|Nakai Kie (right) reads a picture-book following to music, mixing sign language in front of the large book. |
September 24, 2013
In the town center at Kenbuchi-cho, Hokkaido, Japan's northern island, the "story-telling group for adults and children" which an actress Nakai Kie (中井貴恵) serves as a leader performed reading the picture-book on September 22.
The feature of the gathering is the use of unique technique that the group reads a picture-book with music.
Mixing sign language also, Nakai put on the tone of the piano which a member plays, a koto, and a shakuhachi, while she gave a reading with rich emotion.
About 250 persons visited from the outside of a neighborhood and listened attentively to the performance.