A diversity of modern and traditional performing artists are on hand in Yokohama to entertain guests at international conventions.
Traditional Japanese Performing Arts
Kosui and Tsuduki are two of Yokohama’s wadaiko traditional drumming troupes.
The Yokohama Yasshatai performers delight guests with a full menu of entertainment associated with Japanese festivals.
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The engaging comedy of kyogen plays transcends language and is readily enjoyable for visitors of all nationalities.
Bon Festival dancing
Japanese welcome home the spirits of their ancestors during the summertime O-bon season, and the festivals that take place at that time feature folk dancing in which everyone can participate.
Recreate a Japanese festival setting with rows of stalls for playing games and sampling festival snacks.
Skilled chefs work their artistry on slabs of tuna in fascinating displays of cutlery skill.
Uniquely Yokohama Entertainment
Yokohama’s large Chinese community invests the city with abundant possibilities for viewing traditional Chinese entertainment.
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Singing and dancing by Yokohama’s Hamakoi dancers enlivens any gathering.
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The official cheerleading team for the Yokohama F. Marinos professional soccer team is also available to perform at conventions and other gatherings.
Yokohama Fire Department Band
The band of the Yokohama fire department covers a diverse repertoire in performances for all occasions.
Zoorasian Brass (quintet)
The five members of the Zoorasian Brass perform regularly at the Yokohama Zoological Gardens, Zoorasia, and are available for command performances.
Several cocktails now standard in Japan originated in Yokohama, including the Bamboo, the Million Dollar, the Yokohama, and the Cherry Blossom.Onsite cocktail service by professional bartenders is available for receptions.
Talents from throughout Japan congregate in Yokohama for an annual festival of street performances, and they are available for command performances.
Martial Arts and Ninja
Ever popular with guests from overseas are exhibitions of Japanese martial arts.
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Japan’s famous ninja appear in performances of magical acrobatics.
Live music performances
Hello Kitty Show
Hello Kitty and her friends from Sanrio Puroland also accept invitations to perform for convention attendees.