Tag Archives: Japanese Culture
Japan Blog: Zooming Japan

Zooming Japan


Zoooming Japan does what the title implies. It zooms Japan, bringing it closer to everybody and offering a lot of details about the country. As the author lives in the countryside, it gives you a different insight! Japan is not just the big cities! The website focuses on traveling in Japan, but also has a lot of […]

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Japan Blog: Musachan's Gate to Japan

Muza-chan’s Gate to Japan


Muza-chan’s Gate to Japan includes: Travel notes on visiting Japan, travel reviews, sightseeing, tourist attractions, historical and cultural facts, travel photos, travel tips A series of daily Japan photos, covering Japan places (Tokyo, Yokohama, Kamakura, Nikko…), traditional and modern Japanese culture, lifestyle, architecture, people, interesting facts Japan’s most famous customs and traditions with photos, videos, […]

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Beyond Calligraphy

Beyond Calligraphy – The art of Far Eastern calligraphy, sewed with passion


Beyond Calligraphy Blog is devoted to presenting calligraphy history, its mysteries, forgotten ancient knowlegde, and other articles, supporting those who study Chinese and Japanese writing systems, as well as various presentations lavishly decorated with pictures or videos, that reveal secrets of Far Eastern calligraphy. URL: http://www.beyond-calligraphy.com/ Start Date: January 1, 2011 Location: Tokyo, Japan

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Orchids & Ikebana

Orchids & Ikebana


Lynn shares her passion for orchids and sogetsu style ikebana on her blog. It shows the pictures of walks where she gets inspired and finds material first and then shares the resulting ikebana arrangement with us. URL: http://orchidsandikebana.blogspot.com/ Start Date: June 20, 2009 Location: USA About the author of this Japan blog “I have been growing orchids for […]

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A Year of Ikebana

A Year of Ikebana


A Year of Ikebana is about discovering whether or not an arrangement a day will keep the doctors away. In other words, how will the practice of Ikebana help with the maintenance of chronic illness and the promotion of well-being in an individual who has not yet found the right balance in their day-to-day life. […]

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The Nordic Lotus Ikebana Blog

The Nordic Lotus Ikebana Blog


This is a nice blog from Norway about Sogetsu style Ikebana. It features many pictures from Ikebana exhibitions occasionally accompanied by poems. URL: http://nordic-lotus.blogspot.com/ Start Date: July 2008 Location: Oslo, Norway About the author “Ikebana is the Japanese art of arranging flowers. More than being decorative, ikebana is thought of as a path of life or a kind […]

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Ikebana and Us

Ikebana and Us


This is the blog of a Sogetsu study group in Chennai India. 4 contributors regularly share pictures and short descriptions of their Ikebana works. This blog is written by four contributors who represent the Chennai Study Group, which is associated to the Sogetsu School of Ikebana in Tokyo. URL: http://sogetsuchennai.blogspot.com/ Category: Blogs about Ikebana Start Date: 2007 Location: Chennai, India

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Japan Blog: Jazz in Japan

Jazz in Japan


This site offers Michael Pronko’s view of what is happening in jazz in Japan. Most of the focus is on Japanese musicians, their live performances and their recordings including interviews and other writings.  URL: http://jazzinjapan.com/ Start Date: – Location: Tokyo About the author of this blog: “I listened to jazz from when I was very young. I fell asleep […]

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Tokyo Fashion Diaries


Addition to Japan Blog Directory New Blog: Tokyo Fashion Diaries Tokyo Fashion Diaries is Japanese fashion as seen from an American transplant’s eyes and full-fledged fashion insider. Author Misha Janette graduated from Bunka Fashion College and is now a fashion journalist, stylist, blogger and designer. The blog has a reputation for introducing the fascinating fashion […]

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