よさこい系およびYOSAKOIソーラン系踊りの身体技能的特徴の一考察 [in Japanese] Some Aspects of Body Movement in Yosakoi and YOSAKOI-Soran Dance Cultures [in Japanese]
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The Yosakoi Dance Festival started in Kouchi City in Shikoku Region in 1954 and the YOSAKOI-Soran Dance Festival started in Sapporo City in Hokkaido in 1992 are now two main dance cultures in Japan. Dance Festivals of these styles of dancing now take place in about 200 cities and towns all over Japan. In Particular YOSAKOI-Soran dance style has given to the world dance scenes two new aspects of body movements, a kind of new "groove", which are the side-swing of the trunk of the body and revolving movement of the trunk of the body. This article reviews a short history of these two dance cultures and discusses the momenta of evolutions of these dance styles.
- 国際経営・文化研究 = Cross-cultural business and cultural studies
国際経営・文化研究 = Cross-cultural business and cultural studies 19(1), 31-40, 2015-03