Showing 13 Result(s)
Uncategorized

Japanese-style room

A tatami room has no special use. It serves as a bedroom at night, a work room during the day, and a dining or relaxation room in the morning and evening. The tatami room is especially important as a place to practice traditional Japanese arts such as ikebana and tea ceremony, and even in a …

Uncategorized

Geisha makeup

” In Kyoto, apprentice geisha, known as maiko, often wear very distinctive makeup. Their faces are covered with a thick layer of white and red lipstick. Black is also used around the eyes and on the eyebrows.Geisha are required to wear makeup, and unless they are a confirmed geisha, the rules for makeup relax as …

Uncategorized

Samurai uniform

During the Kamakura and Muromachi periods, both men and women wore brightly colored kimonos. The warriors wore colors that symbolized their leaders, some of which were flashy and fashion showy on the battlefield. During the Edo period, the Tokugawa family ruled Japan. Japan was divided into feudal clans ruled by feudal lords. The warriors of …

Uncategorized

Autumn events in Japan 3

Shichigosan is celebrated on November 15 for a reason. Fifteen is the addition of three, five and seven, and is considered a particularly auspicious number. The child is given a candy called Chitose-ame, a candy that wishes the child long life and good health. Chitose-ame is a long, red and white candy, and comes in …

Uncategorized

Autumn events in Japan 2

Typically, Japanese schools divide students into red and white teams and compete for scores. In the third of November, there is a national holiday called Culture day. And the third of November was originally celebrated as the birthday of the Emperor Meiji.It was also the day the Japanese Constitution was promulgated. To commemorate these two …

Uncategorized

Autumn events in Japan 1

The autumnal equinox usually takes place around the end of September and is designated as a national holiday. It takes place during the week of the autumnal equinox, just like the spring equinox, and is a day when night and day are approximately equal in length. In Buddhism, on the Autumnal Equinox, the sun rises …