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2005.6.17
 
The Japanese taiko and drum collaboration unit "Hida Jimbo" performs in Eastern Europe
  The unit "Hida Jinbo," made up of two of Japan's leading percussionists, the Japanese taiko drum performer Shuichi Hidano and drummer Akira Jinbo, will give a performance tour through four East European countries beginning on August 16. Using their exceptional drumming techniques to create a unique new form of percussion that combines Eastern and Western drum traditions, this duo has won international acclaim through performances at Britain’s largest drum festival “Rhythm Sticks” (2002) and a tour of the U.S. in 2003. This time they will participate in the Sziget Festival in Hungary, the Hodokvas festival in Slovakia, the Trutnov Open Air Music Festival in the Czech Republic and the Opole Jazz Rock Meeting in Poland.
+Aug 16: Sziget Festival / Budapest (Hungary)
http://www.sziget.hu/festival_english/travel
+Aug 17: Millenáris Budapest (Hungary)
+Aug 19: Hodokvas /Pezinok (Slovakia)
http://www.hodokvas.sk
+Aug 21: Trutnov Openair Festival/Trutnov (Czech Rep.)
http://trutnov.openair.cz/
+Aug 24-25: Opole Jazz Rock Meeting/Opole (Poland)
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