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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...

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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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