[4th January 2012]

THE WORLD PEACE ART EXHIBITION
COMES TO AFRICA
“From Japan to Kenya Fostering Peace from Nature”

H.E. Ambassador Benson Ogutu is welcomed to the Exhibition Hall

The Ambassador with one of the Artists and her masterpiece

Guests admiring Artworks

The Ambassador delivering a speech during the opening of the Nagoya segment

Over 300 guests attended the opening ceremony

Bakulutu Africa dancers entertaining guests

H.E. the Ambassador being conducted through exhibition hall by the President of WPAE Mr. Hidetoshi Kushida

His Excellency delivers a speech at a reception to commemorate the exhibition

Official Opening of the Exhibition in Nairobi
From left to right Mr. Hidetoshi Kushida President of WPAE; Mama Sarah Obama.; Assistant Minister, Ministry of State for National Heritage and Culture Hon. Wilfred Ombui and Japanese Ambassador H.E. Toshihisa Takata

Group Photo
Front row from left to right: Mr. Hidetoshi Kushida Chairman of IPA working Committee; Dr. Geofrey Mwachala Director of Collection & Research Division National Museums of Kenya; Dr. Jacob Ole Marion Permanent Secretary Ministry of State for National Heritage and Culture; Mama Sarah Obama; Hon. Wilfred Ombui Heritage Assistant Minister; H.E. Ambassador Toshihisa Takata Japan Ambassador to Kenya; Mr. Joseph Ochieng Chairman of All Africa Speed Walking Committee and Dr. Wario Arero Managing Director Nairobi National Museum

Instructions on how to fold an "Origami"

Tree planting with children of Kabeta Beta School

 

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