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Back to listFeb 2, 2006

Soka Gakkai Remembers Victims of the Great Hanshin Earthquake

SGI-Thailand chorus performs at coronation anniversary celebrations

On January 19-25, the 2nd International Orchid Festival was held at Maejo University, Chiang Mai, Thailand, celebrating the 60th coronation anniversary of his Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. SGI-Thailand chorus members performed at a commemorative ceremony on January 23, graced by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand.

[Since 1961, SGI President Daisaku Ikeda has visited Thailand six times and met with His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand three times, to promote cultural and friendship exchanges between Japan and Thailand. With the support of His Majesty King Bhumibol, Soka University in Hachioji, Tokyo, hosted the "Special Exhibition of His Majesty's Photographs" in 1989 and the "Special Concert of the Musical Compositions of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand" in 1993.]