• Kyodo


Iitate Mayor Norio Kanno addressed an audience in New York on Saturday about his village’s effort to recover from the Fukushima disaster and their present situation.

Kanno gave a preconcert lecture on the first day of the “Music from Japan” festival in Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Center. The event, which showcases traditional and contemporary Japanese music, marked its 37th season this year.

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