Articls are written down below in the order of the issue timing.
Early summer flowers have replaced spring ones after only a month. (May 2017)
Spring flowers are shining cheerfully. Light green in the mountains, sky blue and lovely colors of flowers.
How splended this season is here !（ April 2017 ）
Late autumn atmosphere starts to prevail around this boundary of the mountain area.
Yellow rose has now become in full bloom and is shining in the garden. ( November 2015 )
Summer flowers have now been replaced with autumn flowers in our garden. ( October 2015 )
Like in the mountains, in front of our place,
many kinds of spring flowers are getting
in bloom. ( May 2015 ）
Some of the Special Events/Exhibitions so far presented in Galeria de Cafe Limon are introduced below
for your reference although those which will be given in the near future are as shown in the right
hand column of this home page titled "Special Events".
Beautiful sceneries of old houses and town streets in the mid-west England were presented. Many people
visited us to appreciate these pictures. Pictures presented for sale as well.
The restaurant was filled with beautiful harmonies of the Glee Club. In the second half
the audience also joined with the chorus and had a pleasant time together.
Just after the new year's celebration period, the party captioned above was held at "Cafe Limon"
among the people who support a railway painter, Hisashi Fukushima. Many guests were invited there.
and a Mayor of Hidaka City, Mr. Teruo Yagasaki was one of them.
Some snapshots then are shown below;
The Railway Picture Album Greeting Speech by a Chief of Group supporting
H. Fukushima, Mr. Y. Takano
Mr. T.Yagasaki, A Mayor of Hidaka City Mr. Hisashi Fukushima
YouTube video is available, here, although it's in Japanese.
Exhibits and sales of hand-knitted wears such as sweaters, jackets and stoles has been terminated as scheduled.
Yumi Yaginuma and her daughter, Naushika are staying at her Japanese hometown this summer. Good friends
in Yokotedai residential area are very pleased to see them closely. A welcome party was held at "Galeria de
Cafe Limon" on July 17th. There were plenty of pleasant talks such as lives in Italy, differences from Japan,
Naushika's experiences at Musashidai Elementary School and so on. Japanese popular songs were sang together at
the end of the party. The following pictures are showing some scenes then.
And YouTube video can be watched here .
A lot of people visited the Exhibition during the opening period and were impressed by his arts.
The following pictures show appearances of the opening reception given preceding the Exhibition"
・Harmonica & Guitar Yasujiro Asami
・Guitar, Charango & Caina Mutsumi Terashima
・Japanese Dance Ako Momokawa
See snapshots below and click here to see a YouTube movie
which includes three songs.
Some snapshots of pictures displayed in "Cafe Limon" are shown below. It's unfortunately disturbing
to reflect some lights from the windows on the surface of each picture.
○ Setsuko Ichimaru (Profile) Japanese Picture Painter、A member of Nitten、A Former Examiner of Nitten
○ Misako Okimura Pet Portrait Painter
○ Keiko Inoue Painter of Woods and Owls
・Marimba Ayumi Tanaka
Piano Koji Yamabe
Please enjoy the splendid performance shown in the following
snap pictures and the YouTube movie referred to at the bottom.
Sorry for the lower quality of those caused by the amateur
recording equipments and technique.
Refer here , a YouTube movie of Marimba Performance.
Four pieces are selected among those performed in the concert.
Total duration time of the movie is about ten minutes.
・Tsugaru Shamisen Performance Kouji Oyama
・Speech President Ozawa -- Ozawa Distillery Co.
・Organizer Owl Promotion
・Support Kuramoto Sawanoi
Please guess the atmosphere of the Party from the following snap pictures and YouTube video.
Click here, to enjoy the performance of the Tsugaru-shamisen - YouTube Video.
Niko is one of Chinese Strings Musical Instruments. (See pictures below for detail)
・Musician Ma Gaoyan - Niko Performer from Shanxi Province, China
・Musics Played Chinese, Japanese and other countries musics
Unbelievable big and beautiful sounds were flown from the tiny musical instrument.
A snapshot of Ma-san playing Niko earnestly at the concert below.
”Andean Music (Folklore) Concert”
・Artists S.Sasakubo、 Andean Music Guiterist
R.Moyano Argentine Guiterist
D.Aoki Zampona player
I.Osuno Peruvian Singer
The following pictures are snapshots taken at the concert and The YouTube video is reference to it.
"Mariachi Samurai Quartette Concert"
・Quartette Members Sam Moreno Singer
Cecilia Seo Violin
Cachito Terasawa Guitar
Shuzo Takeda Trumpet
"Jazz in the good old days" by Benny Watanabe Quartet and Masashi Mizuno
・Quartet Members ; Mayumi Watanabe (Clarinet), Kaoru Imaizumi (Piano), Shuichi Shima (Guitar)
Yoichi Ochiai (Bass)
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