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Japan: Kids perform traditional Kabuki drama

Categories: East Asia, Japan, Arts & Culture, Photography, Youth

Photojournalist Buddhika Weerasinghe published on his blog a series of photos [1] of kids performing Kabuki [2], a traditional Japanese form of theater.
On occasion of the 10th anniversary of Maruoka Kid Kabuki, a group of elementary and junior school students performed Chushingura [3], the legendary 18th century tale of 47 ronin (or masterless samurai) who revenged the death of their master.