Happy, proud kids, yet so sad that it is all over. They have had soooo much fun, made new friends, been encouraged to do their very best. It has been awesome.
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Lots of violin players...! Just had an announcement: "if you are taking photos, please sit down, as standing up and taking photos is very dangerous"!!
We made it to Matsumoto! It is fun being part of what feels like a huge festival. The town has really been taken over by the conference - street banners, shops welcoming us, volunteers on every corner waiting to escort us to wherever we need to go. Amazing! The city put on a great welcoming party at the Matsumoto castle. Was a lovely chance to see some different aspects of Japanese culture, and check out the 400 year old castle. Exhausted now - off to sleep aft...