ROHM Theatre Kyoto
ROHM Theatre Kyoto, originally known as Kyoto Kaikan, is a concert hall and performance venue located in Kyoto, Japan. The main hall was first opened in 1960 and seated 2,005 patrons. The facility closed in 2012 and was redeveloped over a four-year period, reopening in January 2016. As well as the main concert hall, the facility also has two additional performance spaces seating 700 and 200 guests.
Location of the theatre
|Former names||Kyoto Kaikan|
|Address||13 Okazakisaishoji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8342 Japan|
|Owner||City of Kyoto|
|Opened||29 April 1960|
Kyoto-based ROHM semiconductor saved the landmark post-modernist building from possible demolition by granting ¥5.25 billion towards the cost of refurbishment. In recognition of this contribution, ROHM received naming rights to the building.
- Eglington, Mika (22 December 2015). "'New' Kyoto theater promises a mighty arts boost". The Japan Times. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
- Official website
- "ROHM Theatre Kyoto". ROHM.
- Heritage Alert ICOMOS International Scientific Committiee on Twentieth Century Heritage
- Reply City of Kyoto
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