JAPANESE CLASSICAL DANCE (NIHON BUYO)

The attraction of Nihon buyo

The most attractive of Nihon buyo, is to dance wearing a beautiful kimono.
Unlike Kabuki, Nihon buyo is not only to appreciate, but also to dance occupying the stage alone actually. In addition, it is a rich hobby continuing for a long time.
It takes much money, but it is luxurios dance with beautiful costume and live music.
However for the professonal dancers are severe. Almost of all pro dancers has started from a young age. In addition to dance, the must learn many things, for example Shamisen, Tsuzumi(Japanese instrument) and Nagauta,Tokiwazu(Japanese classic music) and so on. In addition, the daily discipline is essential. However it is delightful to give joy and excitement to audiences.

 
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