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Spring : season of cherry blossoms / Kyoto Broadcasting System.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorKyoto Broadcasting System.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2002.
Description1 streaming video file (47 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Variant title Season of cherry blossoms
Series Four Seasons in Kyoto: Festivals and Symbols
Four seasons in Kyoto. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents Celebration of Spring: Miyako Odori Dances (2:19) -- Kyoto's Cherry Blossoms (4:17) -- Kyoto's Cherry Trees (3:02) -- Kyoto's Flowers (4:56) -- Flowers of Kyoto's Temples and Ponds (4:01) -- Kyoto's Pantomime Plays (1:55) -- Kyoto's Shinko-Sai Ceremony (1:48) -- Kyoto's Poetry Ceremony (1:39) -- Traditional Dance in Kyoto (1:20) -- Traditional Festival of Kamigamo Shrine (5:25) -- Herb Cuisine of Kyoto (4:02) -- Takenoko (Bamboo Shoot) (3:29) -- Kaiseki-Style Vegetarian Meal (5:13)
Abstract This program captures the essence of spring in Kyoto. First, the program presents the region's gorgeous displays of cherry blossoms and other flowers at Heian Jingu Shrine, built to commemorate Kyoto's 1,100 years as capital of Japan; in Maruyama Park; by Togetsu Bridge; and at a number of famous temples. Next, traditional seasonal events are profiled, including the Miyako-odori and Kamogawa-odori dances, a Mibu Kyogen performance, a Kyokusui-no-Utage poetry reading, and the Shinko-sai, Aoi, and Mifune festivals. And finally, a sampling of seasonal cuisine-sushi, bean curd, and many other foods, served informally and in Kaiseki style-is highlighted.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 28, 2006.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 11 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginal produced: Kyoto Broadcasting System, 2002 9781421384160
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number30315s Films Media Group
Publisher number30316 Films Media Group

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