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Okinawa art troupe performs Ryubu at Hue festival in Vietnam

Okinawa art troupe performs Ryubu at Hue festival in Vietnam

May 1, 2016 Ryukyu Shimpo

By Naoki Isa in Hue, Vietnam

On the evening of April 29, Hue festival 2016 opened in Hue, the ancient capital of Vietnam. The Okinawan traditional dance troupe led by performing artist Hisae Takamine appeared on the stage at the opening ceremony held in front of the main temple of the royal palace of Hue.

Ryukyu dances, including Nubui Kuduchi and Hatoma Bushi, Karate dance Bu no Mai, and Lion dance Marimai, which is a revived performing art of the...