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Sukenobu Woodblock Print Sleeping Woman

The Place for Japanese Antiques and Shoyeido Incense

The Place for Japanese Antiques and Shoyeido Incense Do you like Japanese Woodblock Prints and all things Japanese. Do you dislike spending time surfing the web to find the best products. Would you like to minimise your time online and make your purchases from a trusted source. Kasasagi Fine Arts has been selling the best…

The Japanese Fan

The Japanese Fan The use of fans in Japan dates back to the 6th century CE where murals on burial tombs showed drawings of fans. The flat fan or uchiwa is thought to have been originally introduced from Korea.  Sumo wrestling uses a special version of the flat fan called gumbai uchiwa which is used…

Takigi O-Noh Bonfire Noh performance, Kyoto

Festivals of Japan – Takigi O-Noh Bonfire Noh performance, Kyoto  June 1 & 2 Noh, which is the most ancient form of musical theater in Japan, is performed in the evening darkness amidst the illumination of the burning torches at the Heian Jingu Shrine. The shrine was built as a partial reproduction of the palace…
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