• Kyodo


Singers from areas hit by the March quake and tsunami will perform in NHK’s 62nd “Kohaku Uta Gassen” music extravaganza on New Year’s Eve, with the theme “Let’s sing about tomorrow.”

Among the artists are Inawashirokos, a rock band whose members hail from Fukushima Prefecture, as well as veteran singers Toshiyuki Nishida and Masao Sen, NHK said in releasing the lineup of 55 individual and group performers.

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