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Instructional Videos

Chinese Calligraphy Demonstration
This is a short introduction to calligraphy from the KU Center for East Asian Studies.



Learn about Furoshiki (traditional Japanese wrapping techniques)
Below is a playlist of 12 videos created by the KU East Asian Library. You can watch the videos below, or browse through all of them on our Furoshiki page.



Otedama ( 御手玉 ) /beanbag
Japanese beanbags are made of colorful scraps of cloth and usually are filled with red azuki beans or rice. They are round and small enough to fit into the palm of a child's hand; some have bells attached. This video, created by the KU East Asia Library gives step by step instructions on how to make an Otedama.













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