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2023 Cultural Performance: Koto Harp (Holiday-Themed Koto Performance by Oregon Koto-Kai)NEW

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2023 Cultural Performance: Koto Harp (Holiday-Themed Koto Performance by Oregon Koto-Kai)
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Date: Sunday, 3 December, 2023       Time: 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Portland Japanese Garden
611 S.W. Kingston Ave.
Portland, OR 97205
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Map of Portland Japanese Garden, 611 S.W. Kingston Ave.

Enjoy a free holiday-themed koto performance by Oregon Koto-Kai at 1:15pm at the Cathy Rudd Cultural Corner in the Jordan Schnitzer Japanese Arts Learning Center. This special performance will feature a themed story with accompanying music, followed by a holiday music set.

Date
Dec 2, 2023: 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Dec 3, 2023: 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

About the Koto
The standard Koto is a thirteen-string plucked zither. It was introduced to Japan from China through the Korean Peninsula in the 7th century. The instrument has been part of the Gagaku court ensemble for over one thousand years, gradually becoming popular among the merchant classes of the Edo period (1600-1868). An important member of the traditional Sankyoku ensemble, along with the three-string Shamisen and Shakuhachi (bamboo flute), the Koto developed further in a solo capacity, eventually gaining its place as one of Japan’s most prominent musical instruments. Today a varied repertoire along with a wide range of playing techniques provides a wonderful palette of sound textures, making the Koto appealing to audiences the world over.

Location: Jordan Schnitzer Japanese Arts Learning Center

The Jordan Schnitzer Japanese Arts Learning Center was designed to be the cultural, educational, and architectural hub of the new Cultural Village. “With a new classroom, library, and performance space, the Learning Center provides an open and welcoming space where visitors can learn more about the culture that gave us the Japanese garden art form,"

 

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