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MHI Group Employees Serve as Volunteers at Shiki Theatre Company's 2017 "Theater of the Heart" Performances in Fukuoka

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Since fiscal 2013, in line with its CSR Action Guidelines and its commitments to "create a more harmonious society" and "inspire the future," the MHI Group has supported the Shiki Theatre Company's "Kokoro no Gekijo" (Theater of the Heart) musical productions aimed at cultivating a richness of spirit among children of the next generation across Japan. Group employees, as well as their family members, regularly assist as volunteers at the troupe's performances near their workplaces.

Between December 11 and 15, the Shiki Theatre Company gave 9 performances of "Gamba's Great Adventure" at Fukuoka Civic Hall in Fukuoka, Kyushu. The shows were enjoyed by a total of some 12,850 sixth graders from 144 elementary schools located within the broad district of Fukuoka City, including the offshore islands of Genkaijima and Nokonoshima. Two MHI Group employees assisted as volunteers on December 13, helping to usher the young guests to their seats.

In "Gamba's Great Adventure," the main character, a mouse named Gamba, and his companions face a variety of difficulties. Through this story, the children in the audience learn the importance of courage and kindness in life. It is hoped that seeing the musical will help to cultivate a richness of spirit in them.

Going forward, through various opportunities the MHI Group will continue to actively support the development of the children of the next generation.

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An employee volunteers guiding children into the theater

The volunteer makes sure the children don't dawdle.