Once part of a booming industry displaying the elegant traditions of Japan, Kyoto’s Geisha now find themselves at a crossroads with the spread of the Coronavirus and lack of visitors to the famous Geisha districts.
Female Army trainees and female soldiers who are taller, heavier and fatter performed tasks such as carrying sandbags better than their more compact counterparts of the same sex, suggesting that the Army should consider amending its physical standards for women, a study found.
It’s time again for the Iwakuni Festival on Oct. 19 and 20. Billed one of the area’s largest, this festival draws more 40,000 visitors every year for a cheerful parade, brass bands and other performances.
Members of the United Service Organization (USO) Show Troupe perform for Yokosuka military members, their families and civilian employees at Commander, Fleet Activities, Yokosuka (CFAY)’s Benny Decker Theater.
Japanese child performers with the Aozora Kids Kagura Association based out of Hiroshima City, performed a Kagura dance for children with the School Age Center at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, July 15, 2019.