Joanna Lumley has become the first award recipients of the 2017 Scottish Samurai
Besides being a well known BAFTA TV award winning actress, former model, author and voice over artist, Joanna has been a great advocate for human rights for Survival International and the Ghurka Justice
She is also a great supporter of Animal welfare charities such as Compassion in World Farming and Vegetarians International Voice for Animals.
Her recent documentary ‘Joanna Lumley’s Japan’ was a great hit with the Samurai Award’s membership and U.K. audience.
The Scottish Samurai awards were founded in Aberdeen by Culter resident and international 9th Dan Karate instructor Ronnie Watt OBE, ORS to celebrate those who serve and excel. The award of Great Shogun recognises those who have reached the ultimate achievement in their field.
Joanna Lumley has said she is very proud and very humbled to receive the honour and she is:
“thrilled to be a Scottish Samurai.”
Ronnie Watt is delighted to add Joanna to the ever-growing list of Samurai.
Some of the previous award winners include Sean Connery, Billy Connolly, Alex Salmond, Aberdeen City Council, Sir Ian Wood, Lord Charles Bruce, Compton Ross, Tommy Dreelan and the current and former Japanese Consul Generals of Japan in Edinburgh.
Each year the Scottish Samurai awards grow and continues to encourage and recognise people from different walks of life for their positive contributions to society and those around them.
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