Donation Presented to Kokoro Smile Project 

Donation collected during the 11th Circle Wind Concert in the amount of 250,000 Japanese Yen was hand-delivered to Ms. Shimura, President of Kokoro Smile Project located at Hebita district, Ishinomaki, Miyagi on October 16, 2018. The amount represents $1,154 mostly given by the audience of 9.12 concert plus additional amount matched by NPO Circle Wind Memorial Concert.

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Shirota visited Kokoro Smile on Oct. 16 in Ishinomaki and directly delivered Japanese Yen 250,000 to Ms. Shimura to support their grief-care activities .for children and mothers who lost their families.


Girls from Tomares Visited Ikuei Japanese School 

Choir members of Escolania de Tomares, Seville, Spain who were invited to participate in the 11th Annual Circle Wind Concert held on September13, 2018, paid a visit to Ikuei Japanese Children's School in New Jersey on September 14. It started with Principal Mr. Okamoto's welcome speech in Spanish and various performances by Ikuei students followed. Girls of Tomares also demonstrated their wonderful performances by singing and dancing by return. They sang "Akai Hana, Shiroi Hana ( Red Flowers, White Flowers ) together and played together at the playground. They really enjoyed the company of this special and unique culture exchange program. Some of the Japanese students with Ikuei School are scheduled to fly to Seville next spring as a member of Circle Wind Boys & Girls to participate in another culture exchange program there and will meet the girls of Excolania de Tomares in Seville again.


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What Magnificent Performances !! 

What remarkable and magnificent performances we have seen at the 11th annual Circle Wind Concert !
All the performers, thank you so much for your participation and such memorable performances. Thanks to you the concert was a great success ! We are very proud of you guys.

Here are some of the performances by the artists during their stages2018 concert COBU2L
COBU, dynamic performances of Japanese traditional drums and modern pop dances

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Circle Wind Boys & Girls Choir sang a traditional Japanese children song , Natu wa Kinu

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Escolania de Tomares showed maginificent performance with traditional flamenco dance.

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Japan Choral Harmony TOMO sang an American standard song "Dream" with its own arrangement and a few pieces of West Side Story

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Circle Wind Chamber Ensemble makes its debut at the concert receiving overwhelming applause.

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Gorgeous finale singing Hanawa Saku with all the participants.