tonda puppetry

Tonda Puppetry Troupe

July 8, 2014 Culture The Arts 0 Comments

English 日本語 Tonda Puppet Troupe (冨田人形共遊団 Tonda ningyō kyōyūdan) is a locally famous Nagahama area group that has been doing traditional bunraku performances and puppetry workshops for almost...

The Circle of Rice

May 23, 2014 Culture 0 Comments

Last weekend, Belinda and I embarked on a day of rice-centric events in one of the key rice-producing regions of the ricey-est(?) nation on Earth! From planting ceremonies...