Japan National Noh Theater

A commemorative postage stamp on the Opening of the National Noh Theatre in Sendagaya, Shibuya, Tokyo :

Masked Noh Actor (Nogaku Theatre) : UNESCO Intangible Cultural HeritageIssued by Japan

Issued on Sep 14, 1983

Issued for : A 60 yen postage stamp commemorating the opening of National Noh Theater will be issued on September 14, 1983.

Design : The design of the stamp features the Noh Theater and a masked player from the celebrated Noh play ‘Old Man‘.

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Colour : Multicolour

Denomination : 60 yen

Size of impression : 25.0 mm x 33.5 mm

Quantity issued : 30,000,000 stamps

About : 

  • The National Noh Theater (located at 18-1, Sendagaya 4 chome, Shibuyaku, Tokyo) will open on September 15.
  • A Noh play has been designated an Important Intangible Cultural Property and is a sophisticated stage art having an extremely long history, even when compared to classical drama.
  • The National Noh Theater will provide a place where the enjoyment of Noh can be disseminated throughout the population and where Noh research and the training of players can be conducted. It is thus a place having great significance for the continuing development of the art.

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