Orchestral Harmony by Tupou Tertiary Institute and Kumamoto Prefecture, part 2

2019/8/29
Six staffs of the Tupou Tertiary Institute's School of Music visited the Embassy of Japan in Tonga on Monday morning, 26 August 2019, to report the result of their visit to Kumamoto Prefecture in Japan to His Excellency Mr. Tetsuya Ishii, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Kingdom of Tonga. Present at the courtesy call were Rev.Dr.'Ungatea Kata, Director of the Institute and Mr.Save Mataele, Chief of the Orchestra, and Ms.Kaori Onoue, Music Instructor working as a JICA volunteer here in Tonga.

The 13 students and 3 directors visited Kumamoto prefecture from 7th to 13th August and participated in various concerts in Kumamoto city and Takamori town, some of which contained the collaboration with Japanese Orchestra.
Rev.Dr.'Ungatea Kata said people in Kumamoto were so kind and friendly that they also taught the students some Japanese words. She sincerely wishes they could continue this relationship and seek future mutual visits.