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Christmas Event #1.2

Hirono
The Giving Season in Japan- never ends...

December 16th 2006
The theme begins with a move of stupefying generosity about three weeks ago. I was gifted a ticket to Kabuki, which is a traditional form of Japanese Theatre. Tickets are hard to come by and by no means inexpensive. I had the good fortune to be offered a chance to see a show on my day off, and this gift horse was not being looked in the mouth. It’s a pretty long affair- the matinee runs from 103 ... read more
Asia » Japan

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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