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Nuchibana: Lei of Aloha

Nuchibana was one of the 7 classical women’s dances of the Ukwanshin Udui or dances for the crownship. It was created by the court’s dance magistrate, Chokun Tamagusuku over 300 years ago. After the abolishment of the monarchy in 1879 by Satsuma, dances became mor comon in the villages, and fwa udui were created, which […]