Monthly Archives: August 2015

See what we’ve been up to!

Japan Matsuri 2015: Nambu Ushioi Uta, Akita Ondo, Kokiriko

Japan Matsuri 2015: Hokkai Bon Uta, Akita Funakata Bushi

Japan Matsuri 2015: Akita Funakata, part of Nambu Ushio

Japan Matsuri 2015: Kokiriko

Additionally, one of our members has done an arrangement of Kokiriko!

Kokiriko – E.Jarnes


September News

We have a number of upcoming performances – please do come along!
• 19 Sept 2015, Japan Matsuri, Trafalgar Square, London, 1.15-1.30pm
• 5 Oct 2015, Lincoln Japan Festival, evening: a few members provide music for the Japanese folk-tale play “Yama – Tales of Shonai”
• 7 Nov 2015: Manchester Doki Doki Festival, afternoon
• 27/28/29 Nov 2015 (one of these dates): Hyper Japan Christmas Market, Tobacco Dock, London

Please also come along to our open day on 3 Oct 2015! Absolute beginners and more experienced performers are most welcome. Additionally, no knowledge of Japanese is needed!

Here are our upcoming rehearsal dates:

Saturdays 11am-3pm at SOAS in the main building.
• 12 Sept 2015 (mostly practicing for the Japan Matsuri)
• 10 Oct 2015 (more newbies please!)
• 24 Oct 2015 (focus on practice for Manchester Doki Doki Festival)
• 31 Oct 2015 (more Doki Doki practice)
• 14 Nov 2015 (begin practice for Hyper Japan)
• 21 Nov 2015 (more practice for Hyper Japan)
• 12 Dec 2015 [Room 116 (above foyer)] = Last of 2015! Followed by PARTY!