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The First Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize Presentation Ceremony and Commemorative Banquet

Presentation Ceremony and Commemorative Banquet
28th May 2008 (19:00-21:00)
The Queen's Grand Ballroom, Pan Pacific Hotel Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu

Presentation Ceremony

(1)Opening  
(2)TAMAIRE (inspiration) Shuichi Hidano
(3)Video
Life of Dr. Hideyo Noguchi
(4)Report of the Selection Process and Citation
Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa, Chairperson of the Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize Committee
(5)Presentation of theAward
Yasuo Fukuda, Prime Minister of Japan
(6)Congratulatory Remarks
His Majesty the King Mswati III of the Kingdom of Swaziland
Junichiro Koizumi, Member of the House of Representatives 
(7)Chorus
 "ETENRAKU","Hideyo Noguchi","SAKURA SAKURA"
Arranger: Taeko Kuwabara Chorus: Odawara Children's Choir

Banquet


(1)Musical Performances Collaboration performance by percussionists from Japan and Africa - "Aizu Bandaisan"
Vocal:Yuka Kamebuchi Shakuhachi(a bamboo flute): Keisuke Doi
Tsugaru Samisen(a Japanese stringed instrument resembling a banjo):Shinichi Kinoshita
Ndiasse Niang group, Shuichi Hidano with TAIKO MASTERS
(2)Toast His Majesty the Emperor
(3)Acceptance Speeches Brian M. Greenwood
Miriam K Were
(4)Closing  

Pictures

  • whole view of the hall

    whole view of the hall

  • Toast by His Majesty the Emperor

    Toast by His Majesty the Emperor

  • Dr. Brian Greenwood handed a medal from the Prime Minister

    Dr. Brian Greenwood handed a medal from the Prime Minister

  • Address by Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda

    Address by Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda

  • Prof. Miriam Were handed a medal from the Prime Minister

    Prof. Miriam Were handed a medal from the Prime Minister

  • Congratulatory Remarks by Mr. Junichiro Koizumi, Former Prime Minister and Founder of the Prize

    Congratulatory Remarks by Mr. Junichiro Koizumi, Former Prime Minister and Founder of the Prize

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