History

1976 May

Foundation

1980

Established “Franz Josef II fund” based on Imperial Donation from then Prince of Liechtenstein, Franz Josef II. In August, then chairman of Gesellschaft, Mr. Nobuyuki Ueda had an audience with the Prince.

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1983

Japan Broadcasting Corporation

“Unknown Treasure – The art collection by Princely Family of Liechtenstein”

1986

Hans Adam II (then Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein) visited Japan and attended the 10th anniversary reception of the Gesellschaft

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1989

Second official visit to Liechtenstein. Start “Invitation of young people to Japan” project

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1991

Mr. Heinrich Auwärter, the advisor of Gesellschaft visited Japan with delivering the speech “economic relationship with EU” at the 15th anniversary of Gesellschaft

1996

Establishment of the diplomatic relationship between Japan and Principality of Liechtenstein

1996

Third official visit. Start annual cocktail party (since then, the party is held in September of every year excluding 2011)

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1999

Publication of “Mini state Principality of Liechtenstein” (Ikubun-do) by Mr. Ueda (then chairman of the Gesellschaft)

2001

25th anniversary reception in Liechtenstein (jointly hosted with embassy of Japan)

Publication of “the travel reports in Japan” which was composed of the report by young peoples invited to Japan

2004

Japan Broadcasting Corporation

“The gorgeous museum of Liechtenstein” focusing on Palais Liechtenstein in Vienna (the Gesellschaft had fully supported the program)

2011

Honorary chairman, Mr. Ueda was decorated from the Prince of Liechtenstein, Hans Adam II

2016

40th anniversary of the Gesellschaft, 20th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship between Japan and Principality of Liechtenstein