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Fukubukuro (福袋, “lucky bag”) is a Japanese custom in which merchants create bags filled with unknown random contents and sell them for a substantial discount, usually 50% or more off the list price of the items contained within. The low prices are usually done to attract customers to shop at that store during the new […]
(Guest Post by MJ Choo) Khoomei, the generic term used to designate all throat singing techniques in the region of Siberia and Tuva, is a form of traditional vocal singing characterised mostly by guttural humming and sharp, drawn-out whistles. Steeped in traditional pagan beliefs, Khoomei draws its inspiration from the animistic worldview of the region: […]