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Men performing traditional dance, Sanaa, Yemen

Maiko - Gion,in Kyoto. Maiko and Geiko―female entertainers who perform traditional Japanese music and dances at exclusive parties. Maiko is an apprentice, learning the Geiko's trade, between the ages of 15 and 20. #Japan

Malawach is a traditional Yemenite bread which consists of a thick crepe of thin layers of dough that are quickly fried. #bread #yemen #196flavors

| Portrait of an elderly Bedouin woman wearing traditional clothes and jewelry, Yemen | © Shelagh Weir #silver

Yemen © Abdullah Al-Shabanat. Traditional head covering

from eHow

The History of the Japanese Fan Dance

Geisha performing Traditional Japanese Dance with Fan - seen in Kyoto in spring

Once a year, Japanese farmers perform a traditional rice-planting ceremony to insure good crops for the summer growing season. By Carl Parkes

Morning Exercise, Shanghai - Early risers perform traditional morning exercises on the Bund, Shanghais famous riverfront boulevard. Stretching and low-impact exercise have been staples in Chinese culture for centuries. - Photograph by Justin Guariglia travel-gallery

Yemenite Jewish bride in traditional dress | © Hanan Isachar