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A mask is an object normally worn on the face, typically for protection, disguise, performance, ..... Japanese masks are part of a very old and highly sophisticated and stylized theatrical tradition...

Introducing the world of Noh : Noh Masks. history and Types.

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Japanese only ... There were originally about 60 basic types of noh masks, but today there are ... Covering the face with a mask is much like wearing makeup.

Traditional Japanese Masks: Own a Piece of Japan's History | FROM ...

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Dec 4, 2015 ... Masks have been a part of Japanese culture since ancient times. Learn more about the types of traditional Japanese masks, and how you can ...

Japanese Noh masks | Pitt Rivers Museum

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History of the Noh theatre. Noh mask of a god incarnated as an old man, Japan; 1884.114.9. Noh mask depicting an acolyte, Japan; 1884.114.34In Japan masks  ...

Japanese Masks - artelino

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Masks are an essential part of the Japanese noh theater whilst the actors of the Japanese kabuki theater perform without masks. But there is one exception.

Japanese Masks History & Meaning | eHow UK

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Japanese Masks History & Meaning. As with many other cultures, masks were used in Japanese culture since ancient times for purposes of ritual and ...

A little history of Hannya Mask - Why it´s so scary? - | IroMegane

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Jul 10, 2015 ... This is a mask used in the Noh (能), one of the most well known traditional Japanese theatre as well as Kabuki (歌舞伎). Noh was introduced ...

The history hidden behind the mask | The Japan Times

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Oct 15, 2010 ... Kiyotaka Imai, 67, is a prominent noh performer from the Kongo School, which was established in the Kansai region during the 14th century, ...

Masks - Japanese Theatre and Music

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Masks are used in many different cultures. In Japan, Noh masks are used for theatre and dance performances. Each mask represents a certain person, hero, ...

NOH THEATER: HISTORY, MASKS, COSTUMES, ACTORS AND ...

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Noh and its sister art form kyogen are two of Japan's four forms of classical .... Japanese historical figures such as Oda Nobunaga and Toyotimi Hideyoshi.

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Japanese Mask History & Meaning | Our Everyday Life

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Wearing elaborate masks to celebrate Japan's ancient gods evolved over the centuries into the use of theatrical masks as entertainment. The animistic gods of  ...

Japanese Mask - Meaning and Types of ... - History of Masks

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Japanese masks are used traditionally in theater, festivals or rituals. They are connected to folk myths and tails. Masks represent people, creatures, devil, ghosts, ...

14 Japanese Masks - Japan Talk

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Feb 7, 2015 ... Beyond modern medical masks, the country has rich traditions of wearing masks that goes back to the earliest days of its recorded history.