Japanese Art: Bonsai
Bonsai is one of the oldest oriental horticultural art forms of Japanese art. In both Chinese and Japanese, the term “bonsai” means “potted tree.” This art form was first developed in the East about 2,000 years ago. Also today, the practice of refining form of bonsai art in different parts of the world.
We cannot say that a tree planted in a pot is bonsai. Unless the tree is properly trimmed, molded and trimmed in a particular way. In general, bonsai is a Japanese art form in a dwarfed tree. Therefore, bonsai are trees that require special care in terms of pruning, modeling, and training to keep them active for a longer period of time. It is said that a bonsai can live up to one hundred years if it is cared properly. Bonsai can take some additional styles with some embellished shapes.
Japanese Art: Ikebana
Ikebana is an ancient Japanese art form that is based on the arrangement of flowers. Ikebana is an art form that is based on some strict rules to achieve harmony, balance and the elegant arrangement of flowers. There are several schools throughout Japan that provide formal training to people to learn essential techniques and principles regarding ikebana. It is worth mentioning that ikebana is very different from other western floral arrangement techniques.
Japanese Art: Origami
In Japanese, the term “origami” literally means folding paper. This is a form of Japanese art that involves folding paper. The origami is an art form in which formal education is available in Japan, where students had an interest in this art receive teachings of different skills and crafts to create things or objects from folded paper. Not all origami pieces are the same, but they can be different in their sizes and designs, that is, they can range from simply folded boxes to complex objects or things formed by connecting different sheets of paper.
Japanese tea ceremony
It is an important event in Japanese culture. The tea ceremony is celebrated in different styles in different regions of Japan. The main feature of the tea ceremony is that it is never repeated in exactly the same way as once. The chashitsu is a room where the tea ceremony is held. This room is located inside the tea house but far from the residence and is only designed and decorated for this tea ceremony.
If we go through the history of Japan, we will know that Japan has a very rich history of poetry. It was hundreds of years ago when poetry was first introduced in this part of the world and over time, it became an important part of Japanese culture. The poems that are in Japanese are called wakas. It means “Japanese poems.” Japanese poetry is very simple.
It was in the 17th century when calligraphy began to be popular in Japan. Buddhism arrived in Japan from India, where it traveled through China and Korea and finally arrived in Japan, where many people among the emperors converted to Buddhism. Previous Buddhist scriptures were in Chinese script. The Buddhist monk Kukai was the first Japanese calligrapher who rewrote the five-panel screen section.