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Friday, April 15, 2005
Imperial court poetry for people
Poetry reciters taking part in The New Year's poetry gathering at the Imperial Court will recite ancient and contemporary waka (31-syllable poems) April 24 from 2 p.m. at the National Theater's Big Hall.
They will recite five poems from the early 10th-century "Kokin Waka Shu (Collection of Ancient and Modern Poetry)," six poems from the early 13th-century "Shin (new) Kokin Waka Shu" and nine poems from among those recited at the 2005 New Year's court poetry recitation.
The tickets are priced between 3,000 yen and 5,000 yen. Call (03) 3580-0031 or 0570-02-9999 or visit www.eee.eplus.co.jp/