The National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) is a research center for ethnology and cultural anthropology.
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The Arabian Nights

The Arabian Nights

Events

Events at the site
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
Puppet Show "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves"
Dates : October 16, November 21, and December 5, 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Performer : The Palette
Place : Theater Area (second floor of the special exhibition hall)
Katsura Kujaku
The Arabian Night, Rakugo version
Dates : September 12, October 10, October 29, November 3, and November 27, 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Performer : KATSURA Kujaku
Place : Theater Area (second floor of the special exhibition hall)

Belly Dance Performance and Small Workshop
Place : The Special Exhibition Hall
Date :
September 18, October 2
  3 : 30 p.m - 3 : 50 p.m Performance
  4 : 10 p.m - 4 : 30 p.m Small Workshop
October 23 , October 30 , Novemnber 13 , Novemnber 23
  2 : 30 p.m - 2 : 50 p.m Performance
  3 : 10 p.m - 3 : 30 p.m Small Workshop
yuumi
Yuumi & Sahar dance troupe
Date :
September18  2 : 30 p.m - 4 : 30 p.m
October 23  2 : 30 p.m - 4 : 30 p.m
Novemnber13  2 : 30 p.m - 3 : 30 p.m

lotus
Lotus and Samara Dance Group
Date :
October 2  3 : 30 p.m - 4 : 30 p.m
Octomber 30  2 : 30 p.m - 3 : 30 p.m
Novemnber 23  2 : 30 p.m - 3 : 30 p.m

Date : September 23, 2004, 3:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
Performer : Elie Achkar and Le Club Bachraf
Commentator : Nobuo MIZUNO
This is the explication and demonstration of the Arabian classical musical instruments by the performers of the special performance (application has been closed.) to be held on the same day.
Seminar Room #5, National Museum of Ethnology
Special Lecture "Open Sesame - The world of Arabian calligraphy
Date : November 14, 2004, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Place : Seminar Room #5, National Museum of Ethnology
Details : Lecture and Demonstration by Kouichi HONDA (Calligrapher) and Hassan MASSOUDY (Calligrapher)

Contact Details/06-6876-2151   National Museum of Ethnology
Admission Charges/Adults : ¥830(Individual) /¥560(Group:more than 20 people)
Students (Senior High School and College) : ¥450(Individual) /¥250(Group:more than 20 people)
Children (Elementary and Junior High Schools) : ¥250(Individual) /¥130(Group:more than 20 people)
*Students of elementary, junior and senior high schools can enter the museum for free on Saturday.
*No additional payment is required for entry to the permanent exhibitions.