Announcement No. 3 | EC Channel Programme & Timetable Now Available!

The year Earth Celebration will broadcast all the festival’s content onlive via Earth Celebration Channel. We just announced the full three-day festival timetable! There’s a diverse lineup of 34 programs in all, which we will stream daily from 14:00—21:00* from Aug. 21 through 23.

The main highlight of the EC 2020 lineup will be the "Kodo All-Star Special Performance," coming to you live from Sado Island on Sunday August 23 at 17:00*
This is a rare occasion where the entire Kodo ensemble appears on stage in full force. We will be bringing this spectacular event live to you from one of EC’s most iconic locations, Shiroyama Park!

Want to get ready to enjoy EC online? EC merchandise and Sado delicacies are now on sale! Be sure to also check out some of the EC vintage clips we are sharing from the past, to get you in the mood for EC in the lead up to this year's live-streamed event.

Last, but not least, our crowdfunding page is now open!
Your contribution will help us ensure EC continues in the years to come. Thank you in advance for your generosity!

There’s only one month to go as we countdown to EC 2020. We look forward to seeing you during our 3-day online festival as we connect the world on Sado, together at home!

*Times are all Japan Standard Time/GMT +9.

Earth Celebration Channel Timetable—34 Programmes in Total!

Earth Celebration Channel Timetable—34 Programmes in Total!
Our live-stream programme will start off with a bang with the EC 2020 Live Opening Performance on Aug 21. (Fri)! Get ready for three days packed with exciting content related to Kodo, Sado, and the Earth. On Aug. 23, we’ll wrap things up with our “Heartfelt Thank You with Taiko” from Kodo and Sado Island.

See Earth Celebration Channel Timetable for details!

Enjoy EC Online with some official EC merchandise!

We have a range of official EC and Kodo merchandise from t-shirts to tenugui towels.
This year’s EC 2020 T-shirt design was created by Kana Yamamoto, selected from design submissions we received from around the world! Numbers are limited, so order yours today. It comes with a free Kodo magnet!

Get festive at home with EC merchandise!

Earth Celebration 2020 x Sado Delicacies—Special Collaboration Project!

If you’re in Japan, you can order some fresh Sado delicacies to enjoy while you sit back and enjoy the EC live-stream!

Please refer to the Japanese webpage below for details!

Order Sado Delicacies Online (within Japan only)

*Items can only be delivered within Japan.

Earth Celebration 2020 Countdown Project!

In the lead up to this year’s live-streamed event, we are sharing some historic footage from past EC events!

The countdown has begun: there’s less than one month to go until Earth Celebration 2020!
Our first vintage clip is from EC 1988 showing the "Kodo Village Opening Memorial Concert."

Enjoy Pre-EC Video Content!

EC 2020 Crowdfunding Campaign Underway July 20–Aug. 31!

If you’d like to support EC, we are collecting donations by way of a crowdfunding campaign. It’s a chance to toss a coin in our collection hat, so to speak.

Our crowdfunding page is in Japanese, but if you donate via our English payment screen, we will manually add your donation to the campaign to boost the total.