Dec 26, 2013

Imperial decoration making

The making of assortments to celebrate the new year was publicized.

They are called haru-kazari (春飾り, literally spring decoration)
and placed in Tokyo Imperial Palace
in the first three days of the new year.


http://www.news24.jp/articles/2013/12/26/07242802.html

http://www.news24.jp/player/wm/300k.html?m_url=20131226_0004

Dec 24, 2013

Journeys in Japan

The other day, NHK WORLD broadcast
a program featuring bonsai.

http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/tv/journeys/archives20131211.html


The video is now available on facebook.


NHK World "Journeys in Japan - The Miniature World of Bonsai - Omiya" - Part 1
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=488304711285451


NHK World "Journeys in Japan - The Miniature World of Bonsai - Omiya" - Part 2
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=488340967948492