Argentine tango dancers go solo awaiting embrace lost to pandemic

World Apr 30, 2020

Argentine tango dancers go solo awaiting embrace lost to pandemic

Tango's once-warm embrace has grown cool under Argentina's strict coronavirus quarantine, though aficionados are finding a way to circumvent social isolation with virtual classes while they wait for dance venues to reopen. The lockdown means milongas — traditional dance clubs that dot the Buenos Aires ...

Emperor Yoshihito's coronation; crowds pack Tokyo dance halls before ban; Hikari superexpress now world's fastest; nearly 600 dolphins slaughtered in Nagasaki

National / History | JAPAN TIMES GONE BY Oct 31, 2015

Emperor Yoshihito's coronation; crowds pack Tokyo dance halls before ban; Hikari superexpress now world's fastest; nearly 600 dolphins slaughtered in Nagasaki

by Edan Corkill

100 YEARS AGO Thursday, Nov. 11 1915 'Divine' Coronation for Emperor Yoshihito The Coronation of His Majesty the Emperor Yoshihito, the 123rd Emperor in an unbroken line of illustrious sovereigns, was held today in the ancient Imperial Palace in Kyoto with impressive simplicity befitting the solemn occasion. The ...

Traditional spirit-welcoming Bon dances get modern spin

National Aug 4, 2014

Traditional spirit-welcoming Bon dances get modern spin

Choreographed dance has long been part of Bon festivals, which welcome ancestors' spirits back to the world of the living each summer, but organizers of some events this year are seeking to revitalize the traditional performance by adapting it for a contemporary setting. A new ...