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Paul Gurda Piano Recital held!

Commemoration of Kyoto Computer Gakuin's President of Japan ITU Association “Special Award for International Cooperation”

Kyoto Recital, Kyoto Computer Graduate School, Kyoto Station Graduate School Satellite, commemorating the fact that the group's Kyoto Computer Gakuin Director, Hasegawa Atsuko Gakuin, won the “International Cooperation Special Award” from the Japan ITU Foundation in October. Held in a large hall.International pianist Paul Gurda played Mozart's masterpieces and attracted visitors.In addition, many good intentions (donations) were sent to expand overseas computer education support activities that are being conducted mainly by the school.

Paul Gurda is the son of the late 20th-century famous pianist, the late Friedrich Gurda, who has been active worldwide as a piano player and composer, leaving about 20 CDs of research across various genres. It is.On this day, he played 7 songs including Mozart's Piano Sonata, “Play Piano Play” composed by his father, and “Variation by“ Light My Fire (Jim Morrison) ””, and 2 standing ovations for the audience. We responded with a song encore.

This school has a plan to further expand overseas computer education support activities by donating 200 computers to four countries in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan and Uganda this year. Thank you for your understanding.

This time, Reiko Hasegawa won the award because of the active development of overseas computer education support activities (education that integrates mass donation of computers and training of local teachers) to developing countries, which was started in 1989. The reason is.To date, the number of donated computers (used at the school) has reached 3,000, and the target countries have reached 16 countries.

* The Japan ITU Association is responsible for the activities of the ITU (International Telecommunications Union), a specialized organization of the United Nations, in Japan.Detail is, Here please look at.