Today's Wednesday Wonder is Sekko Daigo, a shodo master, or master of calligraphy. She is recognized throughout Japan and has received much acclaim for her work. Lucky students in Portland have the opportunity to study with her.
In this video, filmed in Oregon during Japanese New Year ("Oshogatsu") celebrations at Portland Japanese Garden, Daigo demonstrates kakizome, the first writing of the new year, which takes place on January 2:
(This video is also available on YouTube. Still photos of Daigo at Portland Japanese Garden may be seen here.)
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