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My video of Okinawan dances like yotsudake and a karate dance.
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Yotsudake, Okinawa's most famous dance. 四つ竹
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Dancer: Nariko Miyagi
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Okinawan kimono called the bingata, perhaps Okinawa's most famous kimono. The design is made by applying dyes through a stencil.It was originally worn by Okinawa's royal family members. It is now the costume of a slow-moving Okinawan dance called "Yotsudake."
Model: Maki Uyeunten
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Back view of yotsudake dancers on stage.
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This dance is called "Nuchibana" (flower lei) featuring a string of red and white flowers.Okinawan dancer wearing a kimono with her right arm exposed outside the sleeve. The dance is called "Nuchibana" (flower lei) featuring a string of red and white flowers. The dance expresses the feelings of a young woman in love.
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Dancer: Nariko Miyagi
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