JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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A trio of belly dancers.
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Belly dancer at Fukushima Waraji Matsuri.
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Belly dancer at Fukushima Waraji Matsuri.
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Also see my YouTube video here.
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Belly dancer at Fukushima Waraji Matsuri.
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Announcement of the winners.
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A good-size crowd watched the dance contest.
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Near the intersection of Ekimae-dori and Route 13 was this entertainment stage.
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The 36th Noge Daidogei Street Performance Festival in Yokohama, Japan featured an alluring troupe of Japanese belly dancers from the Al Camarani Oriental Dance Company on April 24-25, 2010.
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They were quite good. Lately, I've been seeing more Japanese taking up belly dancing. I hope the trend spreads further.
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Japanese belly dancers at Noge Daidogei in Yokohama.1 comments
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They actually didn't perform on the street. They were next to the train station under a roof.
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They danced in two groups. There's another group dancing on the right of this group.
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They said that they follow the gypsy-style of belly dancing.
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Balancing a sword on their heads while belly dancing.
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Japanese belly dancer.
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Really enjoyed this act too. Also see my video at YouTube.
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Next were these enticing belly dancers from the Komatsu Buyodan. 小松舞踊団 ベリーダンス
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Belly dancer at Yushima Tenjin Plum Blossom Festival. Tokyo.
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Belly dancer at Yushima Tenjin Plum Blossom Festival. Tokyo.
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Belly dancer at Yushima Tenjin Plum Blossom Festival. Tokyo.
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Belly dancer at Yushima Tenjin Plum Blossom Festival, Tokyo.
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They were great.
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Must-see video of the belly dancers at Yushima Tenjin Shrine's Plum Blossom Festival on March 5, 2011.
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