5th Anniversary memorial of the 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

The Consul-General of Japan makes opening speech on March 11th at 4pm. On March 11th at 4.46pm, a minute’s silence will be observed live in unity with the people of Fukushima via large screen. Former PM Ms Julia Gillard’s message to Tohoku will be projected. Students from Tohoku University will make speeches and publicly recognise the work of the disaster rescue teams. Two students from Fukushima University will make speeches who spoke at the UN Disaster Prevention Council. Mr Takeshi Matsunaga, 4th generation traditional potter from Namie-city in Fukushima will make a speech. There will be a live performance from acclaimed violinist Ms Ayako Ishikawa . A photo exhibition of… read more →