SGI-Nepal Hosts Culture Festival
On January 5, 2008, SGI-Nepal hosted a culture festival at the SGI-Nepal Peace Center in Kathmandu, celebrating January 2, SGI President Daisaku Ikeda's 80th birthday. Some 70 performers presented songs and dances for an audience of over 400 SGI members and their families, friends and local residents. SGI-Nepal Arts Division Chief Bijen Raj Shrestha remarked that in preparing for the festival, the participants were able to deepen trust, cooperation and friendship among themselves and in their communities.
[Adapted from an article in the January 29, 2008 issue of the Seikyo Shimbun, Soka Gakkai, Japan]