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The Year of Hope & Victory

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In this auspicious year of 2021, we commemorate the following significant anniversaries:

February 16
800 years since Nichiren Daishonin’s birth[1]According to the traditional Japanese way of counting, a person is 1 year old on the day of their birth.

April 2
50th anniversary of Soka University, Japan

May 3
70th anniversary of Josei Toda’s inauguration as second Soka Gakkai president

May 3
20th anniversary of Soka University of America

June 6
150th anniversary of founding Soka Gakkai President Tsunesaburo Makiguchi’s birth

June 10
70th anniversary of the women’s division

July 11 & July 19
70th anniversaries of the young men’s and young women’s divisions

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1. According to the traditional Japanese way of counting, a person is 1 year old on the day of their birth.