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Indigenous Ainu dance dropped from Olympic opening ceremony


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Oh, for crying out loud, let 'em dance in the ceremony.

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Apparently the Ainu performance has been replaced by something called the Dance of The Health Ministry Bureaucrats.

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Not necessarily bad news. Being asked to dance for the tourists isn’t a sign of recognition or respect. Rather the opposite.

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"OUR culture is more important."

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they need to make sure there is enough time for the SMAP reunion performance....

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@nostro: And also for some AKB48 stuff.

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Please understand, they really need to guarantee all those overrated idol groups like Arashi and SMAP represent us...

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