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Elmhurst students present 1000 origami cranes as tribute to the Japanese people
After Birmingham Royal Balletís Gala fundraising performance of Daphnis and ChloŽ and The Dream in Tokyo, those Elmhurst students on the tour presented 1000 origami cranes to Norio Takahashi, Administrative Director of the tour's promoter NBS. The cranes were made by students and staff at the school in the wake of the Japan earthquake and tsunami in March; they symbolise the school's support and appreciation for Japan through the difficult times. Presenting 1000
origami cranes is a symbol of world peace and according to ancient legend grants the bearer a wish.