Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Origami, the traditional art of Japan

Origami is a Japanese traditional art of folding paper to create various kinds of objects and animals. There are many books and videos in YouTube of how to fold origami.

Tsuru, the crane is typical art of origami and it’s also the representative of Japan means of peace. In Japan we often fold 1000 paper cranes which called “Senbazuru” to the people suffering from the natural disaster or the heavy disease, praying and wishing for their early recovery.

Recently, there are many colors and designs of Origami are sold and used in many scene of arts. They are now popular not only in Japan but also in foreign countries.