Wednesday 11 March 2015 – the actual anniversary of the Fukushima disaster

17:30 – 19:30

opposite the Japanese Embassy

opening speech by Shigeo Kobayashi of JAN UK (Japanese Against Nuclear)

message from Naoto Kan, Prime Minister of Japan at the time of the 311 disaster, read by Shigeo Kobayashi
a minute of silence to mark the 11/3/11 tragedy


prayer by Reverend Gyoro Nagaseclick here for a transcription of the prayer; chanting by Reverend Nagase and Sister Maruta:


Shigeo Kobayashi reads a message from Taro Yamamoto, anti nuclear MP in Japan, and former actor:

Bruce Kent, Honorary Vice President Campaign For Nuclear Disarmament:
songs by Atsuko Kamura, singer Kamura Obscura:
Shigeo Kobayashi reads out message from Hiroaki Koide, Kyoto University:
Shigeo Kobayashi reads out message from Germany:
Shigeo Kobayashi reads out the statement to Mr Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan and Ambassador Mr Keiichi Hayashi, which is read out in front of the Japanese Embassy, London every Friday:

101-104 Piccadilly, London W1J 7JT

nearest tube: Green Park



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photographs by Luca Neve here:

photographs by Lynda Bowyer here:

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