origami

The iconic Japanese crafts and forms of art

We are pretty familiar with Bonsai, Origami and etc. Originated from Japan and became famous worldwide, these forms of art always reflect the Japanese culture and artistic ability. The structure and the style of Japanese gardens , potteries and such are also really attractive and can be seen everywhere when we travel throughout this country.…

6 must-do cultural activities in Kyoto

Kyoto, a city in Honshu island, is not only famous for its interesting places but also its cultural depth. You can find many temples and shrines in Kyoto, more o than in the other cities of Japan, many preserved Japanese buildings, and a lot of people who still wear Kimono compared to the other cities.…

How Much Do You Know About Japanese Origami?

Origami is derived from two words, ori meaning “folding”, and kami meaning “paper”. As we already know, origami is the art of paper folding that originated from Japan. Origami has existed since the 17th century, however, it started becoming famous in the 1900s. I need to emphasize that Origami is the “art of folding paper”…

Origami, the Art of Transforming Paper into a Masterpiece

Origami (折り紙) is the art of paper folding. The word is derived from Ori meaning “folding”, and Kami meaning “paper.” It is one of the things that Japan is famous for — the art of transforming a piece of paper into something beautiful, by just folding it. Origami is very popular in Japan since it…