Corporate Profile

Corporate Profile

Corporate Information

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The Min-On Concert Association was founded in 1963 as a nonprofit, independent, nondenominational organization. Two years later in 1965, it was recognized as a legally incorporated foundation by the Japanese Ministry of Education. Today, Min-On is supported by more than one-million sustaining members throughout Japan.

The Min-On Culture Center, which opened on September 1, 1997, is Min-On’s corporate headquarters. Located a three-minute walk from JR Shinanomachi Station in the heart of Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo’s administrative center and a major business district, the building has seven floors above ground and two basement-level floors, and houses the Min-On Music Museum and Library, rehearsal studios, as well as Min-On’s corporate administrative offices.

Profile of the Min-On Concert Association

Established: October 18, 1963
Founder: Daisaku Ikeda
Incorporated: January 9, 1965
Headquarters Office: Min-On Culture Center
8, Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8588
Regional Offices: Sapporo, Sendai, Nagoya, Osaka, Hiroshima, Takamatsu and Fukuoka
Public Interest Activities: Tokyo International Music Competition, School Concerts, Admission-Free Concerts, Foreign Student Music Festival, Overseas Performances by Japanese Artists, The Min-On Music Museum and Library
Annual Undertakings:

Min-On holds approximately 1,100 profit-based concerts a year in addition to non-profit activities

Sustaining Members: Supported by more than one-million sustaining members
Corporate President: Hiroyasu Kobayashi (Executive Representative)
Vice President: Shigeo Iijima
Executive Director: Takakazu Watanabe
Directors: Koji Ikoma, Toshiyuki Yasuma, Hisao Kondo, Kazuto Ito
Auditor: Masayuki Miyayama, Keiji Ozaki
Contact Information: Phone: 03-5362-3400
Fax: 03-5365-3401
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English Website: http://www.min-on.org
Japanese Website: http://www.min-on.or.jp