Customs & Culture January 11, 2015 4:01 pm

Kabuki Noh Overview


Customs & Culture January 11, 2015 4:01 pm

Kabuki Noh Overview


Japan Dreaming

Kabuki Noh Overview: A Quick Look Kabuki The essence of this performing art is perfectly captured by its name, which derives from a Japanese word meaning to lean or tilt. UNESCO’s proclamation describes kabuki as “a Japanese traditional theatre form.” It could be described as the result of starting out with nogaku theater as a...

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Kabuki Noh Overview: A Quick Look Kabuki The essence of this performing art is perfectly captured by its name, which derives from a Japanese word meaning to lean or tilt. UNESCO’s proclamation describes kabuki as “a Japanese traditional theatre form.” It could be described as the result of starting out with nogaku theater as a...

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Travel In Japan January 3, 2015 1:55 pm

Osaka Rundown: A Brief Overview


Travel In Japan January 3, 2015 1:55 pm

Osaka Rundown: A Brief Overview


Tokyo In May: The Happenings

Osaka is Japan’s third largest city after Tokyo and Yokohama. Osaka is located in the Kansai region and a major part of Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe metropolitan area. The Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe metropolitan area is the second largest in Japan and one of the largest in the world. It’s also home to the headquarters of well known electronic companies. Two...

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Osaka is Japan’s third largest city after Tokyo and Yokohama. Osaka is located in the Kansai region and a major part of Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe metropolitan area. The Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe metropolitan area is the second largest in Japan and one of the largest in the world. It’s also home to the headquarters of well known electronic companies. Two...

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