Fukushima - A Silent Prayer of Poetry
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Radiation falls. The night is silent. Composed of Fukushima poet Ryoichi Wago’s continued tweets and poetry on Twitter, started soon after the great east Japan earthquake on 11th March 2011. Fukushima, which not only withstood earthquakes, tsunamis and aftershocks, but also suffered from radioactive contamination. Presented as a 60 minute reading show combined with traditional Japanese arts, the Tsugaru Shamisen musical instrument, which is from Tohoku and Noh theatre, which is said to be the oldest mask theatre in the world, and photos from Fukushima, followed by a 20 minute talk. Ages 12+.
Drama Education Company.
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