62One Year Memorial for Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: 3/11, 2:30-4:30 pm
Mar 1, 2012
3/11 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami One Year Memorial Gathering "OKUNEN ~We will remember forever~"
Date: Sunday, March 11th, 2012 2:30pmï½4:30pm
Place: West Side of Washington Square Park West 4th St at Thompson St, New York, NY 10003
If it rains, it will be at Judson Memorial Church (55 Washington Square South, NYC)
Sponsored by the New York Japanese-American Lions Club Charities (JALCC)
Supported by Japanese American Association of New York, The Interfaith Center of New York, The Buddhist Council of New York, Judson Memorial Church, International Shinto Foundation, Lions Clubs of District 20-R2, and others.
The New York Japanese-American Lions Club Charities (JALCC) will be holding a one-year memorial for the victims of the March 11th, 2011, Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. The event will be held at Washington Square Park on March 11th, 2012 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm. This interfaith memorial service will remember the victims with prayers and chanting from several religious traditions including Buddhism, Shintoism, Christianity and others. The US-Japan Memorial Chorus and other musicians will perform. There will also be a chance for participants to do flower offerings and incense offerings for the victims in the Japanese tradition.