Embassy of Japan
October 6, 2015
6:00 pm
Japan Information & Culture Ctr
1150 18th Street NW, St 100
Washington DC 20036

The Japan Information and Culture Center Presents

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Japan Self Defense Force Ensemble | October 6, 2015 | Tuesday6:00PM  

Please join us for an evening of Japanese and English music played by premier band members from each branch of the Japan Self Defense Force (SDF) . Eight talented performers from the Ground, Maritime, and Air services will perform familiar and heartwarming selections such asSakura ( さくら ), You Raise me Up ( ユーレイズミーアップ ) , and Inori: A Prayer ( 祈り ).

Often performing for state guests and official visitors at national events, the JSDF ensemble is offering this special show to confirm its dedication to global peace and stability during the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

- Featured Performers -

Ground SDF Central Band

Sergeant First Class Hisato Kobayashi
Staff Sergeant Tomohiro Ogi
Sergeant Nonki Yoshimura
Sergeant Hirotaka Takaishi

Maritime SDF Band, Tokyo

Petty Officer First Class Sawako Ota
Petty Officer Second Class Yukari Miyake

Air SDF Central Band

Technical Sergeant Yuki Tsukayama
Technical Sergeant Shunichi Namioka

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required for security purposes.
Click here to register.

Doors open at 5:30PM and will close once seating is full or promptly at 6:30PM, whichever occurs first.

Registered guests will be seated on a first come, first served basis. Please note that seating is limited and registration does not guarantee guests a seat.

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