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“When you aren’t able to deliver theatre…” [Remote Interview]

[Remote Interview] Yvette Hardie (South Africa) ASSITEJ President Full interview video: https://youtu.be/-ZHXbYUQh1A (We apologise the video has some noises which may be disturbing.) While COVID-19 continues to strike the world, TYA artists are...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.13

Today we share the message video from La Baracca – Testoni Ragazzi from Italy. https://youtu.be/quRl_Pl_pkw In 2019, they took part in ricca ricca*festa to present Upside Down, which charmed our children and adult...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.12

We received a dance video and message from Epic Arts, an inclusive arts organisation in Cambodia. https://youtu.be/HZfcgchXnFk Epic Arts (@everypersoncounts) brings people with and without disabilities together, and promotes the message that every...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.11

We received a super lovely video message from Teatro de Ocasión from Chile! https://youtu.be/TU01GHEJaBc With Sanshin and a little metallophone they played THAT song of ricca ricca*festa!! How very exciting! Please check out...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.10

[ REMOTE INTERVIEW ] Alex Byrne (NIE) “Our work is live, and it is inside a room with the audience” https://youtu.be/4uxaISNfr9c Today we share the interview with Alex Byrne, artistic director of New...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.9

The Meterological Agency has officially announced the end of the rainy season. It means the summer is coming! We received a message and photos from Piewnam (Semathai Marionette Foundation) from Bangkok, Thailand. She...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.8

We received a message from Simon from Ming Ri Institute for Arts Education @mingri_arts in Hong Kong. Ming Ri is our long time friend and partner for international co-productions!    https://youtu.be/BCxNe0VcdJk   Auntie...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.7

Okinawa is in the middle of the rainy season. Wearing a mask is getting harder as humid days continues. We should all be careful not to get heatstroke. Today we share the video...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.6

We received a message from compagnia RODISIO from Italy! They are long-time, precious friends of our festival. They have created a game that anyone can join! Please try it at home. https://youtu.be/gEMT4F5dluQ They...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.5

Companies are kindly sending us video messages. Thank you very much. Today we share the message from Teater Tre, based in Stockholm, Sweden. https://youtu.be/vwIr0dfG3HE   They took part in our festival in 2011...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.4

Here is a message by 10 Finger Theatre from Iceland! https://youtu.be/jtBMdbBAQrI What a beautiful nature. We cannot wait to see you next year!

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.3

We got a message from DynamO Théâtre (Quebec, Canada) who took part in ricca ricca*festa in 2017 with their production I on the Sky! 〓━〓  ━〓━  〓━〓  ━〓━  〓━〓  ━〓━  〓━〓  ━〓━ 〓━〓...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.2

Here is a message from Daniel Naddafy, He’s a performer from the UK who took part in our Japan-UK-Korea co-production ‘Looking for Yoghurt’ in 2009 (when our festival was still called Kijimuna Festa)....

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.1

Due to COVID-19, people are asked to stay home in many countries and regions. We received a video message by Hyemin (Theatre H) who is from Korea. https://youtu.be/Esiz2BZ_poM Our hearts are melted and...

LET’S DANCE TOGETHER! ricca ricca*dance

LET’S DANCE TOGETHER! ricca ricca*dance The message of “ricca ricca” is our hope to enjoy together. Although the festival is postpones, we look forward to the day we can enjoy performances together again!...

ricca ricca*festa 2020 POSTPONEMENT

To all who support ricca ricca*festa We have been preparing for ricca ricca*festa 2020 which was due to take place in May, however the worldwide situation with COVID-19 has made it difficult for...

Would you like to join the festival as a volunteer or intern?

ricca ricca*festa welcomes audiences, artists and guests from Okinawa, Japan, Asia and around the world every year, and it cannot exist without the support of volunteers and interns.

2019 festival has closed

On 28th July, ricca ricca*festa 2019 closed successfully. We would like to thank all the audiences who came to the festival, all the artists from Japan and abroad who presented fantastic performances, all...

20 July Ticket Updates

ricca ricca*festa opens tomorrow!! – – – – –   [Thank you, SOLD OUT] * Please Carry Us Away, Peter Pan * RIGHT?! One More RIGHT?! * Caban   [- : little left...

16 July: Ticket Update

[Thank you, SOLD OUT] * Please Carry Us Away, Peter Pan * RIGHT?! One More RIGHT?!   [- : little left / x = sold out] Caban Fri 26 July 11:00 x Fri...

9 July: ticket updates

There are several sold-out performances already. Please make sure to book your tickets as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.     – : little left / x = sold out Please Carry...

Additional Performance: Teto the Robot An Opera

One more performance has been added to Teto the Robot An Opera (Venue: National Theatre Okinawa) with the following date and time. Friday 26th July 11:00 Tickets will go on sale on Monday 8th July...

Additional Performance: And I Go Through You

One more performance has been added to And I Go Through You (Venue: Mekaru Elementary School Community Room) with the following date and time. Sun 28 July 13:00 The tickets are available now.

The Little Book – Performance time has been changed.

The Little Book (Venue: Ginoza Garaman Hall) The performance time has changed as seen below: Thursday 25 July 13:00 → Thursday 25 July 10:30 We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience.

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“When you aren’t able to deliver theatre…” [Remote Interview]

[Remote Interview] Yvette Hardie (South Africa) ASSITEJ President Full interview video: https://youtu.be/-ZHXbYUQh1A (We apologise the video has some noises which may be disturbing.) While COVID-19 continues to strike the world, TYA artists are working in various ways to overcome this...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.13

Today we share the message video from La Baracca – Testoni Ragazzi from Italy. https://youtu.be/quRl_Pl_pkw In 2019, they took part in ricca ricca*festa to present Upside Down, which charmed our children and adult audiences alike! They have restarted their activities...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.12

We received a dance video and message from Epic Arts, an inclusive arts organisation in Cambodia. https://youtu.be/HZfcgchXnFk Epic Arts (@everypersoncounts) brings people with and without disabilities together, and promotes the message that every person counts through our inclusive education, community...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.11

We received a super lovely video message from Teatro de Ocasión from Chile! https://youtu.be/TU01GHEJaBc With Sanshin and a little metallophone they played THAT song of ricca ricca*festa!! How very exciting! Please check out the video, we are sure this will...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.10

[ REMOTE INTERVIEW ] Alex Byrne (NIE) “Our work is live, and it is inside a room with the audience” https://youtu.be/4uxaISNfr9c Today we share the interview with Alex Byrne, artistic director of New International Encounter (NIE). COVID-19 changed the world,...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.9

The Meterological Agency has officially announced the end of the rainy season. It means the summer is coming! We received a message and photos from Piewnam (Semathai Marionette Foundation) from Bangkok, Thailand. She joined the Asian TYA Network programme in...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.8

We received a message from Simon from Ming Ri Institute for Arts Education @mingri_arts in Hong Kong. Ming Ri is our long time friend and partner for international co-productions!    https://youtu.be/BCxNe0VcdJk   Auntie Ming is so cute! Please read their...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.7

Okinawa is in the middle of the rainy season. Wearing a mask is getting harder as humid days continues. We should all be careful not to get heatstroke. Today we share the video message from Ariyo, a storyteller from Indonesia!...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.6

We received a message from compagnia RODISIO from Italy! They are long-time, precious friends of our festival. They have created a game that anyone can join! Please try it at home. https://youtu.be/gEMT4F5dluQ They have taken part in the festival with...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.5

Companies are kindly sending us video messages. Thank you very much. Today we share the message from Teater Tre, based in Stockholm, Sweden. https://youtu.be/vwIr0dfG3HE   They took part in our festival in 2011 with ‘KLOSS’ and in 2016 with ‘Good...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.4

Here is a message by 10 Finger Theatre from Iceland! https://youtu.be/jtBMdbBAQrI What a beautiful nature. We cannot wait to see you next year!

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.3

We got a message from DynamO Théâtre (Quebec, Canada) who took part in ricca ricca*festa in 2017 with their production I on the Sky! 〓━〓  ━〓━  〓━〓  ━〓━  〓━〓  ━〓━  〓━〓  ━〓━ 〓━〓  ━〓━ Hello, All our team and their...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.2

Here is a message from Daniel Naddafy, He’s a performer from the UK who took part in our Japan-UK-Korea co-production ‘Looking for Yoghurt’ in 2009 (when our festival was still called Kijimuna Festa). He included some clips from streets in...

Messages from artists all over the world – vol.1

Due to COVID-19, people are asked to stay home in many countries and regions. We received a video message by Hyemin (Theatre H) who is from Korea. https://youtu.be/Esiz2BZ_poM Our hearts are melted and warmed up by her words and smile!...

LET’S DANCE TOGETHER! ricca ricca*dance

LET’S DANCE TOGETHER! ricca ricca*dance The message of “ricca ricca” is our hope to enjoy together. Although the festival is postpones, we look forward to the day we can enjoy performances together again! We made a dance to our theme...

ricca ricca*festa 2020 POSTPONEMENT

To all who support ricca ricca*festa We have been preparing for ricca ricca*festa 2020 which was due to take place in May, however the worldwide situation with COVID-19 has made it difficult for artists and participants who were supposed to...

Would you like to join the festival as a volunteer or intern?

ricca ricca*festa welcomes audiences, artists and guests from Okinawa, Japan, Asia and around the world every year, and it cannot exist without the support of volunteers and interns.

2019 festival has closed

On 28th July, ricca ricca*festa 2019 closed successfully. We would like to thank all the audiences who came to the festival, all the artists from Japan and abroad who presented fantastic performances, all the technical crews who created beautiful theatre...

20 July Ticket Updates

ricca ricca*festa opens tomorrow!! – – – – –   [Thank you, SOLD OUT] * Please Carry Us Away, Peter Pan * RIGHT?! One More RIGHT?! * Caban   [- : little left / x = sold out] KUUKI Sun...

16 July: Ticket Update

[Thank you, SOLD OUT] * Please Carry Us Away, Peter Pan * RIGHT?! One More RIGHT?!   [- : little left / x = sold out] Caban Fri 26 July 11:00 x Fri 26 July 15:00 – Sat 27 July...

9 July: ticket updates

There are several sold-out performances already. Please make sure to book your tickets as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.     – : little left / x = sold out Please Carry Us Away, Peter Pan SOLD OUT Caban...

Additional Performance: Teto the Robot An Opera

One more performance has been added to Teto the Robot An Opera (Venue: National Theatre Okinawa) with the following date and time. Friday 26th July 11:00 Tickets will go on sale on Monday 8th July at 10:00am.  

Additional Performance: And I Go Through You

One more performance has been added to And I Go Through You (Venue: Mekaru Elementary School Community Room) with the following date and time. Sun 28 July 13:00 The tickets are available now.

The Little Book – Performance time has been changed.

The Little Book (Venue: Ginoza Garaman Hall) The performance time has changed as seen below: Thursday 25 July 13:00 → Thursday 25 July 10:30 We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience.

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