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2012-08-21 01:13:23
I really like the sound. SANSHIN: http://www.ana-cooljapan.com/#/okinawa/ Do you think sanshin of Japan is cool? Visit our special site and vote! Real Japan is even cooler! Why don’t you visit Japan on All Nippon Airways?
2012-08-22 02:43:57
How could anyone ever hear Keisho Ono and not love the sanshin or shamisen? SANSHIN: http://www.ana-cooljapan.com/#/okinawa/ Do you think sanshin of Japan is cool? Visit our special site and vote! Real Japan is even cooler! Why don’t you visit Japan on All Nippon Airways?
2012-08-22 14:17:34
Lot of friends are japanese and they are great ! I like them all ! Someday I want to visit Japan ! It could happen next spring !!!! Japan ,, SEE YOU SOON SANSHIN: http://www.ana-cooljapan.com/#/okinawa/ Do you think sanshin of Japan is cool? Visit our special site and vote! Real Japan is even cooler! Why don’t you visit Japan on All Nippon Airways?
2012-08-23 20:09:45
con un bel sakè in mano :P SANSHIN: http://www.ana-cooljapan.com/#/okinawa/ Do you think sanshin of Japan is cool? Visit our special site and vote! Real Japan is even cooler! Why don’t you visit Japan on All Nippon Airways?
2012-08-24 02:16:16
Love Japan! SANSHIN: http://www.ana-cooljapan.com/#/okinawa/ Do you think sanshin of Japan is cool? Visit our special site and vote! Real Japan is even cooler! Why don’t you visit Japan on All Nippon Airways?
2012-08-28 01:45:06
I prefer Shamisen, but it's also cool. SANSHIN: http://www.ana-cooljapan.com/#/okinawa/ Do you think sanshin of Japan is cool? Visit our special site and vote! Real Japan is even cooler! Why don’t you visit Japan on All Nippon Airways?
2012-08-30 10:21:41
SANSHIN... SANSHIN: http://www.ana-cooljapan.com/#/okinawa/ Do you think sanshin of Japan is cool? Visit our special site and vote! Real Japan is even cooler! Why don’t you visit Japan on All Nippon Airways?
2012-08-31 00:39:50
Everytime I heard 三線 Sanshin, I always miss Okinawa very much. A prefecture of friendship. Okinawan People are very friendly. SANSHIN: http://www.ana-cooljapan.com/#/okinawa/ Do you think sanshin of Japan is cool? Visit our special site and vote! Real Japan is even cooler! Why don’t you visit Japan on All Nippon Airways?
2012-09-06 22:42:29
SANSHIN: http://www.ana-cooljapan.com/#/okinawa/ Do you think sanshin of Japan is cool? Visit our special site and vote! Real Japan is even cooler! Why don’t you visit Japan on All Nippon Airways?
2012-09-10 17:44:44
peaceful sound SANSHIN: http://www.ana-cooljapan.com/#/okinawa/ Do you think sanshin of Japan is cool? Visit our special site and vote! Real Japan is even cooler! Why don’t you visit Japan on All Nippon Airways?
2012-09-30 06:53:06
SANSHIN: http://www.ana-cooljapan.com/#/okinawa/ Do you think sanshin of Japan is cool? Visit our special site and vote! Real Japan is even cooler! Why don’t you visit Japan on All Nippon Airways?
2013-04-04 01:03:17
The sound of Sanshin makes my heart beats faster! SANSHIN: http://www.ana-cooljapan.com/okinawa/ Do you think Sanshin of Japan is cool? Visit our special site and vote! Real Japan is even cooler! Why don’t you visit Japan on All Nippon Airways?

IS JAPAN COOL? OKINAWA

三線

Sanshin

1. Sanshin: A traditional Okinawan stringed instrument, derived from the Chinese sangen.

2. In classical Ryukyu music and Okinawan folk music, the sanshin mainly plays the melody. The Okinawan musical scale lacks the D and A notes of the Western diatonic scale.

3. While inexpensive sanshins are sold as souvenirs, professional-quality sanshins can be very expensive. Sanshin acoustics depend on master craftsmanship and fine instruments are said to create “true” vibrations.

4. There’s a three-day crash course in making your own sanshin, and a one-year training program for international students who want to become serious sanshin craftsmen.

5. You’ll hear the sound of the sanshin, not just at parties or live performance spots, but anywhere throughout Okinawa. The art of playing the sanshin is an inseparable part of life for the shimanchu, the local islanders.

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