[Japan after Quake] Headline Round-up : Jul 18-24



This is a weekly headline round-up of the posts titled [Japan after Quake] on our Facebook page.


[Jul.18] Tsunami guidebook used by Iwate school. It actually helped guide all 3000 students to safety.


Many other schools and organizations show their interest. The guide book can be downloaded from the website, too.


[Jul.19] Sendai Kirin Beer factory resumes production in Sep. & 3 kinds of beer will be shipped to market in Nov.


According to the article, Kirin is going to produce three products as below.
1) Beer using hops grown in Iwate pref.
2) Chuhai (shochu w/soda water) using apples grown in Tohoku.
3) Wine using grapes grown in Fukushima pref


[Jul.20] Repair fund for musical instruments damaged in tsunami – founded by musician Ryuichi Sakamoto & others


“We want to make children happy through music!” They help not only to repair damaged musical instruments, but also to purchase new ones.


[Jul.21] Japan pays tribute to tsunami victims and survivors – World Soccer news.


World Cup hero Homare Sawa paid a moving and emotional tribute to the victims and survivors of the Japan tsunami and dedicated her team’s incredible tournament triumph to them.


[Jul.22] Sendai Anpanman Children’s Museum & Mall opens after three month delay.


I hope Anpanman will cheer up children in disaster stricken areas.


[Jul.23] Fukushima pref makes a basic radiation info guidebook for parents & children.


A4 / 4 page guidebook was made, because children’s summer break began and they spend time outside more than usual. Four variations were made – for pre-school children, elementary school, junior-high, and senior-high.


[Jul.24] 49 junior high students join Peace Boat and visit Sri Lanka, hit by Tsunami in 2004.


These students are from junior high schools in Fukushima. One girl says that she wants to share her feelings and thoughts of the sad experience.


This is JAPAN Style!