True Colors JAZZ

True Colors JAZZ The Extra-Ordinary Meets the World Directed by Takashi Matsunaga – ACCESS (Kumamoto)

Access from Kumamoto Station


  • 1. After exiting ticket gates of both Shinkansen and local railways, go left towards Shirakawa Gate (East Gate).

  • 2. After you exit Shirakawa-Gate (East Gate), the tram platform for Kumamoto station stop will be in front of you. There are braille block from the station exit and there are no steps between the train station and the tram platform.

  • 3. Board the tram going to Kengunmachi (the direction of Kumamoto-jo and Suizenji Park).

    On the “Ultra-low floor tram” wheelchairs can easily board and there is a designated space for wheelchairs as soon as you get on.

  • 4. If you board the “Ultra-low floor tram” at 17:41 or 18:12, you will make it in time for the JAZZ concert.

  • 5. Alight at Hanabatacho. There will be enough space for wheelchairs to safely get on and off.

  • 6. After exiting the platform cross the street on the right side (traffic light without sounding device).

  • 7. Cross the same junction on the left and continue toward the right (traffic light without sounding device)

  • 8. Turn left on the first street (No traffic light, no sounding device)

  • 9. After 60m or so on the right side there will be the KOHEN Buidling where CIB is located.

  • 10. 2nd floor of KOHEN Building. There is no elevator.

  • 11. Go up the stairs. Arrived at CIB.
    If you are attending in a wheelchair or need assistance, you can reserve Viewing Support or call on the day of the event. Our staff will assist you at the venue.
    CIB: 096-355-1001(Monday – Saturday 18:00 ~ 1:00)
    True Colors Operating Office: 090-4420-6416 (Only available on the day of event)

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Presented by The Nippon Foundation, TCF brings diverse artists and audiences together through concerts, documentaries, music videos, film screenings, children's programs, musicals, workshops and other activities. Since 2006, festivals have been organized in Southeast Asia and Japan, with more than 1,200 artists from more than 30 countries connecting with a global audience in more than 80 countries.

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