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March 15: TAIKO!!!

April 16th 2008
Japanese Vocabulary wadaiko: Japanese taiko drumming ajisai: hydrangea kakkoii: cool fushigi: mysterious hage/ske-ske/tsurutsuru: all words/onomatopoeia for bald, or smooth On Saturday, March 15, Lara and I performed with our wadaiko group at a big concert in the nearby town in Ajisai Hall. The theatre seated about 700-800 people and it was ... 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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