These projects are in response to The Great East Japan Earthquake and are led by quake survivors.

The term “The Great East Japan Earthquake” generally means the entire damage caused by the earthquake of magnitude 9 with its epicenter 130 km east-southeast of the Oshika Peninsula in Miyagi Prefecture, the largest earthquake on record in the vicinity of Japan. The disastrous tsunami, with the height of from 10 meters to 40 meters at the highest point, that was caused by this earthquake inflicted catastrophic damage to the Pacific coastal areas in the Tohoku and Kanto Regions in Japan. As of March 2014, the death toll was 18,958 and the number of the missing was 2,655, according to the Fire and Disaster Management Agency.


To Learn More About On-going Projects in Japan....


PROJECT 1: Museum Restoration and the Preservation of Material Artifacts


PROJECT 2: Folk Performing Arts and Healing in Iwate, Northern Japan