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Wishes come true with Origami

WISHES COMES TRUE WITH ORIGAMI WHAT IS AN ORIGAMI? It is a traditional Japanese art of paper folding. Started in the 17th century AD and popularized outside Japan in the mid-1900s. Papers used are NOT cut or glued Folding will start off with a piece of square paper with sides which could be different in colour. ORI GAMI "Ori" means folding "Kami" means paper The Largest origami crane had a wingspan of 81.94 M/268 FT 10 IN Created by the Peace Piece Project at Hiroshima Shudo University, Hiroshima, Japan, on 29 August 2009 The smallest origami crane is folded by a square paper with sides of I MM BY I MM A microscope and sewing needle was used. Created by Assistant Professor Watanabe at Nigata University, Japan. The best known origami model is the Japanese paper crane. During the ancient Japanese legend, it is believed that... 1,000 ORIGAMI PAPER CRANE = A WISH GRANTED It has become popular gifts for friends and family. WHY CRANES? In Japanese believed that... Crane = Mystical + Holy + Live for a thousand years TRUE STORY OF SADAKO SASAKI 1,000 paper cranes 2 year old Japanese girl A victim of the atomic bomb of Hiroshima during World War II Diagnosed with leukemia due to the radiation Folded 644 paper cranes before her death. Her friend then completed them to 1,000 and buried all of it with her. A statue of Sadako holding a golden crane can be found at the Hiroshima peace memorial Many girls in Japan recognize her as a heroine. She also acts as a leading symbol of the impact of the nuclear war. PEOPLE DO BELIEVE Students from Niles West High School commit to fold 1,000 cranes to raise $ 1,500 fund for the March Japanese earthquake victims after the 8.9 magnitude quake followed by a massive tsunami. Organized by the students, the fundraiser called “I Wish , 1,000 Cranes" However, 80-100 people only produced paper cranes of between 300-400 A student went to the teacher quietly and presented a shoebox filled with 500 paper cranes that he and his friend made If you want to tell a good visual story and get 40x more traffic, check out Record Holders Niles Suntimes WIkipedia US Government 2011 PktacharT Theme designed by Rachel Tan GLUE

Wishes come true with Origami

shared by Angel on Jan 15
Origami is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. This infographic provides information for what origami is, the roots of origami, and fun facts about origami.


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