EC 30th Anniversary Celebration Concert

The final night of EC’s 30th anniversary should be a night to remember! We are happy to present a 90 minute special live concert of Kodo, featuring its 36 members from veterans to our younger members. Enjoy the magic of Kodo alongside to the airy outdoor atmosphere. The sound of Kodo will echo across the Sado night sky and sea, forging a path to a new EC and beyond. This anniversary live concert, expressing 30 years of gratitude, is only made possible at EC. We invite you to join us in this Garden of Festivities for the final evening of Earth Celebration 2017. This is a moment that must not be missed!

Date & Time

Aug. 20 (Sun) 19:00 start / 20:30 end (estimated) * Rain or shine.


Ogi Port Park Harbour Market Special Stage


Advanced tickets on sale June 16 (Fri) at 9:30.
Adult (High school age and over) 4,000 yen, Children (elementary and middle school age) 1000 yen (day-of tickets add 300 yen fee)
Harbour Market Live 3-Day Pass 10,000 yen (* 3-Day Passes are not available for children)

Preschool-age children may enter for free. No wristband is needed.


Mitsuru Ishizuka (Kodo)


Kodo All Stars


1000 people (general seating)

Performer Bios

Since the group’s debut at the Berlin Festival in 1981, Kodo has given over 5,800 performances in 49 countries on five continents. This figure includes 3,900 performances under the “One Earth” banner, a theme that embodies Kodo’s desire to transcend language and cultural boundaries, all while reminding their audiences of the common bonds we all share as human beings. In addition to its theater schedule, Kodo enjoys working with thousands of school children across Japan through its ongoing “School Workshop Performance” tours. The ensemble also participates in a wide range of projects and events, which includes headlining major international festivals, contributing to motion picture soundtracks, and collaborating with a wide variety of global performing arts leaders. Kodo official website

About Harbour Market

Ogi Port Park is the site for Harbour Market and the free admission Fringe stage during the daytime, as in previous festival years. However, from 18:00 til 20:30 (approx.) during the Harbour Market Live concerts, an area of the Market will be accessible by wristband holders only. All concerts at Harbour Market Live are general admission and there will not be timed entry.
Wristband sales / pick-up: EC box office at Harbour Market
Wristband pick-up times: 9:00~19:30

*Your wristband is your proof of purchase. Please do not remove your wristband while inside the venue for the duration of the performance.

Ticket orders

Tickets will go on sale on June 16 (Fri) beginning at 9:30. For details, click here.