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Charity Works

2012 June 10th / Place : Saiyo temple, Kanazawa

Calligraphy demonstration and donation of works. Also collaboration with a religious dance performance. I made attendees calligraphy requests and their payment was donated to the Mainichi orphans’ charity for children affected by the Great East Japan earthquake.

2012 February 11th / Place : Ichikawa Grand hotel, Ichikawa City, Chiba.

Great East Japan earthquake support charity lecture and workshop. Also collaboration with Hammon percussion drum performance.
The entrance fee was donated to the Mainichi orphans’ charity for children affected by the Great East Japan earthquake.

2011 June 8th to 25th / Place : Kythira island, Athens, Greece and Normandy, France.

The 3rd foreign workshop

Calligraphy demonstration and donation of works. Also collaboration with a modern dance performance.
I wrote attendees calligraphy requests and their payment was donated to the Japanese Red Cross Society through the Japanese Embassy in France for the Great East Japan earthquake relief effort. 

2003 November 2nd to 9th / Place : Nuremberg, Germany.

The 5th private calligraphy exhibition.

Calligraphy exhibition, demonstration, and donation of sales of works to the Friedensdorf International Association.

2010, 2011 May

DVD [Saiso Shimada – Learning Calligraphy] donation.

2010 – I gave my calligraphy DVD to:
- The National Diet Library, Kanagawa
- Ichikawa City community center, other libraries.
- A Japanese school library in Paris.

In 2011 I presented my calligraphy DVD to the Ichikawa Municipal Board of Education for public elementary and junior high schools in Ichikawa City.