Traditional Culture




Living with Flowers
Ikebana: Japanese art of flower arrangement
Ikebana: Flower Arrangement
Easy Ikebana For Beginners! 
Sogetsu School of Ikebana at the Asian Art Museum
The Art of Ikebana

Click here to check out our Ikebana photo gallery!




Sado – The Way of Tea
茶道 – Japanese Tea Ceremony –
This Japanese Tea Master Has Been Hosting Ceremonies for Decades
Japanese Chado Matcha Green Tea Ceremony
The Art of Japanese Tea Ceremony
How the 400 years of Japanese tea ceremony history developed!

Martial Arts




Haiku The World’s Shortest Poem
Eastern Philosophy – Matsuo Basho
Chindonya: Walking Advertisements
The Lucky Cat
Clap! Clap! “Tejime”
Arita Porcelain: Firing the Furnace in the 400th Year
Traditional Japanese Printmaking (brushing, explanations)
one stroke dragon painting in GhostIsland
Inside a Real Japanese Shamisen Shop
The Beauty of Japanese Swords
A step-by-step Sento Guide (how to enjoy Japanese Public bath)


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