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Introducing Japanese Culture Events
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Introducing Japanese Culture

In fiscal 2016, we will continue to hold new and popular events to introduce some of the unique aspects of Japanese culture to customers from overseas to deepen their understanding of Japan and foster their desire to visit again.
The program for May will include a meet and greet event by the Fuji Musume (wisteria maiden) in her beautiful kimono, an exhibition of early summer bonsai, and the traditional Japanese culture corner which is available every day from April.

Location

Terminal 1
Terminal 2

Schedule

Terminal 1 After Passport Control

These events are only available to passengers on international services.

  • April 4 (Mon) - 8 (Fri)Shinsengumi Appearances
    [Schedule for Appearances]
    ①April 4,6,8 13:00~14:30    ②April 5,7 16:00-17:30

    Globally popular samurai warriors will be making appearances at Narita Airport.
    Kondo Isami, Hijikata Toshizo and other well-known samurai figures will parade around the airport demonstrating their moves.
    A great photo opportunity before your flight.

Terminal 1 Before Passport Control North Wing, 4th Floor, In Front of Glass Tower

  • April 14 (Thu) - May 6 (Fri)Boys' Festival Doll Display
    [Times]
    All day

    A Boys' Festival doll will be put on display for this traditional Japanese event celebrated on May 5. This doll is displayed during the festival to celebrate the birth of boys and pray for their healthy growth. The armor and helmet symbolize the hope that boys will be protected from harm.

Terminal 1 After Passport Control South Wing, 3rd Floor, Satellite 5 Around Transit Counter

These events are only available to passengers on international services.

  • April 1 (Fri) - 30 (Sat)Traditional Japanese Culture Experience Corner

    From April, this popular corner, offering customers a chance to experience traditional Japanese culture in casual settings and make handmade souvenirs, will be available every day at both Terminals 1 and 2.
    It will also have booths revamped with a traditional Japanese look, as well as new furniture and showcases for displaying exhibits.
    * Refurbishment will be completed on April 22 in Terminal 1, and April 1 in Terminal 2.

    Dates & times
    /Event Details
    April 1 (Fri) - 21 (Thu)
    Ukiyo-e printing
    13:30 - 18:00
    April 22 (Fri) - 28 (Thu)
    Kimono wearing
    13:30 - 18:00
    April 29 (Fri) , 30 (Sat)
    Dress in samurai armor
    13:30 - 18:00

Terminal 2 After Passport Control

These events are only available to passengers on international services.

  • April 4 (Mon) - 8 (Fri)Shinsengumi Appearances
    [Schedule for Appearances]
    ①April 5,7 13:00~14:30    ②April 4,6,8 16:00-17:30

    Globally popular samurai warriors will be making appearances at Narita Airport.
    Kondo Isami, Hijikata Toshizo and other well-known samurai figures will parade around the airport demonstrating their moves.
    A great photo opportunity before your flight.

Terminal 2 Before Passport Control 3rd Floor, South End Waiting Area, “SKYRIUM”

  • April 22 (Fri)Japanese Classical Dance Performances
    [Times]
    ①14:00 - ②15:30 - ③17:00 -

    Following on from the event in January, performances of nihon buyo, a traditional-style Japanese dance, will be staged in association with the Chiba branch of the Japanese Classical Dance Association.
    Take the opportunity to experience the diverse repertoire of performances for this traditional performing art of Japan, performed with spring floral themes to express the seasonal colors.

Terminal 2 Before Passport Control 3rd Floor, International Departure Lobby, Central Section

  • April 14 (Thu) - May 6 (Fri)Boys' Festival Doll Display
    [Times]
    All day

    A Boys' Festival doll will be put on display for this traditional Japanese event celebrated on May 5. This doll is displayed during the festival to celebrate the birth of boys and pray for their healthy growth. The armor and helmet symbolize the hope that boys will be protected from harm.

Terminal 2 After Passport Control 'NARITA SKY LOUNGE WA'  Event Space (connecting corridor between main and satellite buildings)

These events are only available to passengers on international services.

  • April 1 (Fri) - 30 (Sat)Traditional Japanese Culture Experience Corner

    From April, this popular corner, offering customers a chance to experience traditional Japanese culture in casual settings and make handmade souvenirs, will be available every day at both Terminals 1 and 2.
    It will also have booths revamped with a traditional Japanese look, as well as new furniture and showcases for displaying exhibits.
    * Refurbishment will be completed on April 22 in Terminal 1, and April 1 in Terminal 2.

    Dates & times
    /Event Details
    April 1 (Fri) - 7 (Thu)
    Dress in samurai armor
    13:30 - 18:00
    April 15 (Fri) - 26 (Tue)
    Dress in samurai armor
    13:30 - 18:00
    April 8 (Fri) - 14 (Thu)
    Kimono wearing
    13:30 - 18:00
    April 27 (Wed), 28 (Thu)
    Calligraphy, Japanese paper doll and kite making
    13:30 - 18:00
    April 29 (Fri), 30 (Sat)
    Ukiyo-e printing
    13:30 - 18:00

After Passport Control South Wing, 3rd Floor, Satellite 5 Around Transit Counter

  • May 27 (Fri) - June 7 (Tue)Iris Decoration Boat Exhibition
    [Schedule for Appearances]
    All day

    A boat decorated with irises (ayame kazari-bune) will be displayed with the cooperation of the Katori City Office, in conjunction with the Suigo Sawara Iris Festival held in Katori between May 28 and June 26.
    The departure lobby will be decorated in typical Japanese scenes of the fresh, early summer.

Before Passport Control South Wing, 4th Floor, Around Island G

  • May 27 (Fri) - June 7 (Tue)Iris Decoration Boat Exhibition
    [Schedule for Appearances]
    All day

    A boat decorated with irises (ayame kazari-bune) will be displayed with the cooperation of the Katori City Office, in conjunction with the Suigo Sawara Iris Festival held in Katori between May 28 and June 26.
    The departure lobby will be decorated in typical Japanese scenes of the fresh, early summer.

Terminal 1 After Passport Control

These events are only available to passengers on international services.

  • May 9(Mon) - 13(Fri)Wisteria Maiden Walk-By
    [Schedule for Appearances]
    May 9, 11, 13   13:00 - 14:30
    May 10, 12   16:00 - 17:30

    The Fuji Musume (wisteria maiden) is often the theme for Japanese dolls and is depicted on Japanese battledores. She will wander around the terminals accompanied by shamisen performers.
    She will also give dance performances accompanied by Japanese melodies so that passengers can take in some of the culture of Japan before their departure.

Terminal 1 After Passport Control Satellite 5 Transit Counter

These events are only available to passengers on international services.

  • May 1(Sun) - 31(Tue)Traditional Japanese Culture Experience Corner

    Once again, airport users will be able to experience Japanese culture and take souvenir photographs during May in the popular corner of the passenger terminal.
    The public has the opportunity to try on Samurai armor and kimono.
    As part of the airport’s special Golden Week program, airport users who post photographs taken at the Cultural Experience Corner on a social network system will have their photographs specially mounted by the Photo Spot Service (available from Fri., 29 April to Sun., 8 May).

    Dates & times
    /Event Details
    May 1(Sun)-9(Mon)
    Dress in samurai armor
    14:00 - 18:00
    May 10(Tue)-21(Sat)
    Ukiyo-e printing
    14:00 - 18:00
    May 22(Sun)-28(Sat)
    Kimono wearing
    14:00 - 18:00
    May 29(Sun)-31(Tue)
    Dress in samurai armor
    14:00 - 18:00

Before Passport Control 3rd Floor, International Departure Lobby, Central Section

  • May 17 (Tue) - 31 (Tue)Early Summer Bonsai Exhibition
    [Schedule for Appearances]
    All day

    A bonsai exhibition will be held with the cooperation of the Nippon Bonsai Association.
    The bonsai works on display will feature the beautiful fresh greenery of early summer.
    On May 21 (Sat) and 22 (Sun), customers will have a chance to see how bonsai trees are actually made and looked after. (4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on both days)

Terminal 2 After Passport Control

These events are only available to passengers on international services.

  • May 9(Mon) - 13(Fri)Wisteria Maiden Walk-By
    [Schedule for Appearances]
    May 10, 12   13:00 - 14:30
    May 9, 11, 13   16:00 - 17:30

    The Fuji Musume (wisteria maiden) is often the theme for Japanese dolls and is depicted on Japanese battledores. She will wander around the terminals accompanied by shamisen performers.
    She will also give dance performances accompanied by Japanese melodies so that passengers can take in some of the culture of Japan before their departure.

Terminal 2 After Passport Control 'NARITA SKY LOUNGE WA'  Event Space (connecting corridor between main and satellite buildings)

These events are only available to passengers on international services.

  • May 1(Sun) - 31(Tue)Traditional Japanese Culture Experience Corner

    Once again, airport users will be able to experience Japanese culture and take souvenir photographs during May in the popular corner of the passenger terminal.
    The public has the opportunity to try on Samurai armor and kimono.
    As part of the airport’s special Golden Week program, airport users who post photographs taken at the Cultural Experience Corner on a social network system will have their photographs specially mounted by the Photo Spot Service (available from Fri., 29 April to Sun., 8 May).

    Dates & times
    /Event Details
    May 1 (Sun)-7 (Sat)
    Dress in samurai armor
    14:00 - 18:00
    May 8 (Sun)-14 (Sat) *11 (Wed) 9:30 - 12:00
    Kimono wearing
    14:00 - 18:00
    May 15 (Sun)-24 (Tue)
    Dress in samurai armor
    14:00 - 18:00
    May 25 (Wed),26 (Thu)
    Kimono wearing
    13:30 - 16:00
    May 27 (Fri)-31 (Tue)
    Dress in samurai armor
    14:00 - 18:00
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