Famed author Haruki Murakami will broadcast a special one-hour radio program this week calling for peace amid Russia’s continuing invasion of Ukraine, the broadcaster Tokyo FM said Wednesday.

On the program, to be aired from 11 p.m. on Friday, March 18, Murakami will feature around 10 musical pieces chosen from his personal record and CD collection that call for an end to war and focus on the preciousness of life, the broadcaster said. He will also explain the social background behind the music along with his translation of their lyrics.

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