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

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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 February 20 and 22, the Shiki Theatre Company gave 5 performances of "Gamba's Great Adventure" at Sunport Hall Takamatsu in the city of Takamatsu, in Kagawa Prefecture, Shikoku. The shows were enjoyed by a total of some 5,200 sixth graders from 71 elementary schools located within the city. Three MHI Group employees assisted as volunteers on each of the three days, 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 actor greeting students after a performance
Waiting for the performance to begin
Waiting for the performance to begin