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Virtual Tohoku Tour & Meeting With 3-11 Survivors

  • 20 Apr 2021
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Online
  • 63

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JAPAN BOWL PARTICIPANTS ONLY

29th NATIONAL JAPAN BOWL PARTICIPANTS

Unique invitation to meet together virtually with survivors from Ishinomaki, one of the areas hardest hit by the Great East Japan Earthquake.

A decade has passed since the 3-11 earthquake.  29thNational Japan Bowl competitors are invited to discuss the Great East Japan Earthquake with survivors from the affected areas in Japan

Part1 8:05PM-8:15PM

Overview: The Great East Japan Earthquake and the Damage at the Time of the Earthquake

Live Lecture:3.11 Future Support Association Director, Chihiro Fujima

Part2 8:15PM-8:25PM

“Operation Tomodachi”

Part3 8:25PM-8:50PM

Views from a Story Teller : Field Trip to Kadonowaki Elementary School– Preserved earthquake damage to illustrate the lessons and impact of the Great East Japan Earthquake

Lecturer : Story teller, Kyohmi Takahashi

Part4 Q and A Session / Discussion

Outline of the Disaster Prevention Special Seminar

A decade has passed since the unprecedented disaster, the Great East Japan Earthquake.

Because of current coronavirus crisis, it is difficult to visit the site and learn first hand about the earthquake. However, it is very important to share experiences and lessons form the earthquake for new generations who did not experienced it.

Based on this situation, NTT East, which provides telecommunication and ICT services in the East part of Japan (including Miyagi Prefecture) has planned online reconstruction tourism to respond the new normal society. NTT East creates opportunity for many people to learn about the Great East Japan Earthquake even under current corona virus crisis. At the same time we hope that many people will visit the site, Tohoku after the pandemic is over.

In this seminar, you can learn about the earthquake and disaster prevention in the future through a live conversation with a storyteller who experienced the earthquake. Please feel free to participate in this unique and special opportunity.

■Qualification and others

・Participants in 29th National Japan Bowl 2021 are eligible.

・This seminar will be held on Zoom– please use a PC, tablet, etc. to join.

・Please turn your video on during the seminar, because we consider interactive communication to be important.

・Please share your questions or comments during the seminar by using the chat function. In the Q & A session, the lecturer or storyteller will answer them.

・Please complete our survey after the seminar.

・This interaction between disaster survivors and National Japan Bowl participants will be reported on by mass media.


We will send you Zoom link before the seminar started.

Registration ends Monday, April 19th.

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