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The Japanese Parasol dance is an example of a simple Japanese dance that uses an umbrella. The dance is suited for girls making use of shuffling steps that is basic to a typical Japanese. The Parasol dance is from Kabuki. The song played during the dance is called Mikado (a song in 4/4 time).
Counting used in the dance: one, two, three, four, one measure. Basic steps used: shuffling steps.
Formation: in groups of four facing the audience. The open parasol is held with two hands over the head, the hands holding the handle at chest level. They stand about four feet away from each other. One to any number of sets may take part in this dance.