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A Great Work of Art, Origami

Paper was brought into Japan through Buddhism in the middle of the 6th century, while the paper manufacturing process was introduced in …

colourful kandama

The History of Kendama

People said that Kendama was imported through Silk Road and reached the Nagasaki Port, there was the merely only one place to …

Folded Paper Crane 折鶴

One day, I and my friend had a couple of coffee at cafe in Sydney. While we were chatting , we made …

Karuta card game かるた

Japanese traditional activity for children are unique. I introduced one of children’s activity, Japanese paper crafts “Origami” before. Today, I would like …

Japanese Calligraphy

Japanese calligraphy is historically came from China. However, the Japanese one have strongly connection to Zen Buddhism. When making it, the posture and concentration …