“Fantasia,” which will be held in Makuhari Messe, Chiba Prefecture, on Nov 18, is a brand new music festival that celebrates Japanese beauty through music, fashion and media art.
Titled “Fantasia - Episode 1 Princess Kaguya,” the show will be based on "Taketori Monogatari,” one of Japan’s oldest stories. There will be "100 stories" unfolding at various zones and visitors will be able to experience Japanese culture in 20 rooms.
There will also be DJs such as BASEMENT JAXX, Bassjackers, DADA LIFE, Thomas Jack, NERVO, banvox, and ALISA UENO, who will be performing on an elaborate stage.
Directing the event is Ryo Oguri who directed the first Cirque du Soleil show in Japan. Japanese singer May’n, who has has done five solo tour overseas, will play the role of Princess Kaguya.
Organizers said "Fantasia" is attracting a lot of anticipation on how it will transmit Japanese tradition and culture with music.© Japan Today