Street News Highlights 10-12-15 Asia edition happy is pleased to feature two great Asian cities. Both are incorporating street culture into their official urban ambiance. Also we bring you a Tokyo virtuoso.
Eastern street performers preserving the past, creating the future –
The traditional ballads and rock songs of Japan, India, Pakistan, Malaysia and more –
The eastern street is changing. Some of the more traditional styles are being replaced with Bollywood, Middle eastern POP music and so forth. So Street I am casts its roving street savvy eye eastward from time to time. It is our chance to see…
Inokashira park, Kichijoji which is on the west side of Tokyo is the location of this street performance by some again unknown talented musicians playing the Shamisen.
The shamisen is an instrument from the 1500’s and is based on a Chinese stringed instrument of the same period known as a sanxian. The shamisen is made of wood and has a skin like a banjo made of dog, cat or recently of plastic.