The range's folding as we know it today was invented by the japanese. Thejapanese fan is an object that is deeply rooted in the japanese culture. On the one hand, this accessory is indispensable in view of the high temperatures encountered in the summer, on the other hand, the japanese fan is known for his under art, through the theatre kakubi, the traditional dance nihon buyô and the narrative art humorous rakugo. In japan there are two kinds of fans : the Uchiwa, which means the range with a set neck, and the Sense or the Ôgi, the hand fan. The japanese fan can be of different shapes : square, oval or round, and is traditionally made of bamboo or wood. Often very colorful, the range of japanese sports grounds Sakura, like the cherry blossoms traditional Japan.