The Scottish Highland Games... 30 years in Tokyo!!
Usual attendance is 1200 - 1400 people... Come join the fun!
Date: Sunday 7th October
Time: 10:30am - 4:30pm The Games will happen, rain or shine!
Place: Kanda University of International Studies, Chiba
Tickets: JPY1,500(adults), JPY600(students), Free(12 and under)
Please join us on Sunday 7th October 2012 for the 30th Japan Scottish Highland Games at Kanda University of International Studies in Makuhari, Chiba.
For one day of the year you can experience a small corner of Scotland with the taste of haggis and whisky, watch men toss the caber, hammers, stones and other heavy weights; or be beguiled by the dancers, pipers and drummers with their wonderful sights and sounds.
There is a full programme of competitive events throughout the day, including:
Tossing the caber, putting the stane and other feats of physical prowess, including a champion competitor and judge flown in from Scotland for the Games.
Piping and Drumming:
Bagpipes and drumming competition open to all, again judges brought to Japan from Scotland
Scottish Highland and Country Dancing:
Watch performances of the Reel, the Scottish Lilt, country dancing and much more, judges from Scotland
An adult's and a children's football tournament will be organised by the Tokyo Metropolis League
Other events on the day include:
Tug o' War
Children's heavy events
Plenty of food and drink will be on sale on the day and there will be a multitude of stalls offering gifts and information about Scotland.
All this for JPY1,500 for adults, JPY600 for students and children (12 and under) come in free!
Dress code is informal though kilt-wearers are always welcome.
Please get the date in your diary and start inviting your friends for a day of fun and friendship. The Games will happen, rain or shine!
For more information, please visit the Highland Games' dedicated web site: http://www.japanhighlandgames.com/