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Omiya Takigi Noh (Noh theater by firelight)

Let the ambient sounds of nature, accompanied by singing flutes and drums, whisk you back to classical Japan as you enjoy Noh and Kyogen theater by firelight right inside the grounds of Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa-jinja Shrine.

The Omiya Takigi Noh was first held in May 1982 in Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Jinja-shrine to commemorate the opening of the Tohoku and Joetsu Shinkansen lines and to promote local culture and create a new tourism attraction. This year will mark the 43rd of the event.
*NO English commentary or simultaneous interpretation will be provided during the performance.

Friday, May 24 – Saturday, May 15, 2024
7 pm- 9:30 pm (Noh performance starts at 7:35 pm)

Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa-jinja Shrine’s Buden
(court music pavilion inside the Romon tower gate)
*Cancelled in case of rain.

[Performance / Main Performer]

  • Friday, May 24
    Su-utai “Okina” / KOMPARU Norikazu (Komparu School)
    Kyogen “Kane-no-ne” / NOMURA Mansaku (Izumi School)
    Noh “Hashitomi” / KOBAYASHI Yoshiro (Hosho School)
  • Saturday, May 25
    Su-utai “Okina” / HONDA  Mitsuhiro (Komparu School)
    Kyogen “Moraimuko” / ISHIDA Yukio (Izumi School)
    Noh “Takasago” / KOMPARU Yasuaki (Komparu School)

[Seat types]  *All seats reserved.
-Side-front 脇正面
-Middle-front 中正面
-Back-front 裏正面

[Tickets] SOLD OUT
*Seats in the front 2 rows of side-front and middle-front seats are 9,900 yen, and seats in the back-front are 6,600 yen.

[How to purchase tickets]
Tickets will be available on the website or at Seven-Eleven stores starting mid-March 2024.

Updates (as of Apr12)
Tickets are all sold out.

Updates (as of Mar15):
-Tickets will be available online from Monday, March 18, 2024, at 10 am-
*Please note that the URL differs depending on the date.

-Tickets will be available at Seven-Eleven stores (Seven Ticket) from Monday, March 25, 2024, at 10 am-

*All in Japanese.

[To enjoy Takigi Noh more lectures]
*All lectures will be given in Japanese.
-Date:  Friday, March 22, 29, and April 5, 2024
-Time: 2 pm-4 pm (Registration starts from 1:30 pm)
-Place: Hikawa no Mori Culture Hall

  • March 22: Explanation of “Hashitomi”, putting on Noh costumes, chanting, etc.
  • March 29: Explanation of “Takasago”, putting on Noh costumes, chanting, etc.
  • April 5: Explanation of the highlights of Noh, the experience of shimai (Noh dance in plain clothes) and chanting, etc.

-Capacity: 60 people each (first-come-first-served basis)
-Admission: Free of charge
-What to bring: White tabi socks or white socks

*To watch the performance, purchase of a ticket is required in advance.

Event Detail


Friday, May 24 - Saturday, May 25, 2024
7 PM- 9:30 PM (Noh performance starts at 7:35 PM)


Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa-jinja Shrine

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