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Japan Amends Restrictive Dance Law, but is it Enough to get People Back on the Dance Floor?
Academy award winning composer, Ryuichi Sakamoto. Japanese politicians amended a controversial law last month that has been in place for the last 67 years. The archaic and dated statute called “the Entertainment Business Control Law” forbade dancing in bars, clubs, and other venues. The law was created after WWII by the American occupation forces because …