BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5186@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20170303T000000Z DTEND:20170305T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>Fri.\, Mar. 3\, 8 PM&nbsp\;</strong>(Followed by a&nbsp \;<em>Metlife Meet-the-Artists Reception</em>)<strong>\nSat.\, Mar. 4\, 8 PM\nSun.\, Mar 5\, 4 PM (Family Program)</strong>&nbsp\;\n<em>Nihon Buyo</ em>\, literally &ldquo\;Japanese dance\,&rdquo\; is a modern art form perf ormed by artists who train vigorously in kabuki dance.&nbsp\;<strong>Geima ruza</strong>\, Japan&rsquo\;s young and rising stars&mdash\;all alumni of the prestigious Tokyo University of the Arts&rsquo\;&nbsp\;<em>nihon buyo </em>&nbsp\;program&mdash\;grace the stage with a gorgeous program includi ng traditional kabuki and folk dances and original neo-traditional arrange ments. Performed alongside an ensemble of musicians (shamisen\,<em>&nbsp\; fue</em>\,<em>&nbsp\;taiko</em>\,&nbsp\;<em>otsuzumi</em>\,&nbsp\;<em>kots uzumi</em>) and chanters\, the evenings include&nbsp\;<em>Ayatsuri Sanbaso &nbsp\;</em>(<em>Puppet Sanbaso</em>)\,&nbsp\;<em>Oshukubai&nbsp\;</em>(<e m>The Nightingale in the Plum Tree</em>) and musical selections. Crowning the program is the dynamic&nbsp\;<em>Shunkashuto</em>&nbsp\;(<em>Four Seas ons</em>)\, a quartet of dances celebrating the richness of Japan&rsquo\;s exquisite four seasons. SUMMARY:Nihon Buyo Dance URL:/en/events/2017/03/03/nihon-buyo-dance/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR