Japan, China and Korea organize the Trilateral Art Festival to introduce each country’s outstanding traditional and contemporary cultural performances on the basis of an agreement between the culture ministers of the three countries.
The Agency for Cultural Affairs is hosting the Trilateral Art Festival 2017 – Dance, Connect, Surpass in Kyoto, the Culture City of East Asia 2017 with the participation of performing arts groups and others from the three countries.
The event will be opened by a lyrical medley of songs from Japan, China and Korea performed by the soprano, Hiroko Kouda, together with the Kyoto City University of Arts / Osaka College of Music string ensemble under the baton of Yunosuke Yamamoto, and the choir of the Kyoto Seibo Gakuin Elementary School singing Our Future, the Japan-China-Korea friendship song.
The main event, the Japan-China-Korea dance gala, will include the premiere of a new work by the leading Japanese choreographer and dancer, Megumi Nakamura, and presentations by performing arts groups from China and Korea.
We hope you will enjoy these performances by leading artists from Japan, China and Korea to the full.