Japan could be mentioned as one of the few blessed countries with four distinct seasons. Starting with Spring,
    the cel animation guide the viewers through the four seasons by focusing on prominent Japanese holidays.

    Instructor : Gerald Mark Soto, SVA

    Music : Almost Blue – Himuro Yoshiteru
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  • Nagashi-bina / Hinamatsuri: Girl's day. Nagashi-bina is a now rare tradition of dispelling impurities by floating dolls away.
  • Teru Teru Bozu: Traditional paper doll that's has magical powers to bring good weather / stop the rain.
  • Tsuyu: Rainy season
  • Tanabata: Star festival to celebrate the annual meeting of Orihime and Hikoboshi.
  • Jyugoya / Otsukimi: Moon gazing
  • Daruma: Traditional Japanese doll modeled after Bodhidharma, a symbol for perseverance and good luck. 
  • Kakejiku: Japanese scroll painting or calligraphy
    Tsuzuku: To be continued
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