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15th Udaka Michishige Men-no-kai Noh mask exhibition

Udaka Michishige is unique in being both a shite actor of the Kongo School, and a Noh mask carver. This year’s Noh mask exhibition of the Men-no-kai, his group of students from Tokyo, Nagoya and Kyoto studying Noh mask carving will take place at the Kyoto Prefectural Center for Arts and Culture on Hirokoji-Kawaramachi dori, second floor, November 28th – 30th, from 10:00 to 18:00 (closes at 17:00 on the 30th). On November 29th (Sat.) from 13:30 there will be an explanation and a demonstration of the elaborate costuming of a Noh actor.

Noh: Uneme. Shite: Udaka Michishige. Mask: Magojiro, by Udaka Michishige. Photograph: Harada Shichikan.

Noh: Uneme. Shite: Udaka Michishige. Mask: Magojiro, by Udaka Michishige. Photograph: Harada Shichikan.

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