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What's a festival without taiko?  

What's a festival without taiko?

Arrows Through The Cherry Blossoms

April 8th 2007
Yabusame (archery on horseback) festival held in Tsuwano. ... read more
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Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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