Naohiko Hatta

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Kabuki connects kids with cultural roots

National May 24, 2006

Kabuki connects kids with cultural roots

Twenty-four boys and girls aged 2 to 12 study kabuki not only to learn the traditional art of singing and dancing but also to familiarize themselves with displaying good behavior. They sometimes practice 15 times a month in preparation for stage appearances that are held ...