Japan – From wabi-sabi to Geminoids…

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Yayoi Matsuri


Yayoi Matsuri

For 1,200 years the city of Nikko 日光
Beckons the spring
With Yayoi Matsuri 弥生祭
Held in Futarasan-jinja 二荒山神社
As a fleet of portable shrines (神輿 mikoshi)
Each of them representing a district
Are decorated in artificial cherry blossoms

Nô Theatre

Nô Theatre

Nō (or Noh) 能 - A classical Japanese musical drama using masks, costumes and various props in a dance-based art performed at least since the 14th century. ETYM. 能, nō, means "skill" or "talent". Among its most famous performers are Kan'ami Kiyotsugu 観阿弥 清次 (1333 – 1384) and his son Zeami Motokiyo 世阿弥 元清 (c. 1363 – c. 1443).


Nō (ou Noh) 能 - Un Théâtre traditionnel japonais classique utilisant des masques, des costumes et divers accessoires dans un art basé sur la danse, joué au moins depuis le 14e siècle. ETYM. 能, nō signifie "compétence" ou "talent". Parmi ses interprètes les plus célèbres figurent Kan'ami Kiyotsugu 観阿弥 清次 (1333 - 1384) et son fils, Zeami Motokiyo 世阿弥 元清 (c. 1363 - c. 1443).

National Museum of Japanese History

National Museum of Japanese History

National Museum of Japanese History 国立歴史民俗博物館 – A history museum founded in 1981 focusing on the history, archaeology, and folk culture of Japan – Located in Chiba Prefecture – Commonly known as Rekihaku.


Musée national d’histoire japonaise 国立歴史民俗博物館 - Un musée d'histoire fondé en 1981 consacré à l'histoire, à l'archéologie et à la culture populaire du Japon - Situé dans la préfecture de Chiba - Communément appelé Rekihaku.