Mika - 7th Grade, Yumi - 6th Grade, Emi - 6th Grade, Misa - 4th Grade.
Fukuoka East Rotary Club Social Gathering It was a request from the public relations office of the Kitakyushu Coca Cola (present Coca Cola West Japan). "American Southern White Music" forum Place:Fukuoka American Center It was a forum of Professor Mitsui (on the left with eMountain Dulcimerf) from Kanazawa University English literature department. Mr.Hashimoto (to the right) is his colleague. Michinoku bluegrass festival Place:Iwate Koiwai Farm The 18-wheeler track was used for a stage. We have a mild weather in Fukuoka in this time of year, but It was freezing outside in Iwate prefecture. Takarazuka bluegrass festival We practiced over and over in order to play well to the large audience at the festival. Mr. David Jones & Mrs. Jones Mr. Hashimoto and I went to see Dr. David Jones, a professor of anthropology from Central Florida University. He came here as a fulbright visiting professor at Kyushu University and Seinan Gakuin University. He closely looked at Misa's guitar and said, "You know what? I wanted to have this guitar!"