Pray together, share emotions, develop fellowships with people all over the world.
“WORLDWIDE EISA FESTIVAL” has been held on the 3 themes of “Umui (praying)” to delivering people love of homeland, respect all life and care for your loved ones, and “Chimudon (emotions)” that to make a deep impression on all of the people through the vigorous Eisa performance with energetic and soulful, and last one is “Shinkanucha (fellowships)” to see yourself that you haven’t seen yet or bring you new encounters to strengthen Eisa’s community networks in Japan and overseas.
In this year, WORLDWIDE EISA FESTIVAL will develop its operation with based on Okinawa culture promotion program,
Building a cultural bridge to the future:
Contribute to enhancing of wide-ranging exchanges beyond the world “Promotion of Umanchu Shinryo Program”, alongside with “beyond 2020” is drew up as government’s culture program, we must strive to introduce and make a devise a better way to performance Eisa for persons with disability /being seated with the goal of establishing and expanding for cultural activities.
Furthermore, to expand the possibilities for Eisa, live streaming service will be started for the audiences who can’t come to this festival, in order to interact with people all over the world through Eisa performance.
Outline of the WORLDWIDE EISA FESTIVAL2017
The name of a Festival
WORLDWIDE EISA FESTIVAL2017
Worldwide Eisa Festival Executive Committee
In association with
Okinawa Prefectural Government, The National Theatre Okinawa,
Okinawa Prefectural Foundation for Cultural Promotion
From Saturday, November 4th to Sunday, November 5th
The National Theatre Okinawa Large Theatre
Content of the Festival
Creative Eisa Contest (Large Theatre)
November 4th, Saturday:
Preliminary round for the General Category for all ages of A/B block
November 5th, Sunday:
Final round for Kids’/Youth Categories, General Category for all ages
・Preliminary round for the General Category A block・・・・1,500 yen
・Preliminary round for the General Category B block・・・・1,500 yen
・Kids’/Youth Categories ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・1,500 yen
・Final round for General Category for all ages ・・・・・・・2,000 yen