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WMDF 2009 Overall Schedule

Events (August)

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■  motomachi-button.jpgFree Stage @ Motomachi Park
Dates: Sat 8, Sun 9, Tue 11 & Wed 12, all 18:00~21:00
Venue: Motomachi Park (Motomachi-cho 2)
Charge: Free
Performers: 6 or 7 of the WMDF 2009 International groups (different lineup each day)
Story: We build our home stage each year at the foot of Hakodate Mountain, between
          the night-time landmark Old Public Hall and the lights of the bay. This port site
          anchors us in the "Long Now" history of our town as well as representing our
          "Big Here" ambition to to be a conduit for global connections.
■ fringe-button.jpgFringe @ DREAMBOX150 and Goryokaku Tower
Date: Sun 9, 11:00~14:00
Venues:(1) Midori-no-shima, DREAMBOX150 outdoor stage (Omachi-cho 15) 
            (2) Midori-no-shima indoor stage (Omachi-cho 15)
            (3) Goryoukaku Tower (Goryokaku-cho 43-9)
Charge: Free
Performers: WMDF 2009 International groups joined by within-Japan groups
Story: International groups leave their base at Motomachi Park and perform around
          Hakodate. This is also our chance to include other Japanese cultural 
          performances, encompassing groups from around Hokkaido.
          Fringe supported by the Hokkaido Cultural Foundation.
■ shimin-button.jpgShowpiece Finale Performance @ Hakodate Shimin Kaikan
Date: Thu 13. Doors open: 17:30; Performance starts 18:00
Venue: Hakodate Shimin Kaikan, Citizen's Hall (Yunokawa-cho 1-32-2)
Charge: 2,000 Yen (elementary school students and above).
           Sponsor Pass holders admitted free.
Performers: All WMDF 2009 International groups (excluding Hugo Fattoruso and
                  Tomohiro Yahiro, who are only at WMDF for one day).
Tickets: Lawson tickets, Sponsor Pass (L-code:17419)
            Also on sale at Cafeオタジィラ, Goryokaku Tower, Hakodate shimin kaikan
            Geijutsu Hall, and other cooperating shops 
Story: All the International WMDF groups come together to perform at a single event
          for the only time in the Festival. A deep and moving finale. 
■ ws-button.jpgExperience! Workshops @ Machi-Tsukuri Centre
 Dates:Fri 7     ①11:00~12:00 France,      ②14:00~15:00 Indonesia
          Sat 8     ①11:00~12:00 Ireland,      ②14:00~15:00 Lithuania
          Tue 11   ①11:00~12:00 Italy, FULL ②14:00~15:00 Spain
          Wed 12  ①11:00~12:00 Russia,       ②14:00~15:00 Nigeria India
Venue: Machi-Tsukuri Centre (Suehiro-cho 4-19)
Charge: 2,000 Yen/workshop, Elem student or below: 1,000Yen.
            Free for Sponsor Pass holders.
            Discounts can be arranged for groups of elementary students on request.
Performers: Each workshop will feature one of the WMDF International groups.
Tickets: Lawson tickets, Sponsor Pass (L-code:17419)
            Also on sale at Cafeオタジィラ, Goryokaku Tower, Hakodate shimin kaikan
            Geijutsu Hall, and other cooperating shops
Story: Be a part of continuing the transmission of culture and tradition. 
          Learn from a different group in each workshop.
■ dance-button.jpgFolk Dance Party @ DREAMBOX150
Date: Mon 10, Doors open 19:00, event starts 19:30
Venue: Midori-no-shima, DREAMBOX150 Special Indoor Stage (Omachi-cho 15)
Charge: 1,000 Yen (for elementary school students and above),
             Sponsor Pass holders entitled to one free drink 
Performers: Ara de Madrid, Zemaitukas, Lo Ceu de Pau, Danzerini di Lucinico
Tickets: Lawson tickets (L-code:18450) 
Story: Receive dance instruction directly from international dancers, and then
          enjoy dancing together to live music.


■ roma-button.jpgSpecial Premium Live @ cafe Romantico Romatica
Date: Tue 11, Doors open 19:30, Performance starts 20:00
Venue: Romantico Romantica (Benten-cho15-12)
Charge: 1,500 Yen (for elem school students and above)
             Sponsor Pass holders entitled to one free drink       
Performers: Lo Ceu de Pau, and others
Tickets: Lawson tickets (L-code:18451)
Story: Experience authentic folk music and dance in a more intimate setting.
          Limited to 50 people. 

2009 Lineup 


 

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