Tag Archive: storytelling

Rakugo—Japanese Traditional Storytelling Performance

co-presented by the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre and the Japan Foundation, Toronto subtitled in English Get ready to laugh this February! The Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre will host a “Rakugo-kai” with veteran Rakugo star Yanagiya Sankyo. He became an apprentice … Continue reading →

A Bento of Katari Japanese Stories – featuring the work of Kenji Miyazawa

in the Toronto Storytelling Festival In 1994, a group of Japanese teachers in the Toronto area started telling Japanese folklore both in English and Japanese with a mission of disseminating Japanese folklore to Canadians at large. Yusuke Tanaka, co-founder and … Continue reading →

Katari Japanese Storytellers