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Space still available / Educational tour to visit tsunami torn towns in Tohoku, Japan, Dec 17-31

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Terasaki Family Foundation in Los Angeles sponsors the educational tour for youths (over 18 years old) to understand Tohoku disaster, Japanese culture and history in December 2011. The tour will leave Los Angeles on Dec 17 to visit tsunami torn towns of Minami-Sanriku and Ishinomaki, and Sendai in Miyagi Prefecture, Tokyo, Kyoto, and Hiroshima....
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Tohoku Message / Sendai to Riverside

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Instead of dwelling in the past, Sendai people have no option but to moveforward

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This article is appeared at Cultural News, October 2011 Issue The following is a personal essay by Audrey Shiomi of Los Angeles, a former participant of the JET Programme (Japan Exchange Teaching). Through generous sponsorship by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, she spent a week in September visiting her former residence in Sendai City,...
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Hundreds killed as megaquake strikes Japan, triggers tsunami, fires

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TOKYO, March 12, Kyodo A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 8.8 struck a wide area of northeastern and eastern Japan including Tokyo on Friday, triggering dozens of fires and a massive tsunami that swept away houses, cars and ships and killed hundreds of people. The 2:46 p.m.  earthquake on March 11 was the...
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Star Festival becoming largest participation project

Star Festival becoming largest participation project

Cultural News 2010 July Issue The 2nd Annual Los Angeles Tanabata Festival (the Star Festival) will be held from August 13 – 16 at the open space of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) on First Street and Central Avenue in Little Tokyo to coincide with the Nisei Week Japanese Festival. Last year’s event...
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Tanabata – celestial connection: Paper ornament makers from Sendai, Japan, share the community spirit of Los Angeles

Tanabata – celestial connection: Paper ornament makers from Sendai, Japan, share the community spirit of Los Angeles

Cultural News 2010 July Issue By Keiko Fukuda Translated by Minoru Nishida The Tanabata Festival became the new talk of the town during 2009 Nisei Week  – the Los Angeles Japanese-American community’s biggest annual festival. In preparation for an encore display in the 2nd Annual Tanabata Festival (the Star Festival) this August, volunteers gathered...
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