SAPPORO- - Passengers on East Japan Railway Co's. awesome sleeper Train Suite Shiki-Shima will experience some high culture to facilitate, with standard Ainu culture presentations highlighted on the calendar proclaimed by JR East.
Travelers will be managed to conventional shows passing in transit of life of the Ainu, the indigenous people of Hokkaido and far northern regions. The fervor on JR East's excess package visits for spring, summer and fall will consolidate the striking crane move and live music.
The Ainu culture presentations are joined into the four-day, three-night visit that leaves from Ueno Station in Tokyo, then circumvents the northern Kanto region, Hokkaido and northeastern Japan.
On the second day, after Train Suite Shiki-Shima lands at Hakodate Station at 6:20 a.m., customers will eat at support Japanese restaurant Fumoto, then move to a Western-style diner, Gotoken, to watch the Ainu culture execution for 30 to 40 minutes.
The show will be performed by the Hakodate Ainu Association, and Kobushiza, an adjacent standard execution group.
"Members of Kobushiza fuse non-Ainu individuals," said Takato Kato, 62, pioneer of the Hakodate Ainu Association. "I may need visitors to watch both Ainu and non-Ainu performers collaborating with each other, adoring Ainu set up ethnic performances."
After leaving from Hakodate Station, customers will be confined into two social events, one of which will set out toward Niseko, and the other for Noboribetsu.
Train Suite Shiki-Shima involves 10 cars outfitted with 17 rooms, which obliges a total of 34 passengers.
The visit costs from 740,000 ($6,560) to 770,000 yen for every individual if two people go in a suite, while the highest point of the line Shiki-Shima suite is assessed at 940,000 to 950,000 yen for each person.
The organization is starting at now totally saved for the visits from May to November.