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Documentary – Life of street performer from Japan

Documentary – Life of street performer from Japan   Street performance or busking is the act of performing in public places for gratuities.  In many countries the rewards are generally in the form of money but other gratuities such as food, drink or gifts may be given. Street performance is practiced all over the world […]

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Buddha statues in Japan

  Buddha statues in Japan Buddharūpa (बुद्धरूप, literally, “Form of the Awakened One”) is the Sanskrit and Pali term used in Buddhism for statues or models of the Buddha. Despite cultural and regional differences in the interpretations of texts about the life of Gautama Buddha, there are some general guidelines to the attributes of a […]

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Visit Japan

Visit Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, the East China Sea, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. […]

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Kobe beef in Japan

Kobe beef in Japan Kobe beef  refers to beef from the Tajima strain of Wagyu cattle, raised in Japan’s Hyogo Prefecture according to rules as set out by the Kobe Beef Marketing and Distribution Promotion Association. The meat is a delicacy renowned for its flavour, tenderness, and fatty, well-marbled texture. Kobe beef can be prepared […]

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Kansai Japan Street Food Scene

Kansai Japan Street Food Scene The Kansai region or the Kinki region lies in the southern-central region of Japan’s main island Honshū.  The region includes the prefectures of Mie, Nara, Wakayama, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyōgo, and Shiga. Depending on who makes the distinction, Fukui, Tokushima and even Tottori Prefecture are also included. While the use of […]

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