Japanese

FRINGE REVIEW – Tenchi Shinmei (St John’s Church)

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17 – 20 Aug (not 19) 1930-2030, St John’s Church Although two-thirds of them don’t look it, taiko drum group Tokara are based in Japan. Group leader Art Lee is the only non-Japanese drummer to win Tokyo’s prestigous Odaiko championships, and his skill shines in this performance in the beautiful surroundings of St John’s Church. […]

Edinburgh Kyoto Friendship Garden, Lauriston Castle grounds (free).

The Edinburgh Kyoto Friendship Garden is within the grounds of Lauriston Castle which we visit on a weekly basis. ┬áThis is a perfect place to escape from busy city life. The Japanese garden was built to celebrate the twinning of Edinburgh and the Japanese prefecture of Kyoto was opened in August 2002, but many Edinburgh […]