As part of the 23rd Qurain Cultural festival, the National Council for Culture, Arts & Letters (NCCAL) in partnership with the Japanese embassy invited the famous Japanese artist Shuichi Seki and his assistant Takashi Kojima to Kuwait. The 3-day event, from 24 to 26 January, took place at the National Library of Kuwait. The first day was a presentation of Mr. Seki's famous animation in his excellent career such as Sindbad, Flona, Daddy long legs, Lucy, Tom Sawyer and others. Among the large gathering were special guests the NCCAL General Secretary Ali Al-Youha, and the Ambassador of Japan to Kuwait H.E. Takashi Ashiki.
During the other two days, Mr. Seki led a workshop where he taught the participants how to draw the characters including draw Sindbad and Flona. All the attendees left home with an autograph by Mr. Seki.