Kitaro is recording Peace Bell in Shikoku, Japan





Kitaro’s music has long been renowned for its messages of peace and spirituality. In the wake of September 11, the artist began recording Sacred Journey Of Ku-kai,, an intended series of peace-themed albums (Vol. 1 released in 2003; Vol. 2 in 2005; Vol.3 in 2007), inspired by the classic Buddhist pilgrimage to the 88 sacred temples on Japan’s remote Shikoku Island, a journey taken by the beloved Buddhist monk Ku-kai over a millennium ago. “The wars of the world don’t come from outer space. People create them, people who have a war within themselves. I want to create music that eases the war within,” Kitaro says.

Kitaro was recording Peace Bell in Shikoku, Japan as following schedule now.

You might have a chance to see Kitaro’s recording.

2/12 (THU) 59 Kokubunji (国分寺) Imabari Ehime
2/13 (FRI) 60 Yokomineji (横峰寺) Saijō Ehime
HOLD (SAT) 61 Kōonji (香園寺) Saijō Ehime
HOLD (SUN) 62 Hōjuji (宝寿寺) Saijō Ehime
HOLD (MON) 63 Kichijōji (吉祥寺) Saijō Ehime
HOLD (TUE) 64 Maegamiji (前神寺) Saijō Ehime
HOLD (WED) 65 Sankakuji (三角寺) Shikokuchūō Ehime
The recording was cancelled due to technical problem

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