30 years Shinto in Europe 1981 - 2011
Celebration of 30 Years Shinto in Europe 2011 September 22 Grand Ceremony in the City Hall of Amstelveen. Speeches by Mr Jan van Zanen, Mayor of Amstelveen and Prof Dr Harmen Beukers, chairman of the Shinto Foundation Europe. Gagaku performed by Gagaku Trio: Naomi Sato (shou), Yu Oda (hichiriki), Daniel Smith (ryuteki). Ceremony performed by Drs Paul de Leeuw, Guji of the Holland Yamakage Shinto Shrine and Emiko Chujo, Miko The ceremony was attended by the Honorary Consul of Japan, the Chairman of Japanese Chamber of Commerce, the Mayor of Amstelveen, the Representative of the Mayor of Amsterdam and more than one hundred distinguished guests.