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[Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Channel] Online Program “Rhythmic Kitchen”

2021 Jan.22 (Fri)

Music Program TOKYO
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Music Workshop
Online Program “Rhythmic Kitchen”

Let’s cook and enjoy a feast of sounds and rhythms with a spice of music from all over the world! Your everyday kitchen tools become fun musical instruments!
We are pleased to launch online workshop programs that anyone can enjoy at home as many times as you want! The first program to be streamed is our popular workshop, “Rhythmic Kitchen.” Please go get your kitchen tools and join the program with your family and friends, or just by yourself to refresh your mind!
* Please make sure not to hit dishes and plates too hard; otherwise, they may get damaged.

Created & Performed by: ISONO Emi, SAKURAI Oto, NOGUCHI Ayako, FURUHASHI Karin, YAMAHASHI Tsukasa (Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leaders)
Suitable for elementary school students–adults
* The program is for elementary school students and older up to adults; however, pre-school children can also join with their caregivers.
Available to stream (TBD): Fri, Dec 25 15:00– JST/UTC+9

Episode 1 “Warming up” Play rhythm on your body with the chef!
Music: Main Title Theme and more


Episode 2 “Italy” Let’s make pizza with Neapolitan rhythms!
Music: DI CAPUA’s ‘O sole mio’, Tarantella napoletana (Italian folk song), and more


Episode 3 “Turkey” Feel like you are in the Middle East using boxes and shakers
Music: Mağusa Limanı, Uska Dara (Turkish folk songs) and more


Episode 4 “France” Make glasses sing beautifully
Music: DEBUSSY’s Beau soir, SATIE’s Gymnopédie No.1, and more


Episode 5 “Brazil” Samba! with food storage containers and empty cans
Music: Noel ROSA’s Gago apaixonado and more


Organizers: Tokyo Metropolitan Government/Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Arts Council Tokyo
Endorsed by: Portugal Embassy, Taito-ku Board of Education
Supported by: Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan
Planning & Production: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Production Section
FY2020 Strategic Project to Create Culture and the Arts: Project to Strengthen the Earning Capacity of Cultural Facilities (Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan)
Website for streaming performances of theaters and music venues “The Association of Public Theaters and Halls in Japan Theater Archives”: Project for streaming pilot productions

Special thanks to Jorge PRENDAS (Casa da Música, Portugal)

Video Production: SUDO Takaki