2020 / Weekly Cultural News / Aug. 17-23 / Kumamoto volunteer group seeks donation to move mud and debris in rural disaster areas

Excavator operations at a Kumaoto disaster area.

Contents of Weekly Cultural News, Aug 17 – 23

  • Kumamoto volunteer group seeks donation to move mud and debris in rural disaster areas
  • Ohayashi Juku (Japanese percussion lecture) Series #9 Video talks about “Why is Hayashi so Special?”

Notice: We usually produce more than two pages of Weekly Cultural News. But in this issue, due to computer problems, we produce only two pages by Monday, August 17, 2020.

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To readers of Monthly Cultural News

Amid COVID-19 outbreak, we had to suspend publishing Monthly Cultural News due to all Japanese cultural events were suspended at cultural centers and art museums.

We started publishing Weekly Cultural News as substitute for the monthly publication.

Cultural News has been depended on subscription incomes and we face financial difficulties now because monthly subscriptions are stopped.

Beside publishing Weekly Cultural News, we send more times to support Japanese speaking communities in Los Angeles because they need Japanese language information to understand this crisis accurately.

Japanese language email blasts and video meeting arrangements are found at https://digest.culturalnews.com

We need $30,000 fund right away to continue current projects in 2020- 2021 and resume publishing Monthly Cultural News. We have raised $7,800 as of Aug. 8. Your continuous supports are appreciated via https://culturalnews.com/donation

If you may have any questions about our projects and donation campaign, please contact Cultural News Editor Shige Higashi via: higashi@culturalnews.com or  (213) 819-4100.