Traditional Japanese Dance

Japanese

History

Japanese traditional dances started in the Mythical age. There was a myth that someone danced in a Japanese way which include all the Japanese types of dances such as Bon Odori, Nihon Buyo, Noh Mai, and Kabuki.

Appearance

  • A kimono is a long, loose robe with wide sleeves and tied with a sash, originally worn as a formal garment in Japan.

  • A Geisha is a Japanese hostess trained to entertain men with conversation, dance, and song.

  • The way they use makeup is unique, they use a white paint to cover their face and they use a bright red lipstick to make their lips stand out.

Conclusion

Japanese popular music is from a musicological perspective to demarcate ideas about Japanese.

Traditional Japanese dance,: from court and religious dance to the ritualistic noh dance-drama and theatrical kabuki dance. In modern times, Japan Butoh dance has also attracted international interest.

Historically, kagura (dance of the gods) is the oldest form of dance in Japan. Originally performed by shamans.It’s influence is perceived in all Shinto dances performed at shrines today..