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The Koromogae: change of uniform

Koromogae is an ancient Japanese ritual practice of changing seasonal clothes. It is usually performed twice a year, in spring and fall, to celebrate the start of each season. This practice is seen as a way to purify the soul and renew the mind in preparation for the upcoming seasonal changes. Koromogae is a highly respected ritual in Japan and is often associated with other spiritual and religious practices, such as

les Kaiju

Table of Contents Introduction The History of Les Kaiju: A Look at the Origins of the Iconic Monsters Exploring the Cultural Impact of Les Kaiju in Popular Culture Examining the Different Types of Les Kaiju and Their Unique Abilities The Evolution of Les Kaiju in Film and Television Analyzing the Themes and Messages Behind Les …

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Midori no Hi, the green day

Midori no Hi celebration green day in Japan

Midori no Hi is a day celebrated annually in Japan on May 4 to promote the beauty of nature and the importance of environmental conservation. This green day is an opportunity for Japanese people to participate in ecological activities and reflect on their impact on the planet. The day is also a tribute to Emperor Shōwa, who was a nature enthusiast. Midori no Hi is a day

Kenpo Kinen-bi, Constitution Day Celebrations in Japan.

Kenpo Kinen-bi Constitution Day in Japan

Kenpō kinen bi is an important commemorative day in Japan that honors the Japanese Constitution and the democratic values it represents. This day is an opportunity for Japanese people to reflect on their history and their place in the modern world, and to remember the importance of protecting human rights and fundamental freedoms for all.

Commemoration of Japanese Emperor Hirohito

Showa Day

Showa Day, Shōwa no Hi (昭和の日) is a holiday celebrated in Japan on 29 April to commemorate the birthday of Emperor Hirohito, who ruled Japan from 1926 to 1989 as Emperor Showa. The holiday was established in 2007 as an official public holiday to honour Emperor Showa and his long and important contribution to Japanese …

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hanami celebration in Ueno park in Tokyo

Hanami (花見 / はなみ)

Hanami is a traditional Japanese custom, dating back to the Nara period, which consists of contemplating the beauty of flowers during their ephemeral flowering, mainly cherry blossoms – Sakura – but also apricot blossoms -Ume- (earlier ) and peach blossoms (later). Hanami is often seen as a time of renewal for the Japanese, a time …

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kabuki theater actor

Kabuki: the art of traditional Japanese theater

Kabuki is a Japanese theatrical art form rich in history, characters and traditions. From its humble origins as an Okuni dance in the early 17th century, kabuki has become a popular and respected entertainment in Japan. Kabuki characters, such as onnagata, aragoto, and wagoto, are icons of Japanese culture and are valued for their sophistication, elegance, and dramatic exaggeration. Kabuki continues to evolve and adapt to modern times, while retaining its roots in Japanese tradition and history.

Japanese paper origami

Yoshizawa, the master of Origami

Akira Yoshizawa was a pioneer in the world of origami. His passion for this art, his technical innovations and his vision of origami as an art in itself have left a lasting mark in this community. His contribution to origami is still celebrated and appreciated today, more than 15 years after his death.

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