Activities of our Association

8/2000

*Meeting of the Buildings Restoration Association in Naru (Goto). The proposal for a new Association emerges.

9/2001

*The Association for declaring the Nagasaki Church Group a World Heritage is founded.

3/2002

* Symposium “The Nagasaki Churches Group: a World Heritage” in Sotome. In: Endo’s Culture Museum. Speakers: Rumiko Kataoka, Kazuma Hayashi.

* First booklet about the Nagasaki Churches Group in Japanese.


10/2002


* Symposium “The Nagasaki Churches Group: a World Heritage” in Nagasaki.

In: Nagasaki Catholic Center. Speakers: Satoshi Miyazawa, others

* Exhibition “The Road to a World Heritage: The Nagasaki Churches Group”

Hamaya Department Store, October 16-24

10-11/2002

*Goto Church Week. Conferences. In: Dozaki and Tainoura Churches. Speakers: Ryogo Yuki and Kazutoshi Kakimori

10/2003

* Exhibition “The Road to a World Heritage: The Nagasaki Churches Group” in Tokyo

NHK Studio Park Gallery, October 10~24 and St. Ignatius Church, October 25-29

* Conference “The Road to a World Heritage: The Nagasaki Churches Group” in Tokyo. In: St. Ignatius Church, October 29. Speakers: Junko Endo, others

10/2003

* Pamphlet “The Association for declaring the Nagasaki Church Group a World Heritage” first English edition.

10-11/2003

*23 members of our Association pay a Courtesy Visit to the Vatican Culture Ministry

5-9/2004

* “History of the Yokohama and Nagasaki Churches” 150th Anniversary of the Re-opening of the Country Exhibition. In: Yokohama City Development Museum

* Conferences “The Road to a World Heritage: The Nagasaki Churches Group” in Yokohama. July-August. In: Yokohama Cultural Center Hall. Speakers: Joseph Pittau, Satoshi Yamato, others

11/2004

*Fr. De Rotz 90th years Death Anniversary Concert. In: Shitsu Church.

7/2005



* Conference “The Road to a World Heritage: The Nagasaki Churches Group” in Goto. Buildings Restoration Association joint symposium. In: Campana Hotel and Geihin Hall. Speakers: Masachika Uchida, Osamu Goto, Toshiaki Inoue, Renzo De Luca, others.

2/2006

* Field trip to Historical Heritages of Macau.

10/2006

* Conference and field trip “The Road to a World Heritage: The Nagasaki Churches Group” in Hirado. Speakers: Sinzo Kawamura, Makoto Shirahama, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Satoshi Yamato, Seiichi Mimura, others.

12/2006


* Conference “The Road to a World Heritage: The Nagasaki Churches Group” in New Goto City.

*Exhibition about “The Association for declaring the Nagasaki Church Group a World Heritage” activities. In: Hamaya D. Store

5/2007

* “Nagasaki Church Group and Christian Related Cultural Assets” addition as candidates for the World Heritage Provisional List celebration. Pentecost Concert