The ancient Japanese tradition of …

Mulboyne writes (March 6, 2015):
sidebar-quote long The ancient Japanese tradition of pole dancing performed in front of Nijo Castle for the Parasophia arts festival in Kyoto.

About: “Parasophia”—the Kyoto International Festival of Contemporary Culture 2015 is the first large-scale international exhibition of contemporary art to be held in Kyoto.
Performance: Miwa Yanagi’s Stage Trailer Project “Pole Dance Show on Stage Trailer”

Previous 3Yen reports the plague of pole dancing in Japan include:

    • Tokyo pole dancer fail (3Yen / 2010-08-27)
    • Robo-Geisha pole dance (3Yen / 2009-10-06)
    • Tokyo Metro’s pole dancer warning poster
           (3Yen / 2012-10-01) train manner poster october 2012 tokyo japan


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4 thoughts on “The ancient Japanese tradition of …”

  1. Here’s a couple more photos of this pole art performance…

    mecav’s blog
    : [Announcement] March 6 Nijo Castle, Kyoto International Contemporary Art Festival

    : Pole performer, aerial hoop performer and formerly of Cirque du Soleil

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