Along with the correct props and costumes, proper posture, balance, and immaculate handling of everything associated with the dance is done with the utmost grace and elegance as seen above in this performance of Munjyuru.


The sanba is a popular musical instrument used in a lot of songs of the Ryukyus that accompany the sanshin,

These are some props used in the performance Tanchame.


Yotsudake are used in a number of dances.Yotsudake


Nuchibana leiNuchibana lei

Jiifaa, hair pins, for both male and female.

The brass and wood jiifaa would be for those who were not of such high ranking status in society. 

Work in progress.