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Fuji Musumè ( 藤娘 ) or “Wisteria Maiden”

Print made by Utagawa Kunisada I (1826).

Fuji Musume or “Wisteria Maiden”, is a famous classical dance out of the Kabuki theater in Japan. Fuji (wisteria) Musume (maiden), now performed independently, was first performed in 1826 as one of a set of five dances. The figure of the wisteria maiden first came from the town of Otsu on the shores of Lake […]