10 Facts about Japan - CULTURE

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10 Facts about Japan - CULTURE

  1. 1. 10 Facts about JAPAN 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.
  2. 2. 10 Facts about JAPAN
  3. 3. 1. Japan’s Haiku poetry is the shortest in the world, consisting of exactly 17 syllables.
  4. 4. 2. Japan 18 has produced Nobel laureates (in chemistry, medicine and physics), 3 Fields medallists and 1 Gauss Prize laureate.
  5. 5. 3. The first Japanese novel, The Tale of Genji, was written in 1007 by a Japanese noble woman, Murasaki Shikibu.
  6. 6. 4. Animated Japanese films and television shows (Anime) account for 60% of the world’s animation-based entertainment.
  7. 7. 5. There are almost 130 voice-acting schools in the country.
  8. 8. 6. Geisha means "person of the arts“ and the first geisha were actually men.
  9. 9. 7. Japan is home to many different forms of martial arts: Karate, Judo, Sumo, Ninjutsu, Kendo, Jujutsu, and Aikido to name a few.
  10. 10. 8. Ikebana art of flower arrangement. 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.
  11. 11. 9. 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.
  12. 12. 10. Origami, the art of folding paper to create objects or animals, is a Japanese tradition that is important in many celebrations.
  13. 13. 10 Facts about JAPAN Powered by: Japanese translation services

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