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Best of OkinawaMusic and dance, food, etc.
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Ryukyuan Dances 琉球舞踊


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Okinawa's ancient and modern dances are a feast for the eyes with colorful kimono and aesthetic movements, not to mention the intriguing and unique music of Okinawa.

16 files, last one added on Dec 28, 2006
Album viewed 548 times

Okinawan Seasons 沖縄の季節


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One image for each month reflecting the seasons of Okinawa. All photos copyright 2009 Michael Lynch.

12 files, last one added on Jun 15, 2009
Album viewed 789 times

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Ishigaki 石垣市・石垣島Pictures of Ishigaki island, Okinawa.
Itoman 糸満市Pictures of Itoman on the southern tip of the main island of Okinawa.
Kin 金武町Pictures of Kin town, Okinawa.
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Obon Eisa Dance エイサー


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Eisa dancing is performed on the streets at night in every village on Okinawa during the three days of Obon in August. This one was in Kin town. All photos copyright 2009 Michael Lynch.

12 files, last one added on Jun 15, 2009
Album viewed 223 times

 

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Naha 那覇市Pictures of Naha, the capital city of Okinawa Prefecture.
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Central Naha


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Snapshots of Naha's main spots including Shuri Castle, Kokusai-dori, and the Perry Monument. Photos taken in July 2000.

45 files, last one added on May 01, 2009
Album viewed 78 times

 

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Nakagusuku 中城村Pictures of Nakagusuku village, Okinawa.
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Nakagusuku Castle 中城


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Nakagusuku Castle is located in central Okinawa about 150 meters above the Pacific Ocean and has been designated a World Heritage Site. Constructed in mid-fourteenth century of limestone rocks, placed without the use of mortar, Commodore Perry praised the construction technique on his visit to Okinawa in 1853. Photos by Michael Lynch.

12 files, last one added on May 01, 2009
Album viewed 97 times

 

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Onna 恩納村Pictures of Onna-son village, Okinawa.
Taketomi 竹富町・竹富島Pictures of Taketomi-cho town which includes Taketomi and Iriomote islands, Okinawa.
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Taketomi 竹富島


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Off the coast of Ishigaki, this is one of Japan's most charming islands with white coral roads, white sand beaches, and a real Okinawan feeling.

22 files, last one added on Apr 02, 2007
Album viewed 102 times

 

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