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The Concert with 1000 Cellists


*** Organization and Sponsors ***

 ORGANISED BY
The 1st Kobe International Cello Festival Executive Committee
NPO International Cello Ensemble Society (pending approval of establishment by Hyogo prefecture)
 HONORARY PRESIDENT
His Imperial Highness Prince Takamadonomiya (to be assumed)
 HONORARY CHAIRMEN
Yukitoshi Sasayama / Mayor of Kobe city, Toshitami Kaihara / Governor of Hyogo prefecture (pending)
 HONORARY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Rudolf Weinsheimer / Cellist, former Cellist of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
 ADVISOR
Toshizo Ido / Lieutenant Governor of Hyogo prefecture (pending)
 MUSIC ADVISOR
Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi / Cellist, Chairman of Japan Cello Association
 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Committee Chairperson: Kojiro Niino / Honorary professor of Kobe university
Committee Vice-Chairperson: Koh Tanimura / Honorary professor of Osaka university
Members: Tokuzo Ogawara / Senior Director of Kobe International Association of Tourism Convention
Toshiro Ohta / Chairman of Noritsu Corporation
Takashi Kurihara / Chairman of the Directors of Hyogo Art and Culture Association
Makoto Shimada / Secretary General of Art Aid Kobe
Fumiko Shirasawa / Cello Educator from Oita prefecture
Minoru Sugiyama / Chairman of the Representative Committee of Research Institute of Talent Education
Toshiaki Tasaki / Senior Director of Tasaki Shinju Corporation
Hitoshi Nakauchi / President of Kobe Portopia Hotel Corporation
Toshiaki Hayashi / Professional Cellist from Osaka prefecture
Makoto Masukawa / Amateur Cellist from Yamagata prefecture
Takumi Matsumoto / Amateur Cellist
Kazuhiko Yazaki / President of Fellisimo Corporation
Kunio Yanagida / Nonfiction Writer
Secretary General Takumi Matsumoto
 SUPPORTED BY
Japan Cello Association, Japan Orchestra League, Japan Amateur Orchestra League

Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan Foundation, Hyogo prefecture, Board of Educational of Hyogo prefecture, Educational Committee of Kobe city, Foreign embassies and consulates, Newspaper publishing companies(pending)
 ASSISTED BY
Kobe city, Tsutomu Nakauchi Foundation of Convention Promotion

Foundation of Art and Culture Promotion, Ito Cultural Foundation, Rohm Music Foundation (pending)
 COOPERATED BY
Matsushita Electric Corporation
 COLLABORATION BY
Research Institute of Talent Education, All Nippon Airways Corp., Isaac Language Institute, Osaka Artist Association

Toppaninsastu Corp., Kobe Portpia Hotel Corp., Yamaha Corp., Kobe Performance Foundation, Air Canada corp., United Airlines corp., Lufthansa Airlines corp. (pending)

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