Okinawa Tourism Information:RyukyuanDance(RyokyuBuyo)[PR]

Ryukyuan Dance(Ryokyu Buyo)[PR]

post : 2016.03.17 18:00

When people hear that traditional aesthetic Ryukyuan Dance has been passed down intact from the time of the Ryukyu Kingdom to the present day, their interest is piqued, yet they hesitate to enter and enjoy this world for it seems too elaborate for them.

However, the stories are ones that even we, in the modern age, can to identify with, such as the innocent infatuation with a loved one or a woman’s heart fretting over unrequited love.

While holding in your hand a guidebook with an illustrative commentary as you actually watch with your own eyes a dance, you will be amazed not just the by the flowing movements, but also perceive delicate changes in facial expression.

At National Theatre Okinawa in Urasoe City, you can be right up close and appreciate dances performed by those guarding the traditions of Ryukyuan Dance, a nationally-designated important intangible cultural property. Even if you’re a novice, why not experience a consummate live performance that will leave you captivated?

National Theatre Okinawa
Address: 4-14-1 Jitchaku, Urasoe City, Okinawa, Japan
Tel: 098-871-3350