9 Nov 2011

Kirin Ichiban Fest

[Alcoholic Beverage]
I am amazed how they can turn this:
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Into this:
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For 4 – 5th of November 2011, the Fountain @ Clarke Quay turns into a venue bringing you high quality Japanese Entertainment.
Special Thanks to Asia Pacific Brewery (APB) and Hpility for the invitation to the event on Saturday!
Special VIP Access! (:
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The night started with APB and Kirin Singapore’s representatives on the stage!
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First performance by Kuni-ken! They are a Shamisen (三味線) band. When you think of Shamisen, you may think that it is largely traditional. With modern arrangements, they fused the traditional and contemporary music together!
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Rock on!
They did a collaboration with the next performer,Takahiro! He is a dancer, a choreographer, and a stage director!
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See how flexible is he!
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His solo segment!
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During the break, we went to take photos with the Kirin Wall!SONY DSC_DSC0283
(Photos with ladies dressed in Kimono!)
Last (but not least) item of the day was by Hifana; a Japanese breakbeat group made up of KEIZOmachine! (Keizo Fukuda) and Juicy (Jun Miyata). Traditional Music + DJ !
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The four hours of great Japanese music and performances were accompanied with Kirin Beer! Imported from Japan!
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(I name this, The Kirin Castle! (: )
PS: Not drank nor constructed by me!
It goes well with Sushi and yakimono too!
The Grand Finale wraps up the whole Festival!
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[Anyway, drink responsibly!]

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