Violin Teacher Of Princess' Fiance-to-be Delights In Student's Passion

Violin teacher of princess' fiance-to-be delights in student's passion

Japanese Princess Mako's fiance-to-be lists playing the violin as one of his hobbies, and has one person particularly delighted at his continued passion for the instrument -- his childhood violin teacher.

"He was a student who diligently worked hard" at the violin, Junko Yamauchi, 66, said of Kei Komuro, who attended her violin school in Yokohama, southwest of Tokyo, from age 3 to the upper years of elementary school.

English Language Teachers Spreading Passion For "sanuki Udon" Noodles

English language teachers spreading passion for

A pair of English teachers from a Kagawa Prefecture language school are promoting to foreign visitors "sanuki udon" noodle bowls, an udon dish popular in the western Japan prefecture, through a poster explaining the intricacies of eating at a local noodle shop.

More than 200 copies of the poster, titled "An English Guide to Sanuki Udon" and made by American Jeremy Lanig and his British coworker Gary Wilkinson, have been distributed to udon eateries in Kagawa.

Share Our Passion: Stowmarket Judo Club

Share our passion: Stowmarket Judo ClubWant to try a new sport in 2017? Gail sings the praises of judo, where ‘the females always fight harder!’

Ealife: I’m a bit… ahem… more flabby than I ought to be. Does that rule me out?

Gail Aldous, Stowmarket Judo Club treasurer and welfare officer: No, not at all – all weights are catered for. Judo is a surprisingly tough and hard workout which would help with overall fitness for everyone.

2 Friends Turn Passion For Records Into Profit

2 friends turn passion for records into profitOff a busy street in Tokyo’s Akasaka area, a cozy music bar called Your Song sits on the second floor of a multistory building containing various businesses. Visitors open a heavy steel door to find a softly lit, 86-square-meter hideaway that plays music including the Beatles and the Eagles.

The All-new Mazda Mx-5: A Passion For Fun

2015 Chicago Auto Show : Mazda specs new MX-5 Miata with accessoriesIts aggressive KODO-inspired lines seem in motion even when parked, but look best on the road with the top down. The newest version of the bestselling roadster ever remains true to its roots while offering state-of-the-art safety and connectivity systems. Having inspired innovations like SKYACTIV Technology, the MX-5 now gets the full range, specially tuned for its front engine, rear drive layout.

Yamaha To Exhibit 'passion And Performance' With Game-changing New Products At The 2014 Namm Show

Yamaha to Exhibit 'Passion and Performance' With Game-Changing New Products at the 2014 NAMM ShowYamaha will introduce a formidable lineup of products under its 'Passion and Performance' theme at the 2014 NAMM Show, to be held January 23 to 26 in Anaheim, California, USA. As the world's largest musical instrument manufacturer, Yamaha adopted the theme to underscore the company's dedication to, and honor for, the instruments and products the company designs and builds.

Scientist With A Passion For Cultivating Young Talent

Scientist with a passion for cultivating young talentHigh on a hill overlooking the center of Washington quietly stands a solitary mansion, long closed off to the public. Completed in 1802, it was built with the same bricks as the White House. With a well-kept garden about the same size as the baseball ground inside Tokyo Dome, it is now home to Sachiko Kuno.

Infiniti : A Passion For Driving

Infiniti : A Passion for DrivingInfiniti Red Bull Racing driver Sebastian Vettel is the youngest four-time consecutive FIA Formula One World Champion in the history of the sport. While in Japan recently, Vettel spoke with the Global Media Center's Coco Masters about his passion for driving and the experiences that helped him become the F1 champion that he is today, starting in childhood with kart racing.

Nissan Passion Genome To Link People And Their Passions Using Social Media

Nissan Passion Genome to Link People and Their Passions Using Social MediaOur passions are what make us who we are. They add purpose, perspective and joy to our lives, they bring us closer to our friends and relatives and they spark connections between perfect strangers. To release the power of our passions and demonstrate how shared interests bring people together - and to promote the all-new 2014 Versa Note - Nissan is launching an interactive and shareable social media experience known as the Passion Genome.