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Culture | Dec 18 2011

Soka Drum and Bugle Corps Win Awards

Soka Drum and Bugle Corps Win Awards

From December 17-18, three Soka Gakkai drum and bugle corps participated in the 39th All-Japan Marching Band and Baton Twirling Contest sponsored by the Japan Marching Band & Baton Twirling Association at the Saitama Super Arena. ... read more

Culture | Nov 12 2011

SSA Youth Dance for Unity

SSA Youth Dance for Unity

At the Singapore Soka Association (SSA) Headquarters the Soka Youth Dance Crew put on a dance show called ONE Production: Many in Body, One in Mind. ... read more

Culture | Nov 4 2011

SGI Youth Festival Held in Venezuela

SGI Youth Festival Held in Venezuela

On November 4, SGI-Venezuela youth members held a Soka Youth Festival at Teatro Teresa Carreño in Caracas. ... read more

Culture | Oct 19 2011

"Jamaica Rocks!" Tour of Japan Showcases Rich Musical Culture

"Jamaica Rocks!" Tour of Japan Showcases Rich Musical Culture

The Min-On Concert Association invited a group of musicians and dancers from Jamaica to showcase the island's culture in "Jamaica Rocks!"--a show which toured 24 cities in Japan between September 9 and October 19. ... read more

Culture | Sep 11 2011

Open Day Held at SGI-Germany's Villa Sachsen Grand Culture Center

Open Day Held at SGI-Germany's Villa Sachsen Grand Culture Center

In celebration of European Heritage Days, SGI-Germany's Villa Sachsen Grand Culture Center in Bingen held an Open Day on September 11. The villa, designated an important historic and cultural monument in the city, attracted over 1,300 visitors. ... read more

Culture | Sep 7 2011

SGI-Brazil Youth Celebrate Brazil's Independence Day

SGI-Brazil Youth Celebrate Brazil's Independence Day

SGI-Brazil's young men's Taiyo (Sun) Brass Band and young women's Nova Era (New Era) Fife-and-Drum Corps participated in Brazil's Independence Day celebrations throughout the country on September 7. ... read more

Culture | Aug 15 2011

Singapore Soka Association Performs in National Day Parade

Singapore Soka Association Performs in National Day Parade

On August 9, the Singapore Soka Association (SSA) participated in Singapore's National Day Parade (NDP) 2011, at Marina Bay--an event attended by some 30,000 people. The event marked the country's 46th year of independence. ... read more

Culture | Aug 14 2011

Seafarers' Photography Exhibition Shown at the "Hanse Sail Rostock" Festival

Seafarers' Photography Exhibition Shown at the "Hanse Sail Rostock" Festival

The exhibition "Beyond the Horizon," a collection of photographs taken by the Hato-kai--a group of SGI men involved in maritime occupations--was shown at the biggest maritime event, Hanse Sail Rostock, in Rostock City, Germany, from August 8-14. ... read more

Culture | Jul 17 2011

SGI-Philippines Hosts Youth Friendship Culture Festival

SGI-Philippines Hosts Youth Friendship Culture Festival

On July 17, SGI-Philippines held a Youth Friendship Culture Festival at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City near Manila, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of José Rizal (1861-96) and the 20th anniversary of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s first visit to the Philippines. ... read more

Culture | Jul 15 2011

Works from Beijing Palace Museum Exhibited in Hokkaido

Works from Beijing Palace Museum Exhibited in Hokkaido

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between Japan and China, the Tokyo Fuji Art Museum (TFAM) is exhibiting The Palace of Heaven on Earth: Works from the Palace Museum in Beijing, at the Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art. ... read more

Culture | Jun 26 2011

SGI-New Zealand Brass Band Performs at Community Friendship Concert

SGI-New Zealand Brass Band Performs at Community Friendship Concert

SGI-New Zealand's Victorious March Brass Band appeared with the Manukau Concert Band for their 9th joint concert at the SGI-New Zealand Culture Centre in Auckland on June 26. ... read more

Culture | Jun 26 2011

SGI-Austria Celebrates 30th Anniversary

SGI-Austria Celebrates 30th Anniversary

SGI-Austria held a Friendship Meeting at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of SGI-Austria's formation on June 25. ... read more

Culture | Jun 19 2011

Soka Gakkai Indonesia Contributes to Cultural Activities

Soka Gakkai Indonesia Contributes to Cultural Activities

Kongres Wanita Indonesia (KOWANI) sponsored an event in Jakarta, Indonesia, in conjunction with the 3rd ASEAN Confederation of Women's Organization (ACWO) Board Meeting. ... read more

Culture | Jun 5 2011

Russian Folk Ensemble Tours Taiwan

Russian Folk Ensemble Tours Taiwan

At the invitation of Taiwan Soka Association's (TSA) Chin Shuan Cultural and Educational Foundation, the Russian Folk Ensemble held six performances in the cities of Kaohsiung, Changhua and Taipei. ... read more

Culture | May 22 2011

Taiwan Soka Association Holds Community Friendship Culture Festivals

Taiwan Soka Association Holds Community Friendship Culture Festivals

Taiwan Soka Association held a Community Friendship Culture Festival themed "Cherish Earth, Love Taiwan" in 95 venues throughout Taiwan from April 3 to May 22. More than 4.1 million people participated in this event. ... read more