Hiroshima marks fifth anniversary of deadly mudslides

National Aug 20, 2019

Hiroshima marks fifth anniversary of deadly mudslides

Hiroshima marked the fifth anniversary on Tuesday of landslides that claimed 77 lives, with residents in the affected areas holding a memorial service to mourn the victims. The memorial was attended by the bereaved families, Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui and others. Flowers were left at various ...

Hiroshima pianos that survived bombing play on

National Aug 6, 2019

Hiroshima pianos that survived bombing play on

A piano tuner from Hiroshima is spreading a message of peace with a collection of pianos that survived the bombing in August 1945. Mitsunori Yagawa, 67, fixes the pianos after receiving them from donors and takes them around the country. Born to a hibakusha family, Yagawa ...