Extramural Activities

Here you can find information about additional activities that Ai Kihara-Hunt plans, organizes, plays and otherwise gets involved in.

 The main areas are: public events, art, music, and appearances on the media.

Music

Piano
Concerts:

30 May 2010, Concert on Peacekeeping Day, United Nations Logistics Base Band and Choir (piano/choir), at the United Nations Logistics Base, Brindisi, Italy

12 March 2010, Concert, United Nations Logistics Base Band and Choir (piano/choir), at Theatro Verde, Brindisi, Italy

1997, Solo concert with Chopin tunes, at Rotary Club, Storrington, UK

1984(?), Bach Invention, Theory and Concert

Played at Music Café:
1995-7, Solo pianist at Music Cafe “Sarajevo”, Oyama, Tochigi, Japan

Awards:

1988 Tochigi Prefectural Music Competition, Piano, 1st prize

1987 Tochigi Prefectural Music Competition, Piano, 2nd prize

Compositions

Over 200 piano pieces and songs

1991 Tochigi Prefectural Music Competition, Composition, 3rd prize

 

Public Events

 22 March 2013 “Natural Disasters, Recovery and Energy Sources” Charity Photo Exhibition and Talk,

International School of Uganda (ISU), Kampala, Uganda, Chief Organizer and Speaker

 24 March 2012 “Daily Life in Conflict Areas: What are the Children Thinking?” Participatory Art Event, Tokyo, Japan, Chief Organizer and Speaker

 12 March 2012 “Journey of Art to Commemorate the Anniversary of East-Japan Disasters” Art and Photo Exhibition, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy, Chief Organizer, in collaboration with “University Project”, University of Salento

 10 March 2012, “Love Nature” Charity Art Demonstration and Exhibition, Lecce, Italy, Main Organizer

  22 May 2011 “United for Japan” Charity BBQ, organizer, fundraising event for victims of the earthquake in Japan: BBQ, Japanese food, sushi lessons, Japanese calligraphy, amusement for children and shows, QSI International School, Brindisi, Italy

 1 April 2011  “United for Japan” Charity Happy Hour, organizer, fundraising event for victims of the earthquake in Japan: multinational food and snacks, origami presentation and sales, United Nations Logistics Base, Brindisi, Italy

 5 September 2010, Presentation and Organic Food “Post-Conflict Communities - Scenes from daily life”, Presenter, at Restaurant “Tsumugiya”, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan

 

Media Appearances

21 March 2012 Presenter, “The Meaning of Peace Operations”, News in Depth, Asahi News Caster (TV, Japan)

Link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11vag7lDlIo

 5 October 2011 Presenter, “Protecting the Rights of the Victims”, News in Depth, Asahi News Caster (TV, Japan)

Links:

http://youtu.be/QWrE5u4Lj6o
http://youtu.be/ulUHUoGX-I0
http://youtu.be/YF1TlQkgDz4
http://youtu.be/At1FyzdH4rw

 2001, featured in “United Nations Volunteers”, BBC World

2000, Commentator, “What is the United Nations?”, News for Children, NHK (Japan)

1999-2000, multiple major TV news programmes and newspapers on East Timor/Timor-Leste (Japan)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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