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Video Tour Through a Japanese Handicraft Fair

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Although the world is becoming more and more technologically advanced every day, many people in Japan are holding fast to the traditions of the past. While robots and machines can do a lot for us, they will never take the place of the men and women who carry on many of Japan’s traditional crafts, such as woodwork and sword-making.

Sharla in Japan paid a visit to the 26th Arakawa Traditional Handicraft Fair in Tokyo and made a short video briefly showcasing a variety of these traditional goods.

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