Niigata Prefectural Civic Center

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Niigata Prefectural Civic Center
Niigata Prefectural Civic Center 20070825.JPG
Niigata Prefectural Civic Center, August 2007
Address 3-13 Ichibanboridōri-chō, Chūō-ku, Niigata 951-8132
Location Japan
Capacity 1,730 + 300
Construction
Opened 21 November 1967 (1967-11-21)
Construction cost 923 million yen
Website
www.niigata-kenminkaikan.jp

The Niigata Prefectural Civic Center (新潟県民会館, Niigata Kenminkaikan) is a large multi-purpose public cultural facility in Chūō-ku, Niigata, Japan, which opened on 1 December 1967.[1]

Facilities[edit]

The main concert hall seats 1,730, and the smaller hall seats 300.[1]

History[edit]

Construction of the building started on 20 September 1966.[1] The total construction cost was 923 million yen,[1] and was partially funded using relief donations following the June 1964 Niigata earthquake.[2] The building opened on 21 November 1967.[1]

Performances[edit]

Musical artists and groups that have appeared on stage at the Niigata Prefectural Civic Center include the following.

Access[edit]

The complex is located within Hakusan Park, and the nearest station to the Niigata Prefectural Civic Center is Hakusan Station on the JR Echigo Line, 15 minutes' walk away. It is 15 minutes by car or bus from the main Niigata Station.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e 新潟県民会館とは [About the Niigata Prefectural Civic Center] (in Japanese). Japan: Niigata Prefectural Civic Center. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 
  2. ^ 新潟県民会館 [Niigata Prefectural Civic Center] (in Japanese). Japan: LiveWalker. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "World tour 1986 – 1987". A-ha-live.com. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Performance Archive". Mark Morris Dance Group. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Timeline: 2005". Dir En Grey Official Site. Sun-krad Co., Ltd. 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "One Earth Tour Schedule Dec. 2011, Japan". Japan: Kodo. 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  7. ^ "Every Little Thing announces dates for 15th anniversary tour". TokyoHive. 6Theory Media, LLC. 9 September 2011. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  8. ^ "Blast 2011-2012 Tour". Blast. 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  9. ^ "Schedule for Concert Tour 2012". Japan: Hideaki Tokunaga Official Site. 9 May 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  10. ^ "ASKA Concert Tour 2012-2013 has been fixed". Rockdom Artists. 1 May 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  11. ^ 新潟県民会館 [Niigata Prefectural Civic Center] (in Japanese). Japan: Concert Hall Guide. 2011. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°54′48.2″N 139°2′20.3″E / 37.913389°N 139.038972°E / 37.913389; 139.038972