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. […]

REVIEW – Edinburgh Kyoto Friendship Garden

The Edinburgh – Kyoto Friendship Garden is within the grounds of Lauriston Castle which I visit requently and posted some pictures last year. With summer on its way, this 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 […]