Japan: The Cultural Jigsaw of Old and New

Originally posted on Globe Drifting:
Tradition and Etiquette Still a powerful symbol of the transience of our own existence and continuing to epitomise Japanese tradition- from ancient poems to wedding ceremonies- over 600 varieties ofさくら Sakura (cherry blossoms) play their starring springtime role in numerous aspects of Japanese culture, much as they did 1000 years ago. A little more than 2000…

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