Noh is a major form of classical Japanese musical drama that has been performed since the 14th century, and strived to preserve its established high standards and historic authenticity and remained mostly unchanged till today.
Noh is played as “Takigi Noh” in the light of bonfire mainly during the summer night at Nohgakudoh theaters or outdoor stages across Japan, include Heian Jingu Shrine in Kyoto.
Heian Jingu shrine was built in 1895 to commemorate the 1100th anniversary of the founding of Kyoto.
The history of Takigi Noh can be traced back to Kofukuji Temple in Nara over 1,000 years ago, and it has been held annually at Heian Jingu since 1949.
June 1st and 2nd
Dates and functions are subjects to change without notice. Be sure to check the latest information in advance.
Nishi-Tenno-Town, Okazaki, Sakyo-District, Kyoto