Mon 24th, Tue 25th and Wed 26 July
Storytelling: 14:00-15:00 (Free admission)
Toy-Making: 13:00-17:00 (Material fee: 100yen)
@ Prefectural Museum & Art Museum Kawara-ya
[VENUE CHANGE] Naha Greenery Center
No booking required.
Please come to the venue directly.
Come and listen to the Okinawan folktales.
The stories will be told in Okinawan, mix of Okinawan and Japanese or only in Japanese.
Okinawa is a teasure box of folktales.
Okinawa Folktale Archive Center has been conducting a research about folktales in Okinawa Island, Miyako Islands, Yaeyama Iskands and Yonaguni since 1973 and archived 76,000 folktales.
The Center organises various activities in order to pass down these stories which we heard from elders to the children in Okinawa.
Storytellers: Okinawa Folktale Archive Center Mungatai-no-kai
Folktales: Dog Leg / Kijoka Frog and Kunigami Frog / Sea God and Land God / Golden Litten / Miruku God and Saaka God / Origin of Kusuke / Why Roosters Crow in the Morning / A Cow which Became a Whale, etc.
Okinawa Folktale Archive Center
Address: 2-4-15-301 Ganeko, Ginowan, Okinawa
Tel/Fax: +81 (0)98 890 2455
Opening Hours: Weekday 13:30-18:30 (Tuesday 14:30-18:30)