Introducing Japanese Culture Events

Introducing Japanese Culture Events

We are once again hosting more events that highlight unique aspects of Japanese culture for travelers from overseas to deepen their understanding of Japan and encourage them to visit us again.

Schedule

Terminal 1

Tanabata Festival Tree Decorations

Tanabata festival tree decorations, a traditional summer ritual of Japan, will be on display at Narita Airport. The displays will comprise real bamboo trees, some as tall as 3 meters, and fabric-covered folding screens with a pattern reminiscent of the Milky Way, to create cool, elegant areas of privacy. Visitors will have the chance to experience the traditional practice of writing wishes on a strip of paper and tying it on to one of the bamboo twigs. These written prayers will be dedicated at the Katori Jingu Shrine in Katori City, Chiba Prefecture.


Terminal 2

Tanabata Festival Tree Decorations

Date

July 1-7

Tanabata festival tree decorations, a traditional summer ritual of Japan, will be on display at Narita Airport. The displays will comprise real bamboo trees, some as tall as 3 meters, and fabric-covered folding screens with a pattern reminiscent of the Milky Way, to create cool, elegant areas of privacy. Visitors will have the chance to experience the traditional practice of writing wishes on a strip of paper and tying it on to one of the bamboo twigs. These written prayers will be dedicated at the Katori Jingu Shrine in Katori City, Chiba Prefecture.


Terminal 2

The Collaboration of Harmony - 3 Rings of Japanese Culture

The students of Narita Kokusai High School will introduce aspects of Japanese culture in a range of events again this year. Enjoy the culture of Japan through calligraphy performed to music, recitals on the koto, a traditional harp that produces the unmistakable sounds of Japan, as well as a Japanese tea ceremony workshop where participants can learn the etiquette and actually sample the tea.


Terminal 1

Japanese Culture Experience Corner

Once again, airport users will be able to experience Japanese culture and take souvenir photographs in the popular corner of the passenger terminal.
In July, these will include a display of Tanabata festival tree decorations and a collaboration of traditional Japanese arts.
Events are held every day in the departure area after the security check and passport control.

Dates & times Event Details
July 1-4 14:00-18:00 Ukiyo-e printing
July 5-6 14:00-18:00 Mizuhiki making
July 7-21 14:00-18:00 Ukiyo-e printing
July 22-27 14:00-18:00 Dress in yukata (light kimono)
July 28-31 14:00-18:00 Ukiyo-e printing

Terminal 2

Japanese Culture Experience Corner

Once again, airport users will be able to experience Japanese culture and take souvenir photographs in the popular corner of the passenger terminal.
In July, these will include a display of Tanabata festival tree decorations and a collaboration of traditional Japanese arts.
Events are held every day in the departure area after the security check and passport control.

Dates & times Event Details
July 1-7 14:00-18:00 Ukiyo-e printing
July 8-14 14:00-18:00 Dress in yukata (light kimono)
July 15-23 14:00-18:00 Ukiyo-e printing
July 24-25 13:30-16:00 Calligraphy, Japanese paper doll and kite making
July 26-31 14:00-18:00 Ukiyo-e printing

Terminal 2

Japanese Classical Dance Performances

Date

August 7 ①2:00 p.m., ②3:30 p.m., ③5:00 p.m.

Performances of Japanese classical dance, a traditional style of dancing, are presented with the cooperation of the Chiba Prefecture branch of the Japanese Classical Dance Association Inc. This time, the program will convey the cheerful atmosphere of a Japanese festival.


Terminal 2

Koto Recitals

Date

August 23 ①2:00 p.m., ②3:30 p.m., ③5:00 p.m.

We are holding children's koto recitals. The performances will include Sakura Sakura, Shima-uta and other popular Japanese tunes for travelers waiting to depart from Narita. Take a few moments to enjoy this colorful event featuring the soothing sounds of koto played by children dressed in traditional Japanese summer costumes.


Terminal 1

Japanese Culture Experience Corner

Once again, airport users will be able to experience Japanese culture and take souvenir photographs in the popular corner of the passenger terminal.
August will feature Ukiyo-e printing and dressing in yukata robes, as well as calligraphy, Japanese paper dolls and kite making.
Events are held every day in the departure area after the security check and passport control.

Dates & times Event Details
August 1-21 14:00-18:00 Ukiyo-e printing
August 22-28 14:00-18:00 Dress in yukata (light kimono)
August 29-31 14:00-18:00 Ukiyo-e printing

Terminal 2

Japanese Culture Experience Corner

Once again, airport users will be able to experience Japanese culture and take souvenir photographs in the popular corner of the passenger terminal.
August will feature Ukiyo-e printing and dressing in yukata robes, as well as calligraphy, Japanese paper dolls and kite making.
Events are held every day in the departure area after the security check and passport control.

Dates & times Event Details
August 1-7 14:00-18:00 Ukiyo-e printing
August 8-14 14:00-18:00 Dress in yukata (light kimono)
August 15-22 14:00-18:00 Ukiyo-e printing
August 23-24 13:30-16:00 Calligraphy, Japanese paper doll and kite making
August 25-31 14:00-18:00 Ukiyo-e printing