Venice isn’t the city of masks just because of Carnival: the origins of masquerades are very old. Here’s 3 curious facts about the city’s traditional masks
How are the masks of Samurai made and which is their function in the armour of Japanese warriors?
Masks are witnessed by rock art, whereas theatre was born in Ancient Greece
In Japanese culture, the traditional masks of Noh theatre play a different role than Western masks
We’re about to reveal the origins of the Noh theatre, an old Japanese theatrical genre and part of UNESCO’s world heritage