Yoga event marking the celebrations of 2nd International Day of Yoga in Japan on 19 June 2016 at Taimei Elementary School, Ginza
Embassy of India, Tokyo organized an event marking the celebrations of 2nd International Day of Yoga from 0830hrs-1030hrs on 19 June 2016 at Taimei Elementary School in Ginza. A large number of yoga enthusiasts from different nationalities including members from the diplomatic community took part in the event and experienced yoga session at the indoor and outdoor venues of the school. H.E. Mr. Carlos Fernando Almada López, Ambassador of Mexico to Japan, H.E. Mr.Freddy Svane, Ambassador of Denmark to Japan and Mr. Tetsuya Kimura, Director General, Japan Sports Agency joined H.E. Shri Sujan Chinoy, Ambassador of India at the event and experienced Yoga.
The event began with the Inaugural Address from the Ambassador of India who also read the message from Hon’ble Prime Minister of India to the participants. This was followed by Talk on yoga by Mr. Mohan Gopal, Art of Living Foundation, Japan, and Mr.Shizuo Suzuki, Maharishi Institute of Total Education Japan and a yoga session conducted by Dr. Hemanth Sharma. On this occasion, the Embassy also donated 108 children’s books from the Vivekananda Culture Centre Library to the Taimei Elementary School.