Prague Shakuhachi Festival 2013

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23/08/2013 - 27/08/2013
All Day

Prague Academy of Music and Dance (HAMU)

HAMUPrague Shakuhachi Festival

From August 23rd to August 27th, the Seventh Annual Prague Shakuhachi Festival will be held at the HAMU Academy of Music and Dance in the beautiful city of Prague. The five days of the festival will include 12 concerts, three listening sessions (Japanese and world music),  workshops on every level for shakuhachi, shamisen, koto, workshops for breathing and song/language,  body relaxation, daily practice exercises and numerous lectures on the history and application of shakuhachi and Japanese music. This is an excellent opportunity to experience some of the world’s best and diverse shakuhachi teachers/performers in a very romantic and historical venue.

This year will also feature workshops and concerts of the theremin.


  • Kifu Mitsuhashi (shakuhachi)
  • Christopher Yohmei Blasdel (shakuhachi)
  • Gunnar Jinmei Linder (shakuhachi)
  • Jim Franklin  (shakuhachi)
  • Kiku Day  (shakuhachi)
  • Vlastislav Matoušek  (shakuhachi)
  • Mika Kimula (song)
  • Yuji Kikuo (koto & shamisen)
  • Pamela Kursten (theremin)

For more information and registration, please access the PSF 13 official website: