“Learning About the Battle of Okinawa through Theater: What Was Entrusted to Us by the Shiraume Student Corps?”, NPO Nature Experience SchoolAdd to My List
The history of war is indispensable when talking about Okinawa. You can learn about the Battle of Okinawa through theatre.
The visitors can watch an original play based on the testimonies of Kiku Nakayama and Yutaka Takemura, who were stationed at the Army Field Hospital as part of the Shiraume Gakutotai (or Shiraume Student Corps), during the wartime in Okinawa. The play is performed by professional actors from Okinawa. Before and after the play, the audience is given a small talk on the Battle of Okinawa, and they can then can exchange opinions with the members of the theater company.
Kazuko, who survived the Battle of Okinawa as a member of the Shiraume Gakutotai, receives a letter from a former Japanese soldier. The events of that time, the memories of which she had sealed away, come back to Kazuko, and she decides to tell the story of her best friend, Ume-chan, who had passed away in the Battle of Okinawa.
- 〒901-0512 #1F Fuku Building, 296, Gushikami
- Closed day
- Not fixed holidays
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- It will be held at a facility located in Southern Naha.
- Cost / Visit fee
- 200,000 yen for a set of 200 people or less
For groups of 200 people or more, 1,000 yen per person
(tax and venue charges are additional)
- Business Hour
Required time 60 - 90 minutes
- Consultation required