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  • May.17, 2023

Major European creators event THU touches down in Japan!
Warm-up event to be held Saturday May 20, 2023 in Kaga, Ishikawa Prefecture!

THU is an annual, week-long event bringing together creators from all over the globe, its mission to open doors to the creative world by inspiring and empowering creators. The event is a true experience of the creative spirit, including lectures and discussions with renowned artists and providing a space for creators from various genres to meet, exchange ideas, and deepen friendships over some drinks.

In September 2023, THU will at long last arrive in Japan!
THU Japan 2023 will be a 3-day retreat based on the theme of storytelling. Shuzo Shiota, President of Polygon Pictures, will serve as main producer.

Prior to the September event, a THU Japan 2023 warm-up event will be held in Kaga, Ishikawa Prefecture, on Saturday, May 20, 2023!
This warm-up event is just a taste of the full THU experience, which boasts an overwhelming repeat rate in Europe.

■ THU Japan 2023 Warm-Up Event Details:

Part 1: The Storytelling Experience - Pantomime Class with Ketch!
Date: May 20, 2023 (Sat.)
Time: Venue open 9:30 AM, event start 10:00 AM, end approx. noon.
Venue: Yamanaka-za (Yakushimachi Mu-1, Yamanaka Onsen, Kaga-shi, Ishikawa)
Price: Free (reservation required)
Ages: Middle school and older may attend
Reservation site: https://warmupthu2023.peatix.com
* Reservations can be made via this site or by submitting an application form to the Commerce and Industry Promotion Division of Kaga City Office.
Reservation deadline: 5:00 PM Friday, May 19, 2023 for online reservations. 5:00 PM Wednesday, May 17, 2023 for applications made to Kaga City Office.

* Part 2 in the afternoon will be a press conference (with online streaming)

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