Kyary Pamyu Pamyu announced her Oto no Kuni Live Tour earlier this year which will take her to various locations across Japan in 2019 that are rich in Japanese history and tradition.
The tour is produced by Kyary herself and is supported by her latest album Japamyu which is also Japan-themed. The first place she revealed that she will perform at is Izumo-taisha Shrine in Shimane Prefecture on Saturday March 30.
Kyary has now drawn the curtain back on the next venue: Minami-za, the kabuki ‘holy ground.’ She will incorporate kabuki elements into her show.
Minami-za is one of the oldest kabuki theatres in Japan. It is located in Kyoto’s Shijō Kawaramachi area which is said to have been where kabuki originated. The theatre has continued to give host to a wide range of entertainment, including that which is not kabuki, for over 400 years. It was registered as a Japanese Tangible Cultural Property in 1996 and as an example of Kyoto Historical Architectural Design. The theatre re-opened last year after having undergone renovations to reinforce earthquake resistance. The outside of the building maintains the traditional look of the theatre but the interior has been completely renewed. Throughout the year, it promotes culture to the people of the world with its performances.
Kyary is receiving proper kabuki training and guidance. Shewill use a range of kabuki techniques in her dance and performance such as roppo, a type of stylised walk, and mie, a dramatic pose pulled by an actor who then freezes for a brief moment.
Don’t miss her first ever show to include kabuki!
Kyoto Mirai Matsuri 2019: Minami-za Reopening Commemoration
April 30 – May 5 –OTOMATSURI-
April 30: Slot 1 & 2 – Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (Oto no Kuni Live Tour)
May 3: Slot 1 – Matsunojō Kanda / Slot 2 – m-flo & CAPSULE
May 4: Slot 2 – DAISHIDAISHI DANCE & →Pia-no-jaC← and more
*More performers and details TBA
Event Website: https://www.miraimatsuri.com
Minami-za Website: https://www.shochiku.co.jp/play/theater/minamiza/
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Official Website: http://kyary.asobisystem.com
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s KPP CAMP & Other Events in Okinawa for May and June
MUSIC ・ 05.April.2019
Concert Review: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s One-Night-Only Live Performance at the Sacred Izumo Shrine
MUSIC ・ 01.April.2019
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Yasutaka Nakata & CRAZYBOY to Perform at QTAQUEST LIVE in Los Angeles
MUSIC ・ 27.March.2019
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s New Song ‘KIMI GA IINE KURETARA’ Used as TV Drama Theme Song
MUSIC ・ 20.March.2019
Concert Review: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Celebrates 26th Birthday With Event in Tokyo
MUSIC ・ 28.January.2019
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Releases ‘Oto no Kuni’ Music Video & Announces Concert at Izumo-taisha Shrine
MUSIC ・ 01.January.2019
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Releases ‘Kizunami’ Live Music Video
MUSIC ・ 14.December.2018
Concert Review: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu concludes her cabaret-themed tour at Tokyo International Forum
MUSIC ・ 10.December.2018
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Explains ‘Japamyu’ Track-by-Track in UK Fashion Zine ‘i-D Magazine’
MUSIC ・ 19.October.2018
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Releases Music Video for ‘Koi no Hana’ From New Album ‘Japamyu’
MUSIC ・ 15.October.2018
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s Surprise Performance of ‘Kizunami’ at B.LEAGUE B1 Opening Game
MUSIC ・ 06.October.2018
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s Live Stream Brings in 9 Million Viewers to Celebrate New Album
MUSIC ・ 28.September.2018