[Japan after Quake] Headline Round-up : Oct 3 – 9



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


[Oct. 3] The man who stopped the tsunami.


It’s a story with a hero: One man who was determined to hold back the waters.


[Oct. 4] Japanese dance troupe performs in Russia to show gratitude for quake aid.


The show, held at Moscow’s popular Stanislavsky Theater on Oct. 3, introduced the audience to the traditional Kuromori Kagura performance, a combination of dance and music featuring Japanese flutes and “taiko” drums.


[Oct. 5] Schools in crisis-hit Minamisoma to limit outdoor activities to 2 hours.


The education board of Minamisoma, Fukushima Prefecture, has decided to limit outdoor activities to two hours a day for students at five schools reopening Oct. 17 in areas between 20 and 30 km from the crippled nuclear plant, local officials said Tuesday.


[Oct. 6] ‘Hula girls’ greet guests at Fukushima spa resort reopening.


Most facilities reopen, comprising a spa and pool theme park, restaurants and hotels, and resumed free bus rides to and from Tokyo.


[Oct. 7] Video of babies born on 3.11 in Tohoku, titled “Happy Birthday 3.11”. Made by Unicef Japan.



[Oct. 8] Returning Japanese – Japan tourism after tsunami.


After taking a huge hit, tourism in Japan is starting to bounce back.


[Oct. 9] F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone helps 3.11 victims by commissioning puppets in his likeness for charity.


The Bernie puppets are on sale for £29 each with all proceeds going to tsunami charities.


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