Folding fan

Have you ever seen folding fan?

As the name shows, it is a tool to fan ourselves when it is hot. So, there are a lot of people who use it during summer in Japan.

And it is more common to use folding fan, called “uchiwa”.

By the way, do you know there is another way of using the fan?

Folding fan is used in different situation. One example is Japanese traditional performance, “kabuki” and “classical Japanese dance”. A pupil is taught how to  use it properly by his master.

Or it is used by comic story teller. They express different scene by using it.

Please watch the video.

 

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