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Culture | May 17 2011

SGI-Nepal Holds Third Culture Festival

SGI-Nepal Holds Third Culture Festival

SGI-Nepal held its third Culture Festival on May 17, at the Rashtriya Nach Ghar, a culture hall in Kathmandu. The festival, which involved five months of preparation by 170 stage performers and a team of 55 behind-the-scenes support staff, drew an audience of 1,000--some 600 more people than in 2008. ... read more

Culture | May 14 2011

Singapore Soka Association Holds "Friendship for Peace" Concerts

Singapore Soka Association Holds "Friendship for Peace" Concerts

Singapore Soka Association held the first of a two-concert series which is part of SSA's ongoing "Friendship for Peace" concerts at the SSA Ikeda Culture Auditorium on April 30. ... read more

Culture | May 12 2011

Paying Tribute to Salvador Dali

Paying Tribute to Salvador Dali

The opening ceremony for the exhibition "Tribute to Imagination: Salvador Dalí Crystal Sculpture" was held on May 12 at Soka Gakkai Malaysia's Exhibition Hall, Wisma Kebudayaan. ... read more

Culture | May 6 2011

SGI-Hong Kong Holds Erhu Music Appreciation Seminar

SGI-Hong Kong Holds Erhu Music Appreciation Seminar

Erhu master Wang Guotong was invited by SGI-Hong Kong to give a talk at the SGI-Hong Kong Culture Centre as part of the center's series of culture seminars on May 6. ... read more

Culture | Apr 1 2011

SGI-Panama Hosts Photo Contest

SGI-Panama Hosts Photo Contest

On March 31, a photo contest with the theme "Flowers of Panama" was held at the SGI-Panama Peace Auditorium in Panama City. The contest, inspired by SGI President Daisaku Ikeda's February 1987 poem dedicated to SGI-Panama members, aimed to promote appreciation for the beauty of Panamanian flowers and respect for the environment. ... read more

Culture | Mar 12 2011

Exhibition on Life and Work of Chinese Writer Xie Bingxin Opens in Taiwan

Exhibition on Life and Work of Chinese Writer Xie Bingxin Opens in Taiwan

An exhibition showcasing the life and works of renowned Chinese writer Xie Bingxin (1900-99) opened at Taiwan Soka Association's Zhi Shan Culture Center in Taipei on March 12. ... read more

Culture | Mar 7 2011

SGI-Argentina Holds Culture Festival

SGI-Argentina Holds Culture Festival

On March 5-7, SGI-Argentina held a Soka Youth Peace Culture Festival at the SGI-Argentina Peace Auditorium in Buenos Aires. The event commemorated March 16, a day within the SGI that symbolizes the mentor entrusting his disciples with the task of working for world peace. ... read more

Culture | Feb 12 2011

Singapore Soka Association Members Join Chinese New Year Parade

Singapore Soka Association Members Join Chinese New Year Parade

On February 12, Singapore Soka Association (SSA) members performed in the 2011 Chinese New Year Chingay Parade at Singapore's Marina Bay. S. R. Nathan, President of Singapore, attended the event.Spearheading the procession was a dragon dance display consisting of a pair of 88-meter long dragons, manned by dancers from Xi'an, China. ... read more

Culture | Jan 30 2011

Celebrating "The Transformative Power of Jazz" in Boston

Celebrating "The Transformative Power of Jazz" in Boston

On January 30, SGI-USA members in Boston, Massachusetts, held an event titled "The Transformative Power of Jazz," at the SGI-USA Culture Center in Boston. ... read more

Culture | Jan 30 2011

3, 500 SGI-Hong Kong Youth Perform in Culture Festival

3, 500 SGI-Hong Kong Youth Perform in Culture Festival

From January 29-30, SGI-Hong Kong held a culture festival at AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong. Guests totaled 30,000 and included Jao Tsung-I, emeritus professor of Chinese Language and Literature at the Chinese University of Hong Kong; Yang Wu, vice chairman of the Standing Committee of the People's Congress of Guangzhou Municipality and representatives from universities in Hong Kong and Guangzhou. ... read more

Culture | Jan 23 2011

SGI-Macau Commemorates 20th anniversary of SGI President's Visit

SGI-Macau Commemorates 20th anniversary of SGI President's Visit

On January 23, SGI-Macau held a culture festival at the Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) auditorium marking the 11th anniversary of Hong Kong's return of sovereignty to China. ... read more

Culture | Jan 22 2011

"Beethoven Festa" held at SGI-Austria Culture Center

"Beethoven Festa" held at SGI-Austria Culture Center

On January 22, SGI-Austria hosted a "Beethoven Festa" at the SGI-Austria Culture Center. Over 100 were treated to a piano concert of Ludwig van Beethoven's (1770-1827) works performed by various musicians and accompanied by dance. ... read more

Culture | Jan 15 2011

Collected Paintings of Liu Yu Shown at Taiwan Soka Association Headquarters

Collected Paintings of Liu Yu Shown at Taiwan Soka Association Headquarters

The opening ceremony for an exhibition of the collected paintings of the renowned Taiwanese painter Liu Yu took place at Taiwan Soka Association's (TSA) headquarters, Zhi Shan Culture Center, in Taipei on January 15. More than 30 students and friends of Professor Liu attended the opening ceremony. ... read more

Culture | Jan 15 2011

Exhibition on Franz Liszt and the Romantic Era Shown at Min-On Concert Association

Exhibition on Franz Liszt and the Romantic Era Shown at Min-On Concert Association

The Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo, Japan, is displaying an exhibition on music from the Romantic era, in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Franz Liszt (1811-1886). ... read more

Culture | Jan 9 2011

"Boys and Girls Art of Hope Exhibition" Shown in Tokyo

"Boys and Girls Art of Hope Exhibition" Shown in Tokyo

The 25th "Boys and Girls Art of Hope Exhibition" was on display from December 23 to January 9, 2011, at the Josei Toda International Center in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo, Japan. ... read more