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Let's Play the Shamisen!
Enjoy an introduction to the traditional 3-stringed shamisen in a relaxing setting. Then practice the famous “Sakura Sakura” song!
All year round
Number of Participants
2,000 JPY– (tax included)
Listen to an explanation covering the history of the shamisen and features of the instrument and tools. You’ll also learn how to hold, play, and read the music score. Before the end of the session, you will learn how to play “Sakura Sakura,”(“Cherry Blossom, Cherry Blossom”) a popular traditional Japanese song. At the end of the experience, Sensei will perform a famous Kabuki theater song as a lasting memory.
Our explanation is simple, so even beginners can easily enjoy the experience. Let's try playing the shamisen, Japan's traditional 3-stringed instrument!
|Experience Program Name||Let's Play the Shamisen!|
|Activity Location||Nankodai neighborhood (Bibotto Nankodai)|
|Time Required||60~90 minutes|
|Operation Period||All year round|
|Start Time||13:00~17:00 (by reservation)|
|Minimum number of participants||1people|
|Maximum number of participants||5people|
|Reservation Deadline||3 days before by 18:00|
|About suspension of the activity||If the program will be cancelled, we will contact you.|
|What is included in the price||Experience fee, instrument rental fee.|
|What is not included in the price||Transportation fee.|
|Method of Payment||Please pay in cash on the day.|
|About cancellations and changes||Please let us know at least 1 day before the scheduled program if you will cancel.|
|Cancellation Policy||There is no cancellation fee.|
|Meeting Spot||3 Chome 1-24, Nankodai, Izumi-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken, 981-8003|
|Meeting Time||Please come by the start time.|
|Access||From Sendai Station, take a train to Asagaoka Station (Nanboku Line). Next take a bus from Asagaoka Station to "Nankodai 3 Chome Koen." The location is right next to the bus stop.|
Room for 3 cars, free, no reservation required.
There is a ramp up to the lesson area.
|About multi-lingual support||Japanese／English|
We are able to speak simple English conversation.