Belarus@@March 1999


@With assistance from the Belarus Fund, Manjushaka performed at 14 different stages and theaters; including near Chernobyl, where some areas still have high levels of radiation. The Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Hospital invited the several children from Belarus to attend the Manjushaka charity performance at the Saga Prefecture Citizen's Hall in Japan. Over 10,000 peaple attended these performances to help raise money for the children of Chernobyl.

Since then, Manjushaka has hosted over 50 children to come stay in Japan for several weeks each summer !


Manjushaka performance near Chernobyl.

Performance at the National Theater in Minsk

Mama Rosa mixes with the children at a performance.

Signing autographs after show.

Mama Rosa with the children during a children's summer stay with Manjushaka in Japan.