"Asia Peace and Arts Festival" Comes to Japan
The Min-On Concert Association's third "Asia Peace and Arts Festival" opened April 6 at the Nakano Sun Plaza Hall in Nakano Ward, Tokyo. Artists from China, Korea, Mongolia, Russia and Japan created a dynamic and vivid stage, expressing their respective histories, traditions and lifestyles through song, music and dance. Min-On began the "Asia Peace and Arts Festival" began in 1999 with the idea of bringing together artists from across Asia to provide a venue for creating bonds of friendship and peace, transcending cultural and national boundaries. Ambassadors and staff of various embassies, including Turkey, Bangladesh, Myanmar, China, Korea, Mongolia, India, Sri Lanka and Viet Nam, were among the guests in attendance.
[Shows in April: 4/8--Chiba; 4/11--Sapporo; 4/12--Asahikawa; 4/15--Sagamihara; 4/17--Kobe; 4/18-Osaka; 4/19--Kyoto; 4/21--Hiroshima. For information, contact the Min-On Ticket Center: 03-3226-9999].