The team of NHK Educational is in Sweden trying to follow Nándor Wagner's art in Lund, Eslöv and Oskarshamn. Ms.Chiyo Wagner accompanied the team and she is recalling the interesting moments of their life. During the trip a small stainless statue was shown to them at Oskarshamn Forum, which has the real size statue in front of their building.
After 3 years Nándor Wagner's Garden of Philosophy was completed. Speakers of the event: Dr. András Bőhm Chairman of Cultural Committee of Budapest City and Dr. Gábor Tamás Nagy Mayor of 1st District. Ms. Chiyo Wagner expressed her thanks for all efforts. From now on the people can enjoy the group of statues both in Budapest and Tokyo. At the ceremony H.E. Ito Tetsuo Ambassador of Japan and H.E. Gauri Shankar Gupta Ambassador of India were also present. Flute music was played by Prof. Zoltán Gyöngyössy of Liszt Ferenc Music University. Posing for this joyful event on our photo H.E. Ambassador Ito with his wife, Ms. Chiyo Wagner and our President Mr. Sandor Kiss.
The winners of the 2nd National Grammar School Competition "Who Knows more about Japan" are posing for a photo in front of the famous bridge Nijubashi leading to the entrance of the Emperor's Palace in Tokyo. The competition was organised jointly by Hungary-Japan Economic Club to commemorate the Establishment of Diplomatic Relation between Hungary and Japan.
Watch the slide show of the Competition and related diplomatic events.
Garden of Philosophy by Nándor Wagner on the Gellért Hill, Budapest has been completed again for the joy of people after several years. The stolen statues (Mahatma Gandhi, Prince Daruma, St. Francis of Assisi in the back row) were cast in Japan and a Re-unveiling Ceremony will be held on 17-th of June, 2010. Looking forward to seeing you at this great event!