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

Terminal 2

Areas Outside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Tales of Genji Roving Performances

Date

11 and 12 March ①1:00 p.m. ②2:30 p.m. ③4:30 p.m.

Concept photo of Tales of Genji Roving Performances event

Roving performances of the Tales of Genji will take place in the passenger terminals. This classic depicts the life of a prince in the Heian Period (AD794 - AD1185). Prince Hikaru Genji, cavorts to elegant court music accompanied by court ladies in ceremonial robes including the main female characters, Princess Fujitsubo, Lady Aoi and Lady Rokujo. Take a photo as a great memento of Japan.

■Parade
【Terminal1】①1:00 p.m.  ②2:30 p.m.
【Terminal2】③4:30 p.m.


Terminal 2

Areas Outside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Cherry Blossom Photo Spot

Concept photo of Cherry Blossom Photo Spot event

Experience an early Japanese spring with a photo spot featuring beautiful cherry blossoms. A dynamic recreation of cherry blossoms on large panels accompanied by simulated trees and cherry blossom petals. Experience the beauty of springtime in Japan and capture it on film.


Terminal 1

Areas Inside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Traditional Japanese Culture Experience Corner

Concept photo of Traditional Japanese Culture Experience Corner event

Airport users will be able to experience Japanese culture and take souvenir photographs in this popular corner of the passenger terminal.
March will feature the very popular hands-on Ukiyo-e printing, Origami experience workshop, Kimono dress-up, Try on Samurai armor as well as ninja costumes for children, Calligraphy and Japanese paper doll and kite making.
Events are held every day in the departure area after the security check and passport control.

Event schedule
Event Details Dates & times
■ Try on samurai armor as well as ninja costumes for children1 to 10 March   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
29 to 31 March   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
■ Origami experience workshop11 to 13 March   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
■ Ukiyo-e printing14 to 21 March   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
■ Kimono dress-up22 to 28 March   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Terminal 2

Areas Inside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Traditional Japanese Culture Experience Corner

Concept photo of Traditional Japanese Culture Experience Corner event

Airport users will be able to experience Japanese culture and take souvenir photographs in this popular corner of the passenger terminal.
March will feature the very popular hands-on Ukiyo-e printing, Origami experience workshop, Kimono dress-up, Try on Samurai armor as well as ninja costumes for children, Calligraphy and Japanese paper doll and kite making.
Events are held every day in the departure area after the security check and passport control.

Event schedule
Event Details Dates & times
■ Ukiyo-e printing1 to 7 March   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
27 to 31 March   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
■ Kimono dress-up8 to 14 March   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
■ Try on samurai armor as well as ninja costumes for children15 to 21 March   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
■ Origami experience workshop22 to 24 March   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
■ Calligraphy and Japanese paper doll and kite making25 and 26 March   1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Terminal 2

Areas Outside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Wisteria Photo Spot

Date

17 April to 7 May

Concept photo of Wisteria Photo Spot event

A photo spot featuring beautiful wisteria - experience the nature of Japan.
Large panels featuring the wisteria from Kawachi Wisteria Garden in Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture provide a dynamic location for souvenir photos.


Terminal 1

Terminal 2

Areas Outside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Sumo Wrestler Appearances

Date

27 April to 6 May

Concept photo of Sumo Wrestler Appearances event

"COLORFUL NIPPON at Narita International Airport" This is the theme for fiscal 2019 in which we will offer the following events. Enjoy the various aspect of Japanese culture from its national sports to its subcultures. Don't miss it!

○Sumo Wrestler Appearances: 27 April to 6 May
○Karate demonstrations: late July to early August
○LED costume parades: early October
○Appearances by the Seven Deities of Good Fortune: early January

The first event will be appearances by sumo wrestlers in traditional mawashi. Sumo wrestlers will appear in the terminals to the sound of the yose-taiko (style of drum used to announce an event)
A great opportunity to experience sumo up close with its classic shikofumi (ceremonial lifting of each leg and slamming it down on the wrestling ring) and suriashi (shuffling across the ring without lifting the feet) exercises. A great opportunity for photos.

■Sumo Wrestler Appearances
 Terminal 1 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
 Terminal 2 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Terminal 1

Areas Inside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Traditional Japanese Culture Experience Corner

Concept photo of Traditional Japanese Culture Experience Corner event

Airport users will be able to experience Japanese culture and take souvenir photographs in this popular corner of the passenger terminal.
April will feature the very popular hands-on Origami experience workshop, Ukiyo-e printing, Calligraphy and Japanese paper doll and kite making, Kimono dress-up, Traditional Gift Wrapping with Fabric, Samurai armor as well as ninja outfits for children,.
First timers will be able to try their hand at the basics and take home written instructions on folding patterns.
Events are held every day in the departure area after the security check and passport control.

Event schedule
Event Details Dates & times
■ Samurai armor as well as ninja outfits for children1 to 5 April   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
29 and 30 April   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
■ Origami experience workshop6 to 9 April   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
■ Traditional gift wrapping with fabric10 to 12 April   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
■ Ukiyo-e printing13 to 21 April   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
■ Kimono dress-up22 to 28 April   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Terminal 2

Areas Inside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Traditional Japanese Culture Experience Corner

Concept photo of Traditional Japanese Culture Experience Corner event

Airport users will be able to experience Japanese culture and take souvenir photographs in this popular corner of the passenger terminal.
April will feature the very popular hands-on Origami experience workshop, Ukiyo-e printing, Calligraphy and Japanese paper doll and kite making, Kimono dress-up, Samurai armor as well as ninja outfits for children,.
Events are held every day in the departure area after the security check and passport control.

Event schedule
Event Details Dates & times
■ Ukiyo-e printing1 to 5 April   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
25 to 30 April   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
■ Origami experience workshop6 and 7 April   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
■ Kimono dress-up8 to 14 April   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
■ Samurai armor as well as ninja outfits for children15 to 22 April   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
■ Calligraphy and Japanese paper doll and kite making23 and 24 April   1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.