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Congo ambassador calls on Min-On

Congo ambassador calls on Min-On

On May 31, His Excellency Nsenda Lukumwena, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Republic of Congo to Japan, visited the Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo. He was greeted by Min-On President Koji Yamaguchi, Vice President Yasuharu Ito,...

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Argentine ambassador visits Min-On

Argentine ambassador visits Min-On

On March 15, His Excellency Rubén Eduardo Miguel Tempone, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Argentine Republic to Japan, visited the Min-On Concert Association. He was welcomed by Min-On President Koji Yamaguchi, Vice President Yasuharu Ito,...

China friendship delegations call on Min-On

China friendship delegations call on Min-On

On March 14, members of three delegations and embassy officials from the People’s Republic of China paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association. They were: Vice President Yuan Mindao of the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries;...

Uzbekistan ambassador meets with Min-On officials

Uzbekistan ambassador meets with Min-On officials

On March 14, His Excellency Mukhsinkhuja Abdurakhmonov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Japan, called on the Min-On Concert Association. He was welcomed by Min-On President Koji Yamaguchi, Vice President Yasuharu Ito,...

Chinese acrobats call on Min-On

Chinese acrobats call on Min-On

On March 6, the China National Acrobatic Troupe visited the Min-On Concert Association. They were greeted by Min-On President Koji Yamaguchi, Executive Managing Director Hideshiro Akiya and Advisor Kazuto Ito. The troupe opened its Japan tour under Min-On’s auspices...

Eritrean ambassador visits Min-On

Eritrean ambassador visits Min-On

On March 5, His Excellency Estifanos Afeworki Haile, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Eritrea to Japan, called on the Min-On Concert Association. He was welcomed by Min-On President Koji Yamaguchi, Vice President Yasuharu Ito, Executive...

Cambodian ambassador calls on Min-On

Cambodian ambassador calls on Min-On

On February 28, 2024, His Excellency Tuy Ry, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Cambodia to Japan, called on the Min-On Concert Association. He was welcomed by Min-On President Koji Yamaguchi, Executive Managing Director Hideshiro Akiya,...

Nepali ambassador calls on Min-On

Nepali ambassador calls on Min-On

On February 27, 2024, His Excellency Dr. Durga Bahadur Subedi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nepal to Japan, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association. He was accompanied by his wife, Poonam R. Subedi; Ram Krishna Dhakal, one of Nepal’s...

Sudanese envoy visits Min-On

Sudanese envoy visits Min-On

On February 22, 2024, Chargé d'Affaires ad interim Ali Mohamed Ahmed Osman Mohamed of the Republic of the Sudan Embassy in Japan paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association. He was welcomed by Min-On President Koji Yamaguchi, Vice President Yasuharu Ito,...

Chargé d’Affaires ad interim of Haiti visits Min-On 

Chargé d’Affaires ad interim of Haiti visits Min-On 

On January 30, 2024, Dr. Watson Racius Denis, acting Chargé d'Affaires ad interim of the Republic of Haiti to Japan, called on the Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo. He was welcomed by Min-On President Kazuto Ito and Managing Director Kiyoshi Komatsu. In their...

Cuban ambassador calls on Min-On

Cuban ambassador calls on Min-On

On January 23, 2024, Her Excellency Gisela Beatriz García Rivera, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cuba to Japan, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo. She was welcomed by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive...

Argentine tango group Quintet del Ángel visits Min-On

Argentine tango group Quintet del Ángel visits Min-On

On January 23, 2024, the Argentine tango group Quintet del Ángel led by Humberto Ridolfi called on the Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo and were greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing Director Hideshiro Akiya and attending staff members. In way...

Chinese business delegation visits Min-On

Chinese business delegation visits Min-On

On November 15, a 25-member Chinese economic exchange delegation led by Dr. Chen Qiwei and which included Xinjiang Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai Honorary Chairman Deng Xuchun, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association. The delegates were welcomed by...

Argentine ambassador calls on Min-On

Argentine ambassador calls on Min-On

On November 24, His Excellency Rubén Eduardo Miguel Tempone, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Argentine Republic to Japan, visited the Min-On Concert Association. He was greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito and Executive Managing Director...

Renowned jazz flautist visits Min-On

Renowned jazz flautist visits Min-On

On November 29, Latin Grammy Award-winning jazz flautist Nestor Torres visited the Min-On Concert Association. In way of expressing his gratitude to the welcoming Min-On staff, Mr. Torres surprised everyone—including visitors—with an impromptu solo, playing “Till...

Costa Rican ambassador calls on Min-On

Costa Rican ambassador calls on Min-On

On November 7, His Excellency Alexander Salas Araya, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Costa Rica to Japan, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association. He was welcomed by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Managing Director...

Indian musical troupe visits Min-On

Indian musical troupe visits Min-On

On November 10, members of “Mumbai ☆ Star,” a performing arts troupe from India, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association. They later toured the Min-On Music Museum and enjoyed its collection of classic pianos and music boxes. “Mumbai ☆ Star” is an...

Rajaton visits Min-On in Tokyo

Rajaton visits Min-On in Tokyo

On November 10, Finland’s premier acapella group Rajaton called on the Min-On Culture Center. Upon entering the center, the group’s five members moved the greeting Min-On staff with a song expressing their gratitude for the warm welcome they received. The group also...

Anata Bolivia visits Min-On, rehearses at hall

Anata Bolivia visits Min-On, rehearses at hall

On November 6, the folklore group Anata Bolivia led by Hiroyuki Akimoto toured the Min-On Music Museum in Tokyo. Following the tour, which included taking in music box performances, the Bolivian group conducted a rehearsal at Min-On’s Museum Hall. Invited by Min-On,...

Guatemalan ambassador visits Min-On

Guatemalan ambassador visits Min-On

On November 2, His Excellency Manuel Estuardo Roldan Barillas, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Guatemala to Japan, called on the Min-On Concert Association. He was greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing Director...

German scholars visit Min-On

German scholars visit Min-On

On November 1, Professor Norma May Huss and Prof. Petra Wihofszky, both of whom are members of the Esslingen University of Applied Sciences faculty of social work, education and nursing sciences, visited the Min-On Culture Center. They were greeted by Executive...

Nepalese ambassador, cultural delegation calls on Min-On

Nepalese ambassador, cultural delegation calls on Min-On

On September 20, His Excellency Dr. Durga Bahadur Subedi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nepal to Japan, and his spouse, Poonam Subedi, were greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing Director Hideshiro Akiya and Managing Director...

Laotian ambassador visits Min-On

Laotian ambassador visits Min-On

On September 19, Her Excellency Phongsamouth Anlavan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to Japan, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association, with President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing Director...

‘FUTURE OF ASIA’ musicians visit Min-On

‘FUTURE OF ASIA’ musicians visit Min-On

On September 20, Thai and Japanese members of the “FUTURE OF ASIA” concert paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association. They were greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito and Executive Managing Director Hideshiro Akiya. The FUTURE OF ASIA unit is comprised of...

Hawaiian music and dance group visits Min-On

Hawaiian music and dance group visits Min-On

On August 30, members of the “Healing Hawaiian Music and Charming Hula Exquisite Sound Played by Pomaika’i and Kohala” tour visiting Japan at the invitation of the Min-On Concert Association, called on Min-On at its head office in Tokyo and toured the Min-On Music...

Georgian ambassador visits Min-On

Georgian ambassador visits Min-On

On August 17, 2023, His Excellency Teimuraz Lezhava, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to Japan, called on the Min-On Concert Association. He was welcomed by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing Director Hideshiro Akiya and Managing...

Albanian ambassador visits Min-On

Albanian ambassador visits Min-On

On August 4, 2023, His Excellency Gjergj Teneqexhiu, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Albania to Japan, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association. He was greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing Director...

Senior delegation from Chinese university visits Min-On

Senior delegation from Chinese university visits Min-On

On July 18, a delegation from China’s Hebei International Studies University led by President Sun Jianzhong and Vice President Xi Wei visited the Min-On Concert Association. The seven delegates were welcomed by Min-On President Kazuto Ito and Managing Director Kiyoshi...

El Salvadoran ambassador calls on Min-On

El Salvadoran ambassador calls on Min-On

On July 5, His Excellency Diego Alejandro Dalton Rosales, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of El Salvador to Japan, called on the Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo. He was welcomed by Min-On President Kazuto Ito and Managing Director...

Croatian ambassador visits Min-On

Croatian ambassador visits Min-On

On July 4, His Excellency Dražen Hrastič, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Croatia to Japan, and his wife, Blaženka Hrastič, called on the Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo. They were welcomed by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive...

Nicaraguan ambassador calls on Min-On

Nicaraguan ambassador calls on Min-On

On July 4, Her Excellency Sandy Anabell Davila Sandoval, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Nicaragua to Japan, called on the Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo. She was welcomed by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing Director...

Sweden Harmony members arrive in Japan, call on Min-On

Sweden Harmony members arrive in Japan, call on Min-On

On June 25 and 26, the Vokalharmonin vocal ensemble and The Uppsala Chamber Soloists flew to Japan respectively. The two groups are joining hands as the Sweden Harmony in a nationwide tour sponsored by the Min-On Concert Association, performing in a total of eight...

Nepal ambassador visits Min-On

Nepal ambassador visits Min-On

On June 20, His Excellency Dr. Durga Bahadur Subedi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nepal to Japan, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association. He was greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing Director Hideshiro Akiya and...

Ukrainian dance troupe arrives in Japan, visits Min-On

Ukrainian dance troupe arrives in Japan, visits Min-On

On June 13, 52 members of the “Ukrainian National Dance Company named after P. Virsky” flew to Narita International Airport via Poland on their third visit to Japan. The Company’s previous Japan tour—which was held at Min-On’s invitation—was in 2003; for its latest...

Faculty members from Ethiopia’s Bahir Dar University visit Min-On

Faculty members from Ethiopia’s Bahir Dar University visit Min-On

On May 26, 2023, Min-On Concert Association officials welcomed two faculty members from Bahir Dar University of Ethiopia. They were Dean Solomon Emishaw Awoke of the School of Health Sciences and Mulat Tirfie Bayih, assistant professor of College of Public Health. The...

Qatari ambassador visits Min-On

Qatari ambassador visits Min-On

On May 23, His Excellency Hassan Bin Mohammed Rafei Al-Emadi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to Japan, called on the Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo. He was welcomed by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing Director...

Delegation from Canada’s University of Guelph-Humber visits Min-On

Delegation from Canada’s University of Guelph-Humber visits Min-On

On May 20, 2023, Min-On Concert Association Executive Managing Director Hideshiro Akiya welcomed a delegation of students from the University of Guelph-Humber located in Toronto, Canada. The delegation, led by Paul Sherman, program head of the university’s Family and...

Syrian ambassador calls on Min-On

Syrian ambassador calls on Min-On

On May 18, 2023, Mr. Najib Elji, Chargé d’Affaires ad interim of the Embassy of the Syrian Arab Republic in Japan, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo. He was welcomed by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing Director Hideshiro...

Bahraini ambassador visits Min-On

Bahraini ambassador visits Min-On

On May 12, 2023, His Excellency Ahmed Mohamed Yusuf Aldoseri, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Bahrain to Japan, visited the Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo. He was welcomed by Min-On President Kazuto Ito and Managing Director Kiyoshi...

Iranian ambassador-designate calls on Min-On

Iranian ambassador-designate calls on Min-On

On April 25, 2023, His Excellency Peiman Seadat, Ambassador-Designate of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Japan, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo. He was greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing Director Hideshiro Akiya...

Polish ambassador visits Min-On

Polish ambassador visits Min-On

On April 18, 2023, His Excellency Pawel Milewski, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to Japan, visited the Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo. He was greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing Director Hideshiro...

Swedish ambassador calls on Min-On

Swedish ambassador calls on Min-On

On April 13, 2023, His Excellency Pereric Högberg, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Sweden to Japan, visited the Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo. He was greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing Director Hideshiro...

Turkmenistan ambassador visits Min-On

Turkmenistan ambassador visits Min-On

On April 5, 2023, His Excellency Atadurdy Bayramov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to Japan, visited the Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo. He was greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing Director Hideshiro Akiya and...

Tunisian ambassador visits Min-On

Tunisian ambassador visits Min-On

On March 28, 2023, His Excellency Mohamed Elloumi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tunisia to Japan, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo. He was greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing...

National Korean dance troupe visits Min-On

National Korean dance troupe visits Min-On

On March 16, 2023, six members of The National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association. They were greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito and Managing Director Hideshiro Akiya. The six were Yun Soon-ho and...

Kuwaiti ambassador calls on Min-On

Kuwaiti ambassador calls on Min-On

On March 14, 2023, His Excellency Sami Ghassab Muhammad Alzamanan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Kuwait to Japan, visited the Min-On Culture Center. Greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito and Managing Director Hideshiro Akiya, Ambassador...

Indonesian envoy visits Min-On Culture Center

Indonesian envoy visits Min-On Culture Center

On February 24, 2023, Meinarti Fauzie, Minister Counsellor of Media and Socioeconomic Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia to Japan, visited the Min-On Concert Association. She was greeted by Min-On Managing Director Hideshiro Akiya. In their meeting, Minister...

Jordanian ambassador visits Min-On Culture Center

Jordanian ambassador visits Min-On Culture Center

On February 16, 2023, Her Excellency Lina Annab, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to Japan, visited the Min-On Concert Association. She was greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing Director Hideo Murata...

Serbian ambassador visits Min-On Culture Center

Serbian ambassador visits Min-On Culture Center

On February 3, 2023, Her Excellency Aleksandr Kovač, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Serbia to Japan, visited the Min-On Concert Association. She was greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing Director Hideo Murata and...

Uzbek ambassador visits Min-On Culture Center

Uzbek ambassador visits Min-On Culture Center

On February 2, 2023, His Excellency Mukhsinkhuja Abdurakhmonov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Japan, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association. He was greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive...

Ecuadorian ambassador visits Min-On Culture Center

Ecuadorian ambassador visits Min-On Culture Center

On January 25, 2023, His Excellency César Augusto Montaño Huerta, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Ecuador to Japan, visited the Min-On Culture Center, where the Min-On Concert Association is headquartered. He was greeted by Min-On...

Iraqi ambassador visits Min-On Culture Center

Iraqi ambassador visits Min-On Culture Center

On January 24, 2023, His Excellency Abdul Kareem Toma Mehdi Kaab, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Iraq to Japan, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association. He was greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito and Executive...

Cuban ambassador and his wife visit Min-On

Cuban ambassador and his wife visit Min-On

On January 19, 2023, His Excellency Miguel Ángel RAMÍREZ Ramos, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cuba to Japan, and his wife called on the Min-On Concert Association. They were greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing...

Tango group star Facundo Lázzari dedicates song to Min-On founder

Tango group star Facundo Lázzari dedicates song to Min-On founder

On January 19, 2023, the legendary Argentine tango group La Juan D’arienzo Orchestra paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Culture Center, where they were welcomed by Min-On President Kazuto Ito, Executive Managing Director Hideo Murata and Managing Director Hideshiro...

Jamaican ambassador tours Min-On Culture Center

Jamaican ambassador tours Min-On Culture Center

On January 13, 2023, Her Excellency Shorna-Kay M. Richards, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Jamaica to Japan, called on the Min-On Concert Association’s Min-On Culture Center. She was greeted by President Kazuto Ito and other association officials....

Maltese ambassador calls on Min-On

Maltese ambassador calls on Min-On

On January 11, 2023, His Excellency Andre Spiteri, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Malta to Japan, visited the Min-On Concert Association’s Min-On Culture Center in Tokyo. He was greeted by Min-On President Kazuto Ito and other...

Yemeni ambassador visits Min-On Culture Center

Yemeni ambassador visits Min-On Culture Center

On December 21, 2022, His Excellency Adel Ali Ahmed Alsunaini, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Yemen to Japan, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association at its Min-On Culture Center in Tokyo. He was greeted by Min-On...

Slovenian ambassador visits Min-On

Slovenian ambassador visits Min-On

On December 9, Her Excellency Blanka Jamnišek, Ambassador of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia, visited the Min-On Concert Association at the Min-On Culture Center in Shinjuku, Tokyo. She was welcomed by Min-On’s Executive Managing Director...

Senior Chinese envoy visits Min-On

Senior Chinese envoy visits Min-On

On December 5, Minister-Counselor Jiang Enqiao of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Japan, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association at the Min-On Culture Center in Shinjuku, Tokyo. He was welcomed by Association President Kazuto Ito....

Bahraini ambassador visits Min-On

Bahraini ambassador visits Min-On

On December 2, His Excellency Ahmed Mohamed Yusuf Aldoseri, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to Japan, paid a courtesy call to the Min-On Concert Association at the Min-On Culture Center in Shinjuku, Tokyo. He was welcomed by Association President Kazuto Ito....

Korea’s super-group FLYING visits Min-On Culture Center

Korea’s super-group FLYING visits Min-On Culture Center

On November 28, entertainers of Korea’s FLYING paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Culture Center. They were greeted warmly by Min-On Concert Association President Kazuto Ito and later toured the newly renovated the music museum. FLYING is composed of 13 members, all...

New Ambassador of Republic of Ecuador to Japan visits Min-On

New Ambassador of Republic of Ecuador to Japan visits Min-On

On October 7, His Excellency César Augusto Montaño Huerta, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Ecuador to Japan, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association at the Min-On Office in Shinjuku, Tokyo. He was greeted by Association...

Outgoing Ambassador of Republic of Ecuador to Japan calls on Min-On

Outgoing Ambassador of Republic of Ecuador to Japan calls on Min-On

On March 9, His Excellency Jamie Barberis, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Ecuador to Japan, visited the Min-On Concert Association at the Min-On Office in Shinjuku, Tokyo. He was greeted by Association President Kazuto Ito and Managing...

Ambassador of Republic of Haiti to Japan visits Min-On

Ambassador of Republic of Haiti to Japan visits Min-On

On February 28, 2022, His Excellency Helph Monod Honorat, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Haiti to Japan, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Concert Association at the Min-On Office in Shinjuku, Tokyo. He was welcomed by President...

Korean Cultural Center in Japan Director visits Min-On’s office

Korean Cultural Center in Japan Director visits Min-On’s office

On December 20, Director Kong Hyung Sik of the Korean Cultural Center in Japan made an in-person visit to the Min-On’s office in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo. He was welcomed by Min-On President Kazuto Ito. In their meeting, Director Kong and President Ito shared views on...

Panamanian Ambassador Pere visits Min-On Culture Center

Panamanian Ambassador Pere visits Min-On Culture Center

On October 14, His Excellency Carlos Pere, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Panama to Japan, paid a courtesy call on the Min-On Culture Center in Tokyo. Min-On Concert Association President Kazuto Ito welcomed the Panamanian ambassador,...

Ambassador of Jamaica to Japan Visits the Min-On Culture Center

Ambassador of Jamaica to Japan Visits the Min-On Culture Center

On April 28, 2021, H.E. Ms. Shorna-Kay M. Richards, Ambassador of Jamaica, visited the Min-On Culture Center. During her discussion with Min-On President Kazuto Ito, the Ambassador shared that she deeply agrees with Min-On's founder's conviction that "Music knows no...

Ambassador of Burkina Faso to Japan Visits the Min-On Culture Center

Ambassador of Burkina Faso to Japan Visits the Min-On Culture Center

On April 12, 2021, H.E. Mr. Pascal Batjobo, Ambassador of Burkina Faso, visited the Min-On Culture Center. During his discussion with Min-On President Kazuto Ito, the Ambassador voiced his appreciation that Min-On's Music Journey to Burkina Faso featured the country’s...

Ambassador of Argentina to Japan Visits Min-On Cultural Center

Ambassador of Argentina to Japan Visits Min-On Cultural Center

On March 25, 2021, H.E. Mr. Guillermo Juan Hunt, Ambassador-Designate of Argentina, visited the Min-On Culture Center. During his visit, the Ambassador expressed his appreciation Min-On for hosting performances of tango, a keystone of Argentine culture, for over 50...

Ambassador of the Ukraine to Japan Visits Min-On Cultural Center

Ambassador of the Ukraine to Japan Visits Min-On Cultural Center

On February 10, 2021, H.E. Dr. Sergiy Korsunsky, Ambassador of the Ukraine visited the Min-On Culture Center and spoke with Min-On's President, Mr. Kazuto Ito. During their discussion, Ambassador shared that he wholeheartedly supports Min-On's mission to connect the...

Ambassador of Nicaragua to Japan Visits the Min-On Culture Center

Ambassador of Nicaragua to Japan Visits the Min-On Culture Center

On November 27, 2020, Ambassador Rodrigo Coronel Kinloch of the Republic of Nicaragua visited the Min-On Culture Center and spoke with Min-On's president, Mr. Kazuto Ito. Ambassador Kinloch was pleased that Nicaragua was featured in Min-On's Music Journey, an...

Colombian Ambassador Visits Min-On Culture Center

Colombian Ambassador Visits Min-On Culture Center

On June 28, 2019, H.E. Mr. Santiago Pardo, Ambassador in Japan for the Republic of Colombia, visited the Min-On Culture Center. During the discussion, Ambassador Pardo mentioned that it was Min-On who had introduced Colombian culture to Japan and that he hoped their...

Laos Ambassador Visits Min-On Culture Center

Laos Ambassador Visits Min-On Culture Center

On June 21, 2019, H.E. Mr. Viroth Sundara, Ambassador for the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, visited the Min-On Culture Center. Ambassador Sundara stated, “This year celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Japan-Mekong exchange year, and many events, including...

Ambassador of Palau to Japan Visits the Min-On Culture Center

Ambassador of Palau to Japan Visits the Min-On Culture Center

On March 22, 2019, H.E. Mr. Francis MATSUTARO Ambassador of the Republic of Palau, visited the Min-On Culture Center. Ambassador MATSUTARO stated that in this year 2019, the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Palau and Japan, he...

Swedish Ambassador Visits Min-On Culture Center

Swedish Ambassador Visits Min-On Culture Center

On March 14, 2019, H.E. Mr. Magnus Robach, the ambassador for Sweden in Japan, visited the Min-On Culture Center. Ambassador Robach expressed how moved he by Min-On’s actions, which have played an important role in building world peace through music, and that he...

Peruvian Ambassador Visits Min-On Culture Center

Peruvian Ambassador Visits Min-On Culture Center

On March 13, 2019, H.E. Mr. Harold Forsyth, ambassador for Peru in Japan, visited the Min-On Culture Center. Ambassador Forsyth stated that in 2019, the 120-year anniversary of Japanese migration beginning to Peru, he wishes to continue to strengthen the bonds of...

Ambassador of Estonia to Japan Visits the Min-On Culture Center

Ambassador of Estonia to Japan Visits the Min-On Culture Center

On March 20, 2019, H.E. Mr. Väino REINART Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia, and Madame Kaire Jürgenson, Spouse of the Ambassador visited the Min-On Culture Center. The Ambassador expressed his understanding of the Min-On’s action to build peace through music, and...

Ambassador of Nicaragua in Japan Visits Min-On Culture Center

Ambassador of Nicaragua in Japan Visits Min-On Culture Center

On February 6, 2019, the ambassador of the Republic of Nicaragua in Japan, H.E. Mr. Rodrigo Coronel Kinloch visited the Min-On Culture Center. During discussions with Min-On president Kazuto Ito, Ambassador Kinloch expressed his hopes, saying, “I love music. Music is...

Ghanaian Ambassador Visits Min-On Culture Center

Ghanaian Ambassador Visits Min-On Culture Center

On February 2, 2019, ambassador to the Republic of Ghana in Japan, H.E. Mr. Frank Okyere, visited the Min-On Culture Center. H.E. Mr. Okyere spoke on the friendly relations between Ghana and Japan, stating that moving forward, he would like to develop cultural...

Delegation of the European Union Visits Min-On Culture Center

Delegation of the European Union Visits Min-On Culture Center

On December 11, 2018, H.E. Dr. Patricia Flor of the Delegation of the European Union and her party visited the Min-On Culture Center, and had a discussion with President Kazuto Ito. In their discussion, Ambassador Flor said, “The EU has confronted many disputes and...

Fernando Marzan Presents Min-On founder with Original Composition

Fernando Marzan Presents Min-On founder with Original Composition

Outstanding Argentinian pianist Fernando Marzan and his group came to Japan on January 5 to perform in the Min-On Tango Series, now on its 50th anniversary after commencing in 1970. On January 9, the group visited the Min-On Culture Center, and the greatest tango...

Lithuanian Ambassador in Japan Visits Min-On Culture Center

Lithuanian Ambassador in Japan Visits Min-On Culture Center

On December 3, 2018, H.E. Mr. Gediminas Varvuolis, the ambassador for Lithuania in Japan, visited the Min-On Cultural Center. During his discussion with the Min-On President Mr. Kazuto Ito, Mr. Varvuolis spoke on the actions Min-On has taken to contribute to...

Ambassador of Greece to Japan Visits the Min-On Culture Center

Ambassador of Greece to Japan Visits the Min-On Culture Center

On November 5, 2018, the Ambassador of Greece to Japan, H.E. Mr. Constantin Cakioussis, visited the Min-On Cultural Center. During his conversation with Kazuto Ito, Executive Representative of the Min-On Concert Association, he esteemed Min-On, which celebrated its...

KASSOU-TRI from Côte d’Ivoire Visit Min-On Culture Center

KASSOU-TRI from Côte d’Ivoire Visit Min-On Culture Center

On October 22, 2018, KASSOU-TRI from the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire visited the Min-On Culture Center during its Japan tour. The group leader, Mr. Eponon N’gouan Alphonse, responded strongly to Min-on's peace-building activities, and spoke enthusiastically of the...

Colombian Group La Jagua Visit the Min-On Culture Center

Colombian Group La Jagua Visit the Min-On Culture Center

On October 12, 2018, musical group La Jagua from Colombia visited the Min-On Culture Center during their Japan tour. During a discussion with Min-On, La Jagua leader and percussionist Mr. Fabian Molano spoke enthusiastically on their current tour, saying, “We perform...

Ambassador of Bangladesh to Japan Visits Min-On Culture Center

Ambassador of Bangladesh to Japan Visits Min-On Culture Center

Her Excellency Rabab Fatima Ambassador of Bangladesh to Japan visited the Min-On Culture Center and was warmly welcomed by Representative Director Kazuto Ito. In their talk, the ambassador cited the association’s philosophy and history of cultural exchange, expressing...

Amaral Vieira’s Musical Tribute to the 50th Anniversary

Amaral Vieira’s Musical Tribute to the 50th Anniversary

Presenting the scores at the Min-On headquarters Amaral Vieira is an internationally acclaimed Brazilian composer and virtuoso pianist. He has also been a dedicated scholar at the Brazilian Society of Musicology for many years. From an early age, Vieira began...

César López Dedicates Two Original Compositions

César López Dedicates Two Original Compositions

César López presents a framed score of Los Amigos On September 13, the day after their arrival in Japan, maestro César López together with all the members of his special Habana Ensemble visited the Min-On Culture Center in Tokyo before embarking on their...

Colombian Teens Bring the Unique Spirit of Chirimía to Japan

Colombian Teens Bring the Unique Spirit of Chirimía to Japan

Members of the Chirimía band perform at Min-On Culture Center On May 28 in Tokyo, teenage members of the music group Chirimía, accompanied by Embassy officials of the Republic of Colombia, paid a courtesy visit to the Min-On Culture Center. Chirimía groups come...

Min-On Founder Awarded Honorary Directorship

Min-On Founder Awarded Honorary Directorship

Members of the Troupe present the award at Min-On’s Melody Hall On April 1, in the middle of the Japan tour, Mr. Ma Xiaoming, director of the Cultural Exchange Department of the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, accompanied by one of...

The Betawi Cultural Institute Presents Unique Performing Arts

The Betawi Cultural Institute Presents Unique Performing Arts

A member of institute plays an Indonesian Angklung on display in the Music Museum On the morning of October 23, a delegation of the Betawi Cultural Institute (LKB) from Indonesia, headed by its chairman, H. Tatang Hidayat, paid a courtesy visit to the Min-On Culture...

Ambassador Barnes of Jamaica Visits Min-On Culture Center

Ambassador Barnes of Jamaica Visits Min-On Culture Center

Ambassador Barnes listens to one of the antique pianos from the Music Museum collection On the afternoon of May 25, the Jamaican Ambassador, Ms. Claudia C. Barnes, accompanied by her secretary Ms. Sawako Toyama, visited the Min-On Culture Center for the first time....

Acting Head of Mission at Armenian Embassy Visits Min-On

Acting Head of Mission at Armenian Embassy Visits Min-On

Dr. Pogosyan and his wife meet with Min-On officials Representing the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Japan, Dr. and Mrs. Grant R. Pogosyan, advisor and acting head of mission, accompanied by Dr. Arsen Arakelyan, the interim Charge d’affaires, visited the Min-On...

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