1030 US – Japan after 2011 Mar 11 Disaster

Japan program for American high school students to visit Tohoku cities affected by the 2011 disaster, and Tokyo, Hiroshima & Kyoto, June 24 – July 9: Applications due on March 27

The Japan America Society of Southern California is accepting applications from high school students to participate in the 6th TOMODACHI MUFG International Exchange Program, a two-week people-to-people exchange and learning program in early summer 2017. Hosted by the U.S.-Japan Council’s TOMODACHI Initiative and sponsored by Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), including The Bank of...
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2017 / Corporate-sponsored program sends 20 students from Fukushima to Rose Parade on Jan. 2 and Little Tokyo concert at Aratani Theatre on Jan. 4

Twenty high school students from Fukushima, Japan will share the stage with six-time Grammy award-winning musician Daniel Ho and members of the Grateful Crane Ensemble at the Fukushima Honda Tomodachi Concert on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 at 8 p.m. at the Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo. Presented by American Honda Motor Company Inc, in...
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2016 / UCLA screening Oct. 3: Documentary on anti-nuclear protest in Tokyo in 2011, Talk by filmmaker in person

Forwarded for UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies October 3, 2016/ 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM UCLA Faculty Center, Hacienda Room, 480 Charles E Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095 Tell the Prime Minister – Free Film Screening Program: 1:00 – 1:15 Opening remarks and a brief introduction of Prof. Oguma 1:20 –...
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2016 / A mayor from Tohoku to address reconstruction update from disaster, July 21

“Current Status of Reconstruction and Issues of the Devastated Areas of Ofunato City, Iwate Prefecture” Address by Mr. Kimiaki Toda, Mayor of Ofunato City Thursday, July 21, 2016, 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles Mayor Toda will express his personal gratitude to the people of Los Angeles for their enduring...
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2016 / Charity Concert for Victims of 2011 Japan Disaster, March 13 in Los Angeles

Los Angeles-based ensemble “Tulips in Harmony” presents charity concert “Send Love to Japan” at Peninsula Community Church, 5640 Crestride Road, Rancho Palos Verses, CA 90275 on Sunday, March 13 at 3:30 pm. Japanese Text http://digest.culturalnews.com/?p=4137
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2016 / Little Tokyo to become place for remembering 2011 Japan disaster with documentary screening, Mar. 11

On March 11, 2016 in the heart of Little Tokyo, the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center will become the axis of Japanese culture, film, music, thoughts, and prayers as the 5th anniversary of the 3/11 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami makes its mark. Activities begin outside on the JACCC Plaza at 5 pm on...
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2016 / Miyako, Iwate, Japan / Memorial Concert for Victims of 2011 Japan Disaster, March 11 in Japan

At the Disaster Site Annual memorial concert for victims of the 2011 Japan disaster will be held in Miyako, Iwate prefecture on March 11 at 6:30 pm local time. Japanese text http://digest.culturalnews.com/?p=4156
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2016 / Candlelight vigil at Santa Monica Pier for victims of 2011 Japan disaster, Mar. 10 at 9:46 PM

Forwarded for Love to Nippon 2016 What:  A candlelight vigil to honor all the lives lost and forever affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami of March 11, 2011. When:  Thursday, March 10, 2016. Time:  Assemble from 9:15 pm on.  The candlelight vigil will take place at 9:46 pm to coincide with...
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2016 / Japan’s earthquake orphans – theme drama film screening at Nibei Foundation, Mar. 8

Japan’s earthquake orphans – theme drama film screening “Joy of Man’s Desiring” http://joyofmansdesiring-us.tumblr.com Tuesday, March 8, 7:00PM Nibei Foundation, 11570 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064 Free admission nibei@nibei.org (310) 479-6101 ext 134 Naoko Okada, Coordinator
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