11th March 2013 marks the 2 year Anniversary of the Tsunami/Earthquake tragedy in Japan. Aid For Japan will hold the event Bunkasai to mark this occasion.
Aid For Japan is a charity set up for the Tsunami orphans; 2 of whom we invited and hosted in the UK over Christmas 2012. A Japanese television crew documented their visit here, and the programme was broadcast in Japan. Please watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrC_qIcNQMg&sns=em
Bunkasai event information:
Date: Monday 11th March
Venue: Danubius Hotel, Regents Park, 18 Lodge Road, St John’s Wood , London, NW8 7JT
18:00-18:05 Opening ceremony
Speech by Nicolas Maclean of Pennycross CMC
Introduction of 400 Anniversary of Japan-British Relations, http://japan400.com
18:00-18:30 Introduction of Japan Society of Kings College and other universities.
18:30-19:05 Introductory lecture on Japanese culture (Kimono, Tea ceremony, Bushido, Shinto by Akemi Solloway Tanaka)
19:05-19:20 Introduction of charity organization Aid For Japan (Video screening of the two girls who visited the UK)
19:20-20:55 Film screening of “Living Through March 11, 2011. Words That Remember the Great East Japan Earthquake”
20:55-21:00 2 minutes silence
Entrance is FREE however recommended donations are Student £5 Adult £10
ALL proceeds go to charity Aid For Japan
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Tanaka
The orphans who visited the UK last Christmas returned home safely.
More orphans would like to visit the UK this summer. Our fund raising target is £9,000. Please support us.
Gift Aid reference number is XT31630.