2017 / Rakugo stage in person, Yanagiya Sankyo from Japan, at UCLA Fowler Museum on Feb. 24 & at Little Tokyo on Feb. 25

Forwarded for the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles

Rakugo Storytelling
by Rakugo Master Yanagiya Sankyo
with English subtitles

Yanagiya Kyonosuke also will appear on stage

Friday, February 24, 7pm
*Opening reception starts at 6pm

The Harry and Yvonne Lenart Auditorium, Fowler Museum at UCLA, 308 Charles E Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Click here for parking information. Free admission, No RSVP is required.


Saturday, February 25, 2pm
Garden Room A, Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012)
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Renowned “Rakugo” raconteur Yanagiya Sankyo, who received a 2014 Japan Foundation Award for his long-term achievements in promoting Japanese culture worldwide, will be performing a Rakugo storytelling with English subtitles.

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It has been tried and proven hilarious in many cities outside Japan, including ones here in the US. Enjoy his LA premier performance and deepen your understanding of this 400 year-old tradition.

This performance is brought to you as a part of his role as a Japan Cultural Envoy as appointed by the Agency of Cultural Affairs.

The event is co-presented by the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, UCLA The Department of Asian Languages & Cultures and Japanese American Cultural & Community Center.

For more information, visit http://www.jflalc.org/rakugo-sankyo.html