Kagura refers to a type of Japanese folk music and dance in tribute to the gods of Shintoism. In 2006, the Japanese government designated Kuromori Kagura an intangible Cultural Folk Asset.
A rarely seen 30-scroll set of nature paintings from 18th century Japan is drawing huge crowds to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, and the museum is extending its hours to accommodate more people.
A team of Japanese student drummers headlines a cherry blossom event in Frederick’s Baker Park.
Japanese left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada staged a near-flawless performance Thursday during his introduction as the newest member of the Baltimore Orioles starting rotation.
The flowering trees that symbolize friendship between the United States and Japan are blooming for the 99th time in Washington in the wake of one of the world’s worst natural disasters.