Cultural Links

Ryukyu Culture

Websites on Okinawa Culture and Society LINKS TO OTHER OKINAWAN SITES

Awamori-Kan - A company bringing you Okinawa's favorite liquor, Awamori. Features information and history about the distilled liquor.

Internet-Okinawa.com - A cooperative web effort by a group of individuals.


Okinawa's culture not well-known to outsiders - (November 3, 1995 From Correspondent May Lee) OKINAWA, Japan (CNN) -- Few outsiders know much about Okinawa except that it's Japan's southernmost island. But it's an island that wasn't always a part of Japan and has its own unique culture. Features sound clips, Quicktime multimedia presentation and photos.

RV-Okinawa - Internet media site of Okinawa since 15-November-1996. Listen to RealAudio samples of what's hot in Okinawan music today!


Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko - Drum Group Touring the U.S. from Okinawa: to The Matsuri!  Teaching Discipline, Good Citizenship and Okinawan Culture.

Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko: L.A. Branch - Features a photo gallery and schedule of performances for the Los Angeles branch of the Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko drum group.

ShisaLion.Org Preserving Okinawan Arts and Culture: By Assisting in the Recovery of Okinawan Artifacts from the Ryukyu Kingdom.