Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth Announces the 3/11 Resilience Series

The three/11 Resilience Collection, Presented by the Japan-The usa Culture of Dallas/Fort Truly worth

“The three/11 Resilience Collection obviously demonstrates the conquering spirit of the Japanese individuals and the resilience they have shown each throughout the catastrophe and in the 10 years considering that,” reported JASDFW Govt Director Paul Pass.

The Japan-The usa Culture of Dallas/Fort Truly worth is happy to announce a special three-system collection commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the Wonderful East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. The earthquake and tsunami claimed just about 20,000 lives, ruined two hundred,000 houses, and compelled the evacuation of four hundred,000 individuals. The applications, which will be introduced on-line and no cost of charge on dates in February and March, honor the resilience of survivors, and show each the take care of of the individuals in Tohoku, and how the area has recovered considering that 2011.

The Japan-The usa Culture of Dallas/Fort Truly worth initially arrived to the region’s support in 2011 by elevating in excess of $187,000 for relief, which supported the Mori no sato nursing home in Sendai, Japan. The metropolises of Dallas and Sendai, which was drastically devastated by the earthquake and tsunami, have also been International Friendship Cities considering that 1997.

This collection is proudly introduced by the Japan-The usa Culture of Dallas/Fort Truly worth with generous help from the Consulate-Common of Japan in Houston.

“The three/11 Resilience Collection obviously demonstrates the conquering spirit of the Japanese individuals and the resilience they have shown each throughout the catastrophe and in the 10 years considering that,” reported JASDFW Govt Director Paul Pass. “The Japan-The usa Culture of Dallas Fort Truly worth is genuinely honored to share this inspirational collection with our users and all individuals who would benefit from these tales of hope and conquering tremendous obstructions these kinds of as the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.”

The three/11 Resilience three-Software Collection consists of:

one. A Mission of Kataribe – The Memory of the Earthquake Should really Not Be Neglected

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17 | seven:00 PM – 8:00 PM CST

This inspirational system features a special dialogue with Seietsu Sato, a survivor of the Wonderful East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. During the tragedy, he was an assistant hearth chief of Kesennuma (気仙沼市) in Miyagi Prefecture. He missing his wife because of to the disasters that transpired on March 11, 2011, when he was directing groups of firefighters to put out huge blazes having in excess of the metropolis.

He will discuss about his mission as a kataribe, storyteller in Japanese, and “Saving Lives” with his message about the price of human everyday living. We persuade you to acquire this prospect to study from Mr. Sato, and that the memory of the earthquake need to not be neglected. (Visitor will discuss in Japanese and there will be consecutive interpretation into English.)

Sign up for this no cost on-line presentation at https://jasdfw.org/function/a_mission_of_kataribe/.

2. Voices in the Wind (風の電話) Movie Screening

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18 – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28

In her look for for responses right after the devastating 2011 Wonderful East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, 17-year-old Haru sets out on a prolonged journey throughout Japan to the town in which the catastrophe swept away her brother and parents. The highway trip usually takes the younger female, who is nevertheless haunted by the dying of beloved types, from Hiroshima to Tokyo to Fukushima and sooner or later, all the way to Ōtsuchi in Iwate Prefecture, in which her household home when stood. On the way she encounters intriguing individuals, heart-breaking and heart-warming tales, and tales of lives saved and lives missing. She sooner or later finds a lovely backyard, in which a mysterious telephone box provides an unimaginable present to individuals who action within.

This film is in Japanese with English subtitles. You will have forty eight hrs to view the film when you unlock your Eventive account. The screening is constrained to 600 complete sights and only out there for consumers with a U.S. IP address.

Sign up for the no cost film screening at https://jasdfw.org/function/voice_in_the_wind/.

three. A Resurgent Region- Tohoku’s Recovery Considering that 2011

TUESDAY, MARCH 16 | seven:00 PM – 8:00 PM CST

The 2011 Wonderful East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami devastated massive regions of the Pacific coastal regions in Japan’s Tohoku area. This catastrophe resulted in countless numbers of fatalities, the displacement of full communities, and a lasting memory in the background of northeast Japan. However, Japanese modern society and its individuals are also exceptional in their capability to rebound, rebuild, and recover. You should join us for this special dialogue with representatives from Fukushima, Iwate, and Miyagi Prefectures on the progress made in Tohoku considering that 2011. We will explore reconstructing bodily infrastructure, attracting financial action to the area, debunking myths about catastrophe-troubled regions, providing social providers for individuals nevertheless in require, and making certain a affluent future for Tohoku by neighborhood making and grassroots organizations.

This system will incorporate a special recorded video message from The Honorable Kazuko Kori, Mayor of Sendai, Japan.

Speakers

Kazunori Ishii – Director of Strategic Management and International Affairs, Kamaishi City

Hiroyuki Karahashi – President, Homare Sake Brewery Company

Junko Tsuda – Govt Director, U.S.-Japan Council (Japan)

Paul Pass (moderator) – Govt Director, Japan-The usa Culture of Dallas/Fort Truly worth

Sign up for this no cost on-line presentation at https://jasdfw.org/function/a_resurgent_area/.

For much more details about the three/11 Resilience Collection and indication up for the applications, study much more about the Japan-The usa Culture of Dallas/Fort Truly worth, and see approaching JASDFW activities and applications, please visit https://jasdfw.org.

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To plan an job interview with JASDFW Govt Director Paul Pass, please phone publicist Tim Hewitt at 817-205-3898 or email him at [email protected]

About the Japan-The usa Culture of Dallas/Fort Truly worth

The Japan-The usa Culture of Dallas/Fort Truly worth is a non-income group established in 1970 to persuade friendship and mutual comprehension among Japanese and Americans in North Texas by small business, cultural, and educational applications. Obtain out much more by going to us at https://jasdfw.org.

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