faces are painted with the classic cat-like whiskers and black button nose

Yasugibushi show & Dojou-sukui dance

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This is a well-known dance in which performers move comically, dressed in traditional rural clothing. Their faces are painted with the classic cat-like whiskers and black button nose.

At the end of every performance 5 people are chosen from the audience to join a workshop at the theater. You will be provided instruction and a costume to wear in this one of a kind experience. The friendly performers will make you feel like part of the family.

There are a few different workshops as that are available, including a reservations only private experience that includes a boxed lunch.

Access: From JR Yasugi Station take the free shuttle bus from Yasugi Station to the museum, the theater is next to the museum.


Cancellation Policy

1) Detailed tour information & conditions will be given after application is made; please read and confirm the final itinerary before the departure date.
2) Reservations: Fill out the application contact form; application is complete upon payment. Reservations accepted by phone, mail, fax, online, or other communicative methods. The contract is not valid at time of reservation; the customer will be asked to submit an application form and payment within 3 days from time of reservation. If application form and payment are not submitted within the term, the reservation shall be considered void.
3) Items not included in tour price: Transportation costs not included in itinerary, optional tour fees, excess baggage fees, any fees of a personal nature (phone bills, meal costs, etc.) Items excluded from the tour will be stated in the tour information.
4) Cancellation fees: When the application is cancelled by the customer or when payment has not been made by the specified date, Ryobi Tours shall receive a percentage of the per person tour fee as a cancellation fee, or a penalty fee. Differences in room charges that result from one person in a group cancelling shall be charged to the participating person(s).

Cancellation Date Up to 21 days prior 20-8 days prior 7-2 days prior Day prior to start of tour Day of tour After start of tour/non-participation with no contact
Cancellation Fee No charge 20% of tour fee 30% of tour fee 40% of tour fee 50% of tour fee 100% of tour fee