Club crowd uses salsa to slam archaic law

Dec 29, 2012

Club crowd uses salsa to slam archaic law

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Earlier this month, several people were seen salsa dancing in frigid weather outside bustling Shibuya Station. They weren’t there to show off, but to protest what they say is an outdated law that is being used to indiscriminately crack down on their favorite dancing ...

Grassroots group forms to fight antidancing law

Jun 14, 2012

Grassroots group forms to fight antidancing law

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Around 200 people gathered on the dancefloor of Kyoto’s Club World on Sunday — but they weren’t dancing. In fact, that’s exactly what they were there to protest: a 1984 addition to the 1948 Fuzoku Eigyo Torishimariho (Entertainment Business Control Law) that prohibits late-night ...