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Culture of Japan

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The culture of Japan has evolved greatly over the millennia, from the country's prehistoric ..... A wide variety of types of popular entertainment are available. There is a large selection of mu...

History of Japan

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Two of Japan's most famous forms of entertainment, sumo wrestling and Kabuki ... According to mythology, Japan's ancient history is tied to the sun goddess, ...

Japanese Culture - Entertainment - Kabuki Theater - Japan-Zone.com

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An introduction to Kabuki - traditional Japanese theater. ... greatly influenced by the aristocratic noh, kabuki was largely popular entertainment for the masses.

Japanese performing arts | Britannica.com

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The varied and technically complex dance and theatre arts of Japan. Among ... dance that lured the sun goddess Amaterasu from the cave in ancient myth. ... to the cities and performed as court entertainment and called dengaku (“field music” ).

Fast Facts: Japan | Scholastic.com

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A Japanese bride wears an ancient hairstyle, now usually a wig rented for the occasion. .... Geishas provide yet another form of entertainment, mainly for men.

Kagura - The Japanese Ancient Sacred Music - UCI

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Sep 15, 2004 ... Kagura: The Japanese Ancient Sacred Music ... performance intended as an offering and an entertainment to the ancient gods of Japan.

Japan Entertainment - Japan Guide

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The Japanese entertainment industry is one of the world's largest and most innovative, and despite the culture and language barrier, various forms of Japanese ...

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Dec 27, 2012 ... The Japan Sumo Association is lowering its standards as fans abandon the ancient Japanese form of wrestling for other forms of entertainment.

Origami - The ancient art of Japanese paper folding

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ORIGAMI, Japanese Paperfolding. ... Origami is the ancient art of Japanese paper folding, an art form spanning over 1,000 years. A folk art, a creative art, ...

Japanese Traditional Music [ History of Japanese Traditional Music ]

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From the earliest stages of Japanese history, poetry and song have been very important ... By the end of the ancient period at the end of the Heian period, the instrumental .... Copyright 2002 Columbia Music Entertainment, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Japanese Culture - Entertainment - Musical Instruments

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An introduction to the traditional drums, stringed instruments, and flutes of Japan.

Kyoto Traditional Entertainment, Japan - Intrepid Berkeley Explorer

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in modern Japan, except at formal events such as weddings and on stage. To the right is a Gagaku or ancient Japanese court music dancer, whose style is many ...

Kemari - Ancient Japanese Soccer/Football - Tokyo Times

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Kemari is an ancient Japanese sport originally from China which is a mix of ... later that cuju was adopted by the upper class as a form of entertainment. In Japan ...