important ceremony of the
26th Janadriyah National Festival for Heritage and Culture in Saudi Arabia from April 13 to 30.
Japan is the guest country for Saudi Arabia this time and Iwamikagura is a part of Japanese cultural missions for this festival.
The overview can be seen at the Nishimura-Chachu HP in Japanese and you can gest more detailed information at Saudi Arabia HP
India performances in Mumbai(January 21, 22 2008), and in Chennai(January 24, 2008)
For more information of India tour in 2008, please refer to the following page.