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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

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