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Violinist from Okinawa returns to her hometown to perform

Violinist from Okinawa returns to her hometown to perform

October 8, 2019 Ryukyu Shimpo
Yoko Takaesu

Ryoko Berkes (maiden name Sunagawa), 47, originally from Naha is a violinist who is a part of a Hungarian orchestra.

Classical music is popular in Hungary, which is located in Eastern Europe. According to a representative of the Friends of Canon Club, which is familiar with classical music, it is rare to see a person originally from Okinawa become a member of a European orchestra.

Ryoko arrived in Okinawa with about 80 of...

 

Okinawa art troupe performs Ryubu at Hue festival in Vietnam

Okinawa art troupe performs Ryubu at Hue festival in Vietnam

May 1, 2016 Ryukyu Shimpo

By Naoki Isa in Hue, Vietnam

On the evening of April 29, Hue festival 2016 opened in Hue, the ancient capital of Vietnam. The Okinawan traditional dance troupe led by performing artist Hisae Takamine appeared on the stage at the opening ceremony held in front...