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International Partnerships for Music Program TOKYO Workshop Workshop! [Rescheduled from Apr 12, 2020] Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Music Workshops "Tora and Shiroko's story" Discover a whole new world broadening with music across all ages—from infants to adults

Seeding together with a cat and a mouse. Let's grow the plant with lovely music!

This is a rescheduled event that originally had been scheduled for Apr 12, 2020. The performance has been postponed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, those who already have purchased the tickets for the original schedule (Apr 12, 2020) can be admitted. Please retain your tickets safely.

* Upon attending the performance, please visit this link to go through our precautionary measures to help prevent the COVID-19 spread and notice to visitors.

If you are not able to attend on the rescheduled day, a refund is available. Please go through the below steps for ticket refunds.
Please note that the performance might be canceled or re-postponed depending on decisions and orders by the Japanese and Tokyo Metropolitan Government and other governmental authorities.

Date Sun, Sep 20, 2020 [1] 10:30-11:15 (Check-in 10:00-10:20)
Sun, Sep 20, 2020 [2] 12:00-12:45 (Check-in 11:30-11:50)

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Rehearsal Room

Genre Workshop Tora and Shiroko's story TBK productions
Admission Ages [1] 19-35 months, up to 2 companions
[2] ages 3-4, 1 companion

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

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Notice to all workshop attendees

Please follow the below precautions. Your understanding and cooperation are much appreciated to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

⁃ Our staff members conduct temperature screening for all those who are entering the venue. If you have a fever of 37.5°C/99.5°F or higher, we ask you not to attend the workshop.

⁃ Refrain from coming to the venue if you seem to have symptoms such as a fever, cough, sneezing, sore throat, or simply not feeling well.

⁃ Wear a face mask to cover your nose and mouth. If you attend with small children who have difficulty with wearing masks, please show consideration for others.

⁃ Wash and disinfect your hands frequently. Hand sanitizers are placed at the reception desk.

⁃ We will partially change the seating arrangement and stage direction to maintain social distancing.

⁃ We will not have photo shooting after the workshop for the time being.


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Music Workshops “Tora and Shiroko’s story”

scheduled on Sunday, April 12, 2020 has been rescheduled for Sunday, September 20, 2020 to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 infections.


[Reschedule of the performance]

The Performance and its Original Schedule

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Music Workshops “Tora and Shiroko’s story”

Sunday, April 12, 2020 at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Rehearsal Room

10:30 (Admission: 19-35 months)

12:00 (Admission: 3-4 years old)

Rescheduled Date

Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Rehearsal Room

10:30 (Admission: 19-35 months)

12:00 (Admission: 3-4 years old)


* Your purchased tickets are valid for the rescheduled performance. Please retain your tickets safely until the day of the event.

* The admission ages are determined as of April 12, 2020.

* Please note that your tickets cannot be changed to the other class or other performances.

Maximum number of participants

approx. 20 per class

Workshop Leaders

TAKATA Yukako, YOSHIZAWA Nobutaka (Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leaders)

PhotoTAKATA Yukako, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leader
PhotoYOSHIZAWA Nobutaka, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leader


Prices (tax included)

550yen Pre-sale sold out

*Companions (Middle school students or older) are required to purchase the tickets.

[Day tickets]

[1] Only tickets for companions go on sale at 10:00.

[2] Tickets not available.

On Sale Date

Sat, Jan 18, 2020

BOX Office

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office (Only available in person and by telephone)

Ticket Refund Procedure

[If you are not able to attend the workshop, a refund is available.]

If you wish to get a refund for your tickets, please follow the below steps during the designated period.


Period for accepting refund requests:

Until Saturday, October 31, 2020

(The request submission must be postmarked by the deadline.)


How to request a refund (By post only)

Please send your tickets and a sheet of paper filled out with the following information to the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office.

* Used tickets are not refundable. Refunds will only be provided for tickets with a stub attached.

* If you have not collected the tickets at a 7-Eleven shop yet, please make sure to collect them by the ticket-issuing due date. The tickets are also required for those who request a refund. You cannot get the ticket issued after the due date.


Required information:

Your name (Japanese phonetics included)

Your telephone number

The total number of your purchased tickets

Your bank account information (Please leave a note if you do not have your bank account in Japan.): bank name, branch name, account holder (Japanese phonetics included), account type (checking or savings), account number


Postal Address:

Attn: Ticket Refund Team

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office

5-45, Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8716

* Please note that your tickets will not be reimbursed in case the mail is not delivered to the Box Office by misdelivery and so on.


Costs you get refunded

1. Ticket Cost


2. Service fees

* All expenses presented by the box office on purchasing tickets.

* If you have purchased with tickets for other events, only the ticket issuing fee will be refunded.


3. Postage fee for sending back tickets (Up to 244yen)

* Please note that your tickets will not be reimbursed in case the mail is not delivered to the Box Office by misdelivery and so on.


Refund Period

You will receive a refund in your designated bank account in about two months after the box office receives your tickets.

Other Information

To caregivers

Each workshop is prepared only for the admission ages. Small children excluding the admission ages such as participants’ siblings are not allowed to attend the workshop. Your understanding would be highly appreciated.

On participating in workshops:

⁃ The workshops are conducted only in Japanese.

⁃ It requires some time for event insurance registration (the fee is included in the ticket) and for moving to the rehearsal room. Please allow enough time to get into the venue.

⁃ Check-in booth: Rehearsal Building Entrance (Right side of the Main Hall door tickets counter)

* The check-in booth has been changed as above from the initial announcement.

⁃ Photography and video recording may occur during the workshop for our publicity materials.

* Nursing room is available. (only classes for 19-35 months)

* Late-comers are not allowed to enter once the workshop has started. Please allow enough time to get into the venue.

* Please join with easy-to-move outfits.

* There are certain movements for a pair of one child and one companion during some of the workshops. Please note that the staffs cannot assist in case 2 children participate with one companion.

* Due to unavoidable circumstances, all workshop programs are subject to last-minute changes and cancellations.

* Child care service is available. (Reservation and fee required. A limited number of children is accepted.)

Event Child Care Service: Mother’s 0120-788-222

Reservation must be made by the deadline (TBA).


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Production Section +81-3-3828-2111

Organizers & Supporters

Organizers: Tokyo Metropolitan Government/Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Arts Council Tokyo


Endorsed by: Portugal Embassy

Supported by: Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan

Planning & Production: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Production Section