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NOH MAI- JAPAN

NOH MAI DANCE, JAPAN

Developed during the 13th century is an Asian “theatrical” dance form known as Noh Mai. This “theatrical” dance style is said to have originated in Japan, and was said to have been created by an artist called Kanami and his son Zeami. According, to tradition a Noh performance includes the enacting of five specially written […]

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PARASOL-Japan:’The Umbrella dance’

PARASOL DANCE, JAPAN

Parasol, an asian dance form is Performed on a song called “Mikado”. This umbrella dance is said to have originated from Japan. Apparently, this dance has its root deeply embedded within the theatre arts of Japan. In addition, this dance is mainly performed at spring festivals. Furthermore, it has essentially been derived from a dance […]

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NIHON BUYO- JAPAN: Treat to the eyes

NIHON BUYO DANCE, JAPAN

Nihon Buyo is a very mesmerising dance style comprising elements of pantomime (i.e. form of musical comedy) belonging to Japan,Asia. This “traditional” dance is said to have originated in Japan, and is said to have developed mainly during the 17th century. Apparently, this dance style has mainly been created to provide entertainment via stage performances. […]

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KABUKI- JAPAN

KABUKI DANCE, JAPAN

Comprising elements of “theatre” as well, is dance form originating from Asia known as Kabuki.  This “dance-theatre” is said to have originated from Japan, and is renowned for performers making use of extravagant make-up. Due to its abstractness this form of theatrical dance style is often interpreted as “absurd” by many. Furthermore, it has also […]

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