Japanese culture is rich and diverse, with traditions dating back thousands of years. Fond of these age-old traditions, Japan also embraces modernity in terms of innovation and creativity.
It was a confluence of both old and new that brought Hibari Misora’s arduous journey to life in a ballet stage performance. Misora is a beloved singer whose songs captivated the hearts of the island nation. A true music legend, Japanese radio stations still play her most famous song ”Kawa no nagare no yō ni” every year on her birthday, as a way of marking her importance to Japanese music culture.