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Introducing Japanese Culture Events - Winter -
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Introducing Japanese Culture

We have various programs to enable customers from overseas to see, hear and experience Japanese culture for themselves to deepen their understanding of Japan and foster their desire to visit again. Each event is designed so that customers can take part and enjoy the experience in their spare time. Please drop by on your next visit to Narita Airport.

Location

Terminal 1
Terminal 2

Schedule

Terminal 1 All Areas After Passport Control

  • Weekdays from December 1 (Mon) - 26 (Fri)Shrine Maiden Promenade
    - A warm send off in traditional costume! -
    [Times]
    12:00 - 17:00

    A girl dressed in full shrine maiden (miko) attire will be appearing in the airside area of Terminal 1. Customers can have their photos taken with the maiden in her beautiful traditional costume.
    After going around the lobbies, she will take the stage in the event area to perform the ancient ceremonial shrine maiden's dance (kagura), to wish everyone a safe journey.
    Please come to admire the innocence and beauty of the shrine maiden before you depart, as a fond memory of your trip to Japan.

Terminal 1 After Passport Control Central Bldg., 3rd Floor, Around Fa-So-La TAX FREE AKIHABARA

  • December 2 (Tue) - 5 (Fri), 8 (Mon) - 12 (Fri), 15 (Mon) - 18 (Thu)Traditional Japanese Culture Workshops
    - Experience traditional Japanese culture! -

    We will hold a workshop where you can come in contact with traditional Japanese culture. You can take the things you make at the workshop back home with you as mementos of your visit to our country.

    Dates & times
    /Event Details
    December 2 (Tue) - 5 (Fri), 2014,
    Daruma decorating
    15:00 - 18:30
    December 8 (Mon), 2014,
    Calligraphy, Japanese paper doll and kite making
    *Supported by Narita UNESCO Association
    13:30 - 16:00
    December 9 (Tue) - 12 (Fri), 2014,
    Mizuhiki making
    *Supported by All Japan Gift Goods Association
    14:00 - 17:00
    December 15 (Mon) ・ 16 (Tue), 2014,
    Ukiyoe coloring
    14:00 - 17:30
    December 17 (Wed) ・ 18 (Thu)
    Ukiyoe coloring
    15:00 - 18:30

Terminal 1 Before Passport Control 5th Floor, NAA Art Gallery

  • December 27 (Sat), 2014, - January 13 (Tue), 2015,Narita Kokusai Calligraphy at Narita Airport
    - Collection of energetic student calligraphy works, here at the airport! -
    [Times]
    6:00 - 22:00

    Calligraphy works by the students of Narita Kokusai High School, which were very popular during the summer event, will be on display again at Narita Airport. This is a chance for customers from around the world to get a feel of traditional Japanese calligraphy. Please come and take a close look at these works of art, prepared with utmost care and attention by the students.

Terminal 2 After Passport Control 2nd Floor, Event Area

These events are only available to passengers on international services.

  • Weekdays from December 1 (Mon) - 26 (Fri)KOTO☆LIVE - The harmonious melodies of Koto -
    [Times]
    ①15:00~ ②16:00~ ③17:00~

    A koto concert will be held, featuring this well-known traditional Japanese musical instrument. When they hear the beautiful Japanese music of the koto, visitors from overseas will really get a sense of being in Japan. You will also have the opportunity to see what it's like to touch one of these instruments.

All Areas After Passport Control

  • January 2 (Tue) - 5 (Fri), 16 (Tue) - 19 (Fri)Traditional Japanese Culture Workshops

    We will hold a workshop where you can come in contact with traditional Japanese culture. You can take the things you make at the workshop back home with you as mementos of your visit to our country.

    Dates & times
    /Event Details
    January 2 (Tue) - 5 (Fri), 2014,
    Uchiwa making experience
    15:00 - 18:30
    January 16 (Tue) - 19 (Fri), 2014,
    Ukiyoe coloring
    15:00 - 18:30
  • Weekdays from January 6 (Tue) - 30 (Fri) Roving Lion Dance at Narita Airport!
    [Times]
    14:00 - 17:00

    Lion dance performances at the airport. Roving lion dances with a jaunty musical accompaniment will greet waiting passengers with lively New Year entertainment typical of Japan.
    Place your head in the mouth of the lion for good fortune.

Terminal 2 After Passport Control 2nd Floor, Event Area

These events are only available to passengers on international services.

  • Weekdays from January 1 (Thu) - 30 (Fri)KOTO☆LIVE - The harmonious melodies of Koto -
    [Times]
    ①15:00 - ②16:00 - ③17:00 -

    A koto concert will be held, featuring this well-known traditional Japanese musical instrument. When they hear the beautiful Japanese music of the koto, visitors from overseas will really get a sense of being in Japan. You will also have the opportunity to see what it's like to touch one of these instruments.

  • January 6 (Tue) - 9 (Fri), 13 (Tue) - 16 (Fri)Traditional Japanese Culture Workshops
    - Experience traditional Japanese culture! -

    A work shop where the traveler can experience Japanese tradition. Experience the wearing of traditional garb, the tea ceremony and making votive plaques. Make a plaque and take it home as a memento of your trip to Japan.

    Dates & times
    /Event Details
    January 6 (Tue) - 9 (Fri)
    Making traditional votive plaques
    15:00 - 18:30
    January 13 (Tue), 14 (Wed)
    Tea ceremony
    13:30 - 16:00
    January 15 (Thu), 16 (Fri)
    Kimono wearing
    14:00 - 17:00

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

  • January 6 (Tue) - 9 (Fri)Narita Airport Theatrical Stage is Now Open!

    Narita Airport has created a theatrical stage for a limited time only at SKYRIUM to enable airport users to enjoy traditional performing arts. All of the traditional Japanese New Year performances including singing and dancing performances with shamisen, Daikagura theatrical dance and the art of paper cutting.

    Dates & times
    /Event Details
    January 6 (Tue), 7 (Wed)
    Folk Songs with Shamisen
    ①15:00~ ②16:30~
    January 8 (Thu)
    Paper Cutting
    ①15:00~ ②16:30~
    January 9 (Fri)
    Daikagura Theatrical Dance
    ①15:00~ ②16:30~
  • January 14 (Wed)Extreme Cup and Ball Game Performance!
    - Cutting Edge Kendama Skills -
    [Times]
    ①15:00~ ②16:30~

    Kendama, the cup and ball game, has its origins in Japan and the popular performer, ZOOMADANKE, who spread the game around the world, returns to Narita Airport! Enjoy a cutting edge performance of Kendama skills which have been featured by every part of the media. Children and adults alike can try their skills in the Kendama practical classes.

  • January 23 (Fri)Koto Concert - Sending the beautiful tones of the koto
    from Narita around the world
    [Times]
    ①15:00~ ②16:30~

    A koto concert by young musicians from Chiba prefecture staged with the cooperation of the Chiba Prefectural Cultural Promotion Foundation, which supports independent cultural activities by the citizens of Chiba prefecture. The performance will deliver the refreshing tones of New Year in Japan to travelers waiting to depart from Narita.

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