Why not come into contact with old stories of Shizukuishi?（2018.6.4）
Old stories and folktales are not only about Tono. Many folktales are also told in Shizukuishi. Why not listen to these stories live?
They would of course be in in Japanese however, the warmth of the Shizukuishi dialect as spoken by the storytellers should come through to you.
The storytellers belonging to the “Shizukuishi Storyteller’s Association” are people who grew up hearing these folktales directly from their grandfathers and grandmothers.
Why not get in touch with a different kind of Japanese culture?
There are 3 ways of hearing the stories from the Storyteller’s Association.
- Listen at Shizukuishi Town History Folk Museum (Recommended!)
It is a bent straw roof house located on the premises and you can listen to the stories while sitting around a sunken fireplace.
Dates: Every 4th Saturday from April to October
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (last time: 2: 00 PM)
Location: Shizukuishi Town History Folk Museum
- Listen at a Light Truck
Held according to the light truck
Dates: Every 1st Sunday from May to November (only exception on 2nd Sunday in July)
Two times at 10: 30 AM ~ and 11: 30 AM ~
Location: Shizukuishi Machiokoshi Center Shizuku X CAN
- Listen at the Holiday Village Iwate Amihari Onsen
Limited to guests staying at Holiday Village Iwate Amihari Onsen.
Dates: Fridays from April 2018 to March 2019 (some exceptions)
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Place: Holiday Village Iwate Amihari Onsen 2F Banquet Room Capacity: 30
Free to listen to the stories in all cases.