#050: Dango (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#050: Dango (category: confectionery)

Dango Japan

A dango is one type of so-called Wagashi (refer to #011). Dangos are all round shape and are served on a skewer in many cases. You can find a wide variety of dangos in this country. Japanese people eat dangos all year around, especially on the occasion of Hanami (refer to #002) and Tsukimi (refer to #049).

Japanese people love dangos so much that the song Dango Three Brothers released in 1999 became a social phenomenon and sold more than 3.5 million copies, which is the fourth largest sales in Japanese single CD sales history.


(Friday, September 20th, 2013)    See Archive

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