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The Japanese are very interesting people. Their unique culture has developed in relative
isolation due to the mountainous and island-based nature of the country. As the Summer
Olympics from 2020 will take place in Tokyo, thousands of people are expected to travel
to Japan. If you're one of them, or if you just want to visit this country some day, here are
a few things that you should know about the Japanese.
Japan’s Haiku poetry
the shortest in the world,
consisting of exactly
(in chemistry, medicine and physics),
3 Fields medallists and
1 Gauss Prize laureate.
The first Japanese novel,
The Tale of Genji,
was written in
by a Japanese noble woman,
Animated Japanese films and
television shows (Anime)
of the world’s
There are almost
in the country.
"person of the arts“
and the first geisha were
Japan is home to many different
forms of martial arts:
Karate, Judo, Sumo, Ninjutsu,
Kendo, Jujutsu, and Aikido
to name a few.
is the Japanese
It focuses on harmony, colour use,
rhythm, and elegantly simple design.
It is meant to act as a symbol to
something greater than the flower itself.
Japanese gardens are
traditional gardens that create
miniature idealized landscapes.
The basic garden elements
are water, rocks and sands, bridges,
stone lanterns and water basins,
fences, trees and flowers and fish.
Origami, the art of folding
paper to create objects or
animals, is a Japanese
tradition that is important in
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