One Year Memorial for Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: 3/11, 2:30-4:30 pm
- Dear All, at the Japan Society, 333 East 47th St (near the UN):
Memory: Things We Should Never Forget
Friday, February 24 — Sunday, May 27
An exhibition of 47 photos taken in the Tohoku region of Japan by the Photo Department of Nikkei Inc. in the immediate aftermath of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami and during the ongoing recovery. “Before and after” pairings vividly illustrate the human tragedy of this huge natural disaster and the optimism and resilience of local people as they struggle to rebuild their lives. A video of the work of Japan Earthquake Relief Fund grant recipients will also run.
Part of ONE YEAR LATER: Commemorating the One-Year Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami.
RinshoOn Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 6:09 AM, kaizengunn <kaizengunn@...> wrote:
3/11 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
One Year Memorial Gathering
"OKUNEN ~We will remember forever~"
Date: Sunday, March 11th, 2012 2:30pmï½ž4:30pm
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.
Contact: Lion Rev. T. K. Nakagaki (646)-797-7982
Lion Kiichiro Ishikawa (917)-622-5987
or E-mail at info@...
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.