First Anniversary Memorial for Japan's Earthquake and Tsunami Victims
Almost a year has passed since the terrible earthquake and tsumani struck Japan. On the eve of the first anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake, a memorial event, "Together for 311", will be held by the Fellowship for Japan to commemorate the victims of the disaster. The Fellowship for Japan is a coalition of organizations collaborating to support disaster relief efforts in Japan.
The memorial event will include speeches by Ambassador Shigeyuki Hiroki of the Consul General of Japan in NY, Mr. Motoatsu Sakurai, President of Japan Society, and student representatives from Ridgewood High School in New Jersey. Video messages from Dr. Takeshi Kanno of Tohoku University Hospital, Mr. Yohei Arakawa from the Congress of Natori City in Miyagi Prefecture, and Minato Preschool in Fukushima Prefecture will also be played.
Date: Saturday, March 10, 2012
Time: Doors open 5:00pm
Memorial event 5:45-6:45pm
Place: First Church of Christ, Scientist
10 West 68th St at Central Park West, New York, NY 10023 (map)
Admission is free. Donations will be accepted.
100% of donations will be used for relief efforts in the affected areas in Northeastern Japan.
Please click the following for details of the event in English and Japanese.
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