BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3894@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20120916T000000Z DTEND:20120916T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<p style="text-justify: inter-ideograph\; text-align: justify\; margin: 0in 0in 0pt\;"><span style="font-size: small\;"><span style="font -family: Times New Roman\;"><span style="mso-fareast-language: JA\;">The C onsulate General of Japan will present <span style="mso-fareast-language: JA\;">a free performance of Iwami Kagura\, a dynamic form of ancient Japan ese dance renowned for its splendid costumes\, amazing special effects\, p ulsating drum rhythms\, and melodic flute. Iwami Kagura was originally per formed by Shinto priests at the yearly autumn festival as a sign of gratit ude to the Shinto gods for their help in producing a bountiful harvest. <s pan style="mso-fareast-language: JA\;">This performance will mark the firs t time this art form has been showcased in Atlanta. Th<span style="mso-far east-language: JA\;">e tour consists of a group of thirteen performers and musicians from the Iwami Kagura Shinwa-Kai in Masuda City\, Shimane Prefe cture. \n<span style="font-size: small\;"><span style="font-family: Times New Roman\;">\n\n<p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt\;">Date: <span style="mso-t ab-count: 1\;">&nbsp\; <span style="mso-fareast-language: JA\;"><span styl e="mso-tab-count: 1\;">&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&n bsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; Sunday\, September 16\, 2012 at 2:00 pm\n\n<p s tyle="margin: 0in 0in 0pt\;">Cost:<span style="mso-tab-count: 1\;">&nbsp\; &nbsp\;&nbsp\; <span style="mso-fareast-language: JA\;"><span style="mso-t ab-count: 1\;">&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nb sp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; Free admission. RSVP is required and can be made by reg istering at <a href="http://www.puppet.org/kagura"><span style="color: #00 00ff\;">www.puppet.org/kagura</a><span style="mso-fareast-language: JA\;"> \n\n<p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt\;">Phone: <span style="mso-tab-count: 1\ ;">&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;& nbsp\; 404-<span style="mso-fareast-language: JA\;">240-4300\n\n<p style=" margin: 0in 0in 0pt\;"><span style="mso-fareast-language: JA\;">Email: <sp an style="mso-tab-count: 2\;">&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&n bsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; info@aa.mofa.go.jp<span style="ms o-fareast-language: JA\;">\n\n<p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt\;">Website: <s pan style="mso-tab-count: 1\;">&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;& nbsp\;&nbsp\; http://www.atlanta.us.emb-japan.go.jp/kagura.html\n\n<p styl e="text-indent: -1in\; margin: 0in 0in 0pt 1in\;">Location: <span style="m so-tab-count: 1\;">&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; Cente r for Puppetry Arts \n1404 Spring Street NW\, Atlanta\, GA 30309<span styl e="mso-fareast-language: JA\;">\n\n<p style="text-justify: inter-ideograph \; text-align: justify\; margin: 0in 0in 0pt\;"><span style="mso-fareast-l anguage: JA\;">\n\n<p style="text-justify: inter-ideograph\; text-align: j ustify\; margin: 0in 0in 0pt\;">&nbsp\;\n\n<p style="text-justify: inter-i deograph\; text-align: justify\; margin: 0in 0in 0pt\;">&nbsp\;\n\n<p styl e="text-justify: inter-ideograph\; text-align: justify\; margin: 0in 0in 0 pt\;">&nbsp\;\n\n SUMMARY:Iwami Kagura: Riveting dramatic interpretation of ancient Japanese myths URL:/en/events/2012/09/16/iwami-kagura-riveting-dramatic-interpretation-of/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR