Tickets for a Traditional Ainu Dance Performance in Akan

6

Traditional Ainu dances in Akan has been handed down from generation to generation in this region, and was designated as an important intangible cultural asset. Enjoy various types of Ainu dance!

  • 6
  • アイヌ古式舞踊-フッタレチュイ
  • 阿寒アイヌ工芸6
  • 阿寒アイヌ工芸6
  • 6
  • 阿寒アイヌ工芸6
Traditional Ainu Dance which was designated as an important cultural asset, and a UNESCO World Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Dance which is integral to the life of Ainu People, who used to sing and dance in rituals and gatherings of family or friends. Ainu dance is not only aimed at enjoying themselves, but also at expressing respect or gratitude for ancestor or deities. These dances are called ‘Rimuse’ , ‘Upopo’ or ‘Horippa’ depending on the region. There are a variety of dances, in which people dance in a circle, those to express prayer to deities, those to pray for a good catch of fish and animals, those to ward off evil spirits.
Ainu people have been living with nature paying respect to it. A variety of dances have been created in their life, such as those expressing the motion of animals, hunting, and joy and sorrow. Also, each region has its own unique dances handed down from generation to generation. We, Ainu people have a variety of dances to express interaction with the severe nature and animals, joy and sorrow, which are performed at the time of rituals and family gatherings. In this tour, we will introduce some of the dances handed down in the east part of Hokkaido. Among them, ‘Saronrimuse’ (crane dance) is a representative one.
▼ Read more
Price
Evening Performance
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
You can book a maximum of 14.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 9.76
USD 9.76
Elementary school
USD 4.88
USD 4.88
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 9.76
USD 9.76
Elementary school
USD 4.88
USD 4.88
Middle school students: Adult fare
Free transportation service available
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 0.5 - 1 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: You can choose either Pick-up or Check-in (free).
  • Inclusion: Show ticket
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

Starting time: 20:00 20:30 20:45
Starting time: 20:00 20:30 20:45
  • 19:40-20:00 Check in at Akanko Ainu Theater Ikoto or pick-up at Akankosou or New Akan Hotel
  • 20:00 Performance Starts! (About 30 minutes)
    アイヌ古式舞踊-フッタレチュイ Enjoy ‘Futtarechui’ (Dance of black hair) and ‘Sarorunrimuse’ (Dance of cranes), as well as other traditional dances of the Ainu, the original inhabitants of Hokkaido.
  • 20:30 Show Ends (check-out or drop-off at Akankosou or New Akan Hotel)
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Additional Note(s)
    • The time schedule for the stage performance may be changed slightly on some days.
    • The stage performance may be cancelled for reasons outside of our control.
    • Transportation service is available only for the night performance.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 14.
FAQ
Please click HERE to send an inquiry about this activity
Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 2 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 9.76
USD 9.76

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 0.5 - 1 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Share your experience with other travelers.

Added to Wish List