Tag: Okinawan dance

Kudai Kuduchi:A Joyful Return Home

‘Kuduchi” is a familiar word in the Nisei udui, or classical men’s dance genre. Not only within the court, but villages throughout Okinawa have also created “kuduchi” with their own stories. Usually having to do with travel, the lyrics are written in a more ‘waka” or Japanese poetic style, than the Ryuka, or Ryukyan style. […]