With people from all over the world gathering in Tokyo for and ahead of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the “Tokyo Festival” started in 2016 as an art festival aiming to let people fully enjoy the charm of Tokyo. It will roll out this year as well as a performing arts festival in Toshima City’s Ikebukuro area.
Mr. Satoshi Miyagi (Director / Producer of Asian Performing Arts Forum / General Artistic Director of Shizuoka Performing Arts Center [SPAC]) has been appointed as the festival’s General Director from 2018 to 2020.
|Name:||Tokyo Festival 2017|
|Festival dates:||September 22 (Fri.)‐December 4 (Mon.), 2017 (74 days)|
|Sites:||Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Owlspot Theater, Minami Ikebukuro Park and others|
|Participating projects:||Festival/Tokyo 2017, Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Autumn Selection, TOSHIMA International City of Arts & Culture Program, APAF-Asian Performing Arts Forum|
|Organizers:||Tokyo Festival Executive Committee[ Arts Council Tokyo & Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), Toshima City, Toshima Mirai Cultural Foundation, Festival/Tokyo Executive Committee, Asian Performing Arts Festival Executive Committee]|
For more details: http://tokyo-festival.jp/en