A commemorative postage stamp on the Opening of the National Noh Theatre in Sendagaya, Shibuya, Tokyo :
Issued 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
- The National Noh Theater (located at 18-1, Sendagaya 4 chome, Shibuya–ku, 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.