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In November, we held Idaki Shin “Cosmic Manifesto” concert at Meskel Square, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This concert was co-organized Joint with the Ethiopian government, with the view to declare the peace all over the world from the originated place of human being, realizing more than 110,000 audience, worldwide satellite transmission and internet video live streaming.
We started to hold the “Legends of Koguryo Rediscovered” concerts by Keiko Koma and Idaki Shin both in Japan and abroad. （It counted 233 times so far in May 2019）
We held many lecture events by Keiko Koma entitled as “To be with all your souls” and her poetic reading events in Japan. .(It counted 748 times so far in May 2019)
Invited to Iran National Day memorial FAJR music festival “Dialogue among civilization” , we held two Idaki Shin piano concerts in Tehran, Iran in Feb, 2002.
We started importing coffee beans directly from Ethiopia and commercialized in Japan under brand name “Andromeda Ethiopia Coffee” . The profit from the sales has been donated back to Ethiopia through on going social projects of NPO KOMA such as one to supply a water purification system to Gode in southern Ethiopia. (See 2006 and 2007 projects)
In March we donated the custom clearance and handling charge of eleven Fire engines to Ethiopia.
In December we donated funds to DPPC (Disaster Prevention and Preparedness Committee) of Ethiopia in response to the urgent request saving the starvation in Ethiopia.
In July we held the Idaki Shin concert in Oyunhara, Kumano Hongu Taisha, Wakayama, Japan.
In December through the Iranian Embassy in Tokyo, we urgently donated supporting goods and foods to Bam, Kerman state, in Iran, as people were suffering from damages caused by the sudden big earthquake.
In February we held the Idaki Shin piano charity concert for Bam in Iran suffering out of the big earthquake damages, in Daiichi Seimei Hall, Tokyo and donated all the profit from the concert to Iranian Embassy.
In July we held Idaki Shin “Jomon” concert at Sannai Maruyama remains, in Aomori.
In March we donated Idaki Shin Sound System (audio speakers and amplifier) to the Imam Sadr Foundation in Lebanon.
In August we held seven Idaki Shin charity concerts to support Lebanon at the time of the Israeli army’ s bombing. Because the Jerash festival in Jordan that we were invited to participate was cancelled because of the war situation, we held the “Legends of Koguryo Rediscovered” concert at Komae, Japan the same date as were planned in Jerash, the 11th of August, and delivered the message for peace.
Requested by the mayor of Tyre who wished to realize something after the war that would give young generations hope for the future, we donated to the city of Tyre, all the computers, electronics and library necessary to set up a business college.
In September we held the “Legends of Koguryo Rediscovered” concert at Tsarevets Castle, Veliko-Turnovo, Bulgaria, as a joint event with the municipality of Turnovo. We recorded and donated a special Idaki Shin CD for the newly furnished operation floor at the Veliko-Turnovo hospital. We also donated Idaki Shin Sound System and artworks by our representative Keiko Koma’ s Mind-scape series, unique and original paintings with rhinestones on Chirimen cloths.
In November we held Idaki Shin the “Peace Message” concert at Saadabad Palace in Tehran, for two nights, after the great success of the Idaki Shin Persepolis concert.
As part of our support activity for Ketchene orphanage in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, we donated funds for constructing a bioenergy facility and conduct maintenance of its clinic.
Many Idaki Shin charity concerts have been held for the Northeastern Japan disaster.
We donated to the city of Tyre, Lebanon all the computers and electronic facilities to totally renew and upgrade its business college.
In December, we held the “Legends of Koguryo Rediscovered” concert at Purana Qila, in Delhi, India.
In November, started the joint research activities about the positive influence of the music by Master Idaki Shin on agricultural products with Yamamoto strawberry farm that took the initiative to recover the agricultural industry immediately after the North Eastern Japan Great Disaster at Yamamoto village, Watari, Miyagi prefecture.
In April, donated the Idaki Shin sound system to every strawberry houses at the Yamamoto Strawberry firm.
In October, opened at the corner of the Yamamoto Strawberry farm, the coffee facility and office for NPO Koma’s coffee projects.
In November, we built NPO KOMA Guesthouse, a place for Idaki Shin to play the piano to transmit its energy to the world. Fazioli piano is installed.
In July, Cafe Koma-ya Sendai opened as a base for our business, after hearing that creating “business in which young people can work feeling hope will truly be a support for the recovery” of the disaster areas of the Great East Japan Earthquake.
In March, Yui-Kobo opened, a coffee roasting facility and a shop of Yamamoto Strawberry Farm, in front of Yamashita station in the new midtown of Yamamoto-town where 90% of the area was destroyed by the Great East Japan Earthquake.
12th of March, Piano improvisation concert was held by Master Idaki Shin, entitled “Yui (connection)” at Tsubamenomori Hidamari hall in front of JR Yamashita station at Yamamoto-cho.
In March, NPO KOMA Tea-Ceremony House opened. Adjacent to the house is Keiko Koma’s atelier for dying her marbling fabrics.
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