Origami 折り紙 (Japanese paper folding)
“Origami” is a traditional Japanese art which use square paper and forms animals and flowers and so on.
The greatest feature of”Origami” is no need to use glue or scissors.
By using “Origami”, we can make many forms of animals and flowers.
The most famous animals made in “origami” is folded cranes.
Most Japanese children are learn how to make origami.
In connection with folded cranes, there is a custom which make 1,000 folded cranes and link them together,and give it to the sick person and pray, that the sickness will be cured.
As a supplement, there is an opinion that “origami” is good for prevent dementia.
Nowadays, “origami” is spread to many other countries.
Picture: 1,000 folded cranes