December 13, 2018
Presenting the Power of Okinawa “Power of Place”
Places like Churaumi Aquarium and Shuri Castle are wonderful to visit, that is true, but if you take one step further you can witness typical Okinawan scenery and how the people h...
July 30, 2018
【Blog】The original glass making program at the glass workshop!
I gave the original glass making program a try at the glass workshop! Haitai, it’s Mahae. I visited the Ryukyu Glass Village in Itoman City. Here you can get an up-close look at th...
March 20, 2018
Okinawa Bullfighting Ushiōrasē
The History of Okinawa Bullfighting In Okinawa, bullfighting is known as Ushiōrasē. Bullfighting tournaments are one of Okinawa’s more popular tourist attractions and consist of u...
March 20, 2018
The Great Tugs-of-War
Index Experience the Festival Spirit of Okinawa While Praying for Good Health! The Great Tugs-of-War The Three Major Tugs-of-War in Okinawa Naha Great Tug-of-War Itoman Great Tug-...
March 20, 2018
Karate
Karate is a very popular form of martial arts along with judo and kendo, and Okinawa is said to be the place of its origin. ...
March 19, 2018
Hari (Hare)
Hari: A Traditional Sports Event Held in Okinawa Every year on May 4 of the lunar calendar (around late May to June) a ‘Hari’ takes place in fishing ports throughout Okinawa. This...
March 19, 2018
Eisa
“In Okinawa, you can hear sounds of taiko being practiced somewhere every night when it comes close to Bon Festival each year. *Taiko is a traditional Japanese drum.” That’s right....