CANS 2009 will be held at Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art in Kanazawa.
A traditional taiko drum performance 'Gomando Taiko' will also be held in the evening. The players are dressed in farmer-style clothing. It is composed of two parts: drum for joy and drum for exorcism. It is a unique and courageous performance with the tradition of 1300 years.
A 'gagaku' ensemble performance will also be held in the other evening. Gagaku is the oldest classical music in Japan, and it has been performed at the Imperial Court or temples and shrines for several centuries. It is traditional and elegant.