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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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2015 / Los Angeles to commemorate Japan’s 2011 disaster, March 8 at Little Tokyo

The Fourth Annual 3.11 Memorial Event Sunday, March 8, 2015 Presented by: Japanese American National Museum, Japan America Society of Southern California and Love to Nippon Project Supported by: Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles Reflecting on Japan’s Worst Earthquake & Tsunami and Lessons Learned to Better Prepare Southern Californians for Natural Disasters...
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2014 / Tohoku Disaster / Tour from LA to attend memorial concert in Miyako, Mar 11

Miyako Memorial Concert 2014 March 11

Classic music groups in tsunami-stricken Miyako city, Iwate prefecture, presents the March 11 Memorial Concert at a shopping mall in the city. Led by Mr. Keiichi Umemura of Miyako Violin and Piano School, his students, the music club of Miyako High School, and Grazia ensemble will perform the following programs: Ave Maria Aria Pachelbel’s...
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2014 / Relatives of WW II historical figures to talk about Hiroshima bombing and Tohoku disaster in Los Angeles, Mar. 1

Sadako Legacy

The grandson of President Harry S. Truman and the nephew of Hiroshima peace icon Sadako Sasaki will lead a panel discussion on peace-making and restoration on Saturday, March 1 from 4 pm to 6 pm at the Japan Foundation in Los Angeles. Clifton Truman Daniel, grandson of the 33rd U.S President who authorized the...
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2012 Tohoku Update: American journalists to talk about recovery and relief efforts in Northeast Japan, Sept 9

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The public is invited to a panel discussion on the ongoing recovery and relief efforts in northern Japan from journalists and volunteers who have recently visited the devastated areas. Sunday, Sept 9, 2- 5 pm The National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, 111 Central Avenue (across the plaza form the Japanese American National...
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Cultural News’ pubisher to talk about his Tohoku disaster tour, March 27

Tohoku Kesennuma Big Ship

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...
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Lecture Note:Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami by Dr. Hitoshi Abe, Mr. Shige Higashi, and Dr. Osamu Fujimura – May 10, 2011

Nibei Abe Fujimura Higashi Tohoku report

The Nibei Foundation – Japan Study Club 11570 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064 May 10, 2011 The evening lecture was given by three speakers; Dr. Hitoshi Abe, Mr. Shige Higashi and Dr. Osamu Fujimura. Dr. Hitoshi Abe The first speaker was Dr. Abe, UCLA Director of the Center for Japanese Studies and...
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Cultural News 2011 April reports first-hand experiences and cultural aspects of disaster

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Download link for 2011_April_Cultural_News A ball of rice bringing evacuees a sense of comfort (Omusubi – Onigiri) “Please Read to Know What is Happening Now” A doctor continues practice in indoor confinement area near stricken nuclear power plant Firsthand account of Los Angeles County rescue worker’s experience Editorial/ The Japanese government is not hiding...
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