Cultural News’ pubisher to talk about his Tohoku disaster tour, March 27

Tohoku Kesennuma Big Ship

A big steal ship grounded in Kesennuma on March 1 (Cultural News Photo)

Tohoku Memorial Hajikami Jifukuji

Small memorials placed at Jifukuji Buddhist Temple in Kesennuma on March 1 (Cultural News Photo)

The Nibei Foundation’s Japan Study Club in March will feature Shige Higashi, publisher of Cultural News on Tuesday, March 27, at 7:30 pm.

Higashi visited Kesennuma, central location of Sanriku disaster area, from March 1-4. He will talk about the latest situation of the disaster areas with his slide show.

The slide show includes Kesennuma, Motoyoshi, Minamisannriku-cho, Rikuzentakata, and Ofunato.

Reception and dinner will start at 6:30 pm.

Admission including dinner: $10 per person

RSVP: or (310) 479-6101 ext 134

Online registration is available at

The Japan Study Club will be held at Tersaki Foundation Laboratory Building, 11570 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064