Satellite Event

The satellite events are organized by the International Whistlers Guild, a separate organization.
Please refer this page for reservation details.

【”Whistling Connections” – The World Whistlers Convention 2022 Opening Concert】

Thursday, October 6, 2022, 19:00~20:30 @ Kawasaki City International Center Event Hall


【Live appearances】
Yuki Takeda (MMW2019 1st place), Kimiko Wakiyama (IWC2007 1st place), Ryosuke Takeuchi (MMW2015 2nd place), YOKO (WWC2018 1st place)
Piano:Takehiro Chiba

【Video appearances】
Akiko Shibata (MMW2019 1st place), Carole Anne Kaufman (IWC2010 1st place), Frank Oppedijk (GWC2020 1st place), Yusuke Matsumura (GWC2021 1st place), Derek Bodkin (MMW2017 1st place), IWG members, and others

Admission (tax included, pay at the door)

First come, first served – seat reservation highly recommended
At the door: 3,000 yen / Advance purchase (reservation) 2,500 yen
Junior high and high school students: 1,500 yen, Elementary school students: 1,000 yen

(Competition participants)
Adults: 2,000 yen, Junior high and high school students: 1,500 yen, Elementary school students: 1,000 yen

【Whistling Symposium 2022】

Friday, October 7, 2022 6:00-8:30PM (registration from 5:30 PM)
Place: Kawasaki City International Center Reception Room


– “Whistling viewed from the popular music industry – Insights for whistlers to come” (tentative title)
Taro Kuchibue (Japan) Trustee of Japan Whistlers Federation, Record Producer

– “Silbo Gomero, a whistled language from the Canary Islands”
David Díaz Reyes (Spain) Silbo Gomero specialist, educator
*Online presentation via Zoom

– “Whistling as a medium in Contemporary Art”
Lene Lekše (Slovenia) Contemporary artist
Jack McCombe (Scotland) Contemporary artist
*Online presentation via Zoom

– ”Techniques to bring your whistling to the next level” (tentative title)
Romu Aoyagi (Japan) IWC2014 Grand Champion, GWC Judge

*The presenters and the order of presentation may be subject to change.
*All presentations will have English and Japanese live interpretation.
*For virtual attendance (live streaming), please find more details at the bottom of this page.

Admission (tax included, pay at the door)
First come, first served – registration recommended
Competition participants 500 yen,Non-participants: 1000 yen

【Symposium and Concert Reservation (Advance purchase)】

・Competition participants and related parties: 8/1~10/5
・For the general public, 8/15~10/5

⇒ For reservation reception & inquiries, please contact the following
 Telephone: +81-3-5715-7071 (Weekdays JST 9:00-17:00)
 * Please write your name, which events you want to attend, number of tickets needed, and your email or phone contact

【Live streaming for people outside of Japan】

Both events will be streamed online.

If you wish to join these events online, please pre-register from the form below. When the events get closer, we will email you the payment method and how to access the streaming. We also plan to make the event archive accessible for some time after the live streaming. We will also inform you about the archive access, so even if you cannot watch the events live, you should register from below.

WWC 2022 satellite events online streaming pre-registration form (English):

Organizer:International Whistlers Guild
Co-Organizers:The Masters of Musical Whistling
Cooperation:Japan Whistling Confederation

(Updated Aug 19th, 2022)