Soka Renaissance Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps Wins at National Competition
On September 7, 2008, the Soka Renaissance Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps won top honors for the fifth time in the Japan Cup Marching Band and Baton Twirling National Competition held at the Sendagaya Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium in Tokyo. The band, with a performance titled "Tribal Conquest," also received the Tokyo Governor's Trophy in the general marching section. Soka University's Pride of Soka also won the third prize in the senior division of the drum-and-bugle corps competition.
[Adapted from an article in the September 9, 2008 issue of the Seikyo Shimbun, Soka Gakkai, Japan]