CAMBIAR IDIOMA Today we celebrate the Hina Matsuri festival, the girls festival. The dolls in the picture are from my parents home in Japan, we do the display of the dolls more or less a week before Hina Matsuri. We did the display of Hina Matsuri because of my sister. My grand father bought the dolls … Read moreHina Matsuri
The Chinese community is one of the largest in Barcelona and in the rest of the world too. This weekend there was a parade to celebrate the Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year in Barcelona. In Japan we have adopted the Western calendar and we celebrate the New Year like many of you do … Read moreThe Year of the Sheep or the Year of the Goad?
SETSUBUN The Setsubun ( means the division of seasons) is a celebration that is performed in all regions of Japan on the 3rd of February; however there are some variations about how they perform the ritual. At home we do the Mamemaki: we throw roasted soy beans from inside home to outside home saying “Oniwa soto … Read moreEvil Outside! Today Is the Setsubun
Hello our friends from The Cat You and Us have prepared a giveaway of one of my calligraphies please visit their blog and participate, they have beautiful pictures in their blog of Juno their cat, they also write about travelling and leisure. I invite you to visit the blog and follow them. You will love it. … Read moreGiveaway of a personalized Japanese Calligraphy
The ingredients of Shodou • Years of practice • Patience • Perseverance • Endurance • Strength • Concentration • A firm hand • Balance • Harmony • Sumi ink • Ink stone (suzuri) • Calligraphy brushes • Paper • A cat (You do not need the cat!) The word shodou書道 means the way of … Read moreMy Recipe for Shodou
Huge snow in Kyoto area, the pictures are from my backyard and my neighbourhood in Japan. I hope you like it. Ha caído una gran nevada en Kyoto, las fotos son de mi vecindario y mi patio trasero en Japón, espero que os gusten. Visit my online shop click here Nagataya Kyoto Shop