JFF Corporation introduces experience programs of Japanese traditional culture in Japan.

About Central Japan and the Nagoya Area

Nagoya Castle

The Thriving Traditional Performing Arts of Nagoya Situated in the middle of Japan, Nagoya was a place where the the Owari branch of the Tokugawa shogunate reigned for 300 years during the Edo Period (1603 – 1868).  Nagoya Castle was the headquarters of this the main faction of the three Tokugawa families (known collectively as the Gosanke).  Because of this confluence of power, Nagoya attracted many artisans and thus is known as a place where the performing arts are thriving.  For people from outside of the area, the people of Nagoya at first seem reserved, however once they open up,…read more

About JFF

JFF experience programs

JFF is an organization that plans and organizes the introduction of Japanese culture and fine arts to countries abroad through our program the “Japan Folk Festival.”  The Japan Folk Festival has introduced Japanese traditional arts such as Ikebana (Japanese flower arranging), Sado (Japanese tea ceremony), Japanese folk dancing, as well as Japanese traditional music such as Taiko drumming and performances using traditional Japanese instruments like the Koto, Shamisen and Shakuhachi.  These events are held in prestigious venues around the world like in New York’s Carnegie Hall (2009), Munich’s Herakulesaal (2011), Madrid’s Teatro de la Zarzuela (2014), and most recently in…read more

Experience Programs