We would like to gather as many links as we can related to the sanshin, Okinawa, musicians,
Japanese culture and anything that sounds fun. If you have a website of interest, or know of one,
please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add it to the list. Hopefully we can make
a great resource for sanshin players around the world.
If you would like to link to us, we would love it. You're also very welcome to use any of our Asoviva
logos when doing so:
The Power of Okinawa
The Music of Okinawa
Collection of kunkunshi from Simple Sanshin
Online kunkunshi editor
Okinawa Story: a great resource for Okinawan information
Wonder Okinawa: a multimedia archive for Okinawa
Karakui: Okinawan Pop Culture blog
Okinawn Hai: a blog about getting the most out of life in Okinawa
Ryukyu Cultural archives
Okinawa Association of America
Okinawa Kai of Washington D.C.
Hawaii United Okinawa Association
Ryukyu-Okinawa History and Culture Website
Japantics - a podcast about life in Japan from a Western perspective
Japan's official travel website
Tae Kim's guide to learning Japanese
Rimi Natsukawa (in Japanese)
Stereo Sanshin - Wataru Kousaka
HappyFunSmile - a New York band with some Okinawan musical roots
Jack Johnson: official website
Jason Mraz: official website
Okinawan band 'Begin' (in Japanese)
Instruments from around the world
African Treasures: source for authentic imports from Africa and the World
Experimental Music Instruments: resources for unusual instruments and instrument making
Unfretted: a site dedicated to the fretless guitar
Oddmusic: home to odd, ethnic, unusual musical instruments and resources
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Economy Air (SAL) - normally 1-3 weeks.
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