One Year Anniversary Events on Mar. 10th

There are many events that have been planned for one year anniversary of 3/11 this weekends in Japan. Here’s some of them scheduled on March 10th.

MARCH 10TH

AICHI

“3.10 Goodbye Nuclear Power Plants Action in Aichi”
Hisaya Odori Park’s Hisaya Square in Sakae, Nagoya
Opens 13:00
Rally starts 15:00
Demonstration 16:00
URL: http://blog.goo.ne.jp/611aichi (in Japanese)

KYOTO


“Bye-Bye Nuclear @ Kyoto!”
Maruyama Park in Kyoto-shi
Opens 12:00
Rally starts 14:00
Demonstration starts 14:45
URL: http://atomausstieg-action.jimdo.com/ (in Japanese)

(UPDATE)

CHIBA


“3.11 Chiba Action”
Yoshikawa Park in Chiba-shi
Rally starts 13:30
Demonstration starts 14:00
URL: http://blog.goo.ne.jp/chiba20110507/(in Japanese)

HYOGO


“It’s Love. humanERROR A Million People Parade in Kobe”
Meriken Park
in Kobe
Rally 12:00-15:00
Parade 15:00-16:00
URL: http://sayogenkobe.blog.fc2.com/(in Japanese)

YAMAGUCHI


“Goodbye Nukes 10 Million People Action in Yanai”
Sun Beam Yanai
in Yanai-shi
opens 13:00
Rally starts 13:30
Parade starts 15:30
URL: http://ameblo.jp/1000mannin-yanai/

15,000 Goodbyes to Nukes in Fukuoka

About 15,000 people gathered in Fukuoka’s Maizuru Park to say NO to nuclear power plants and the Genkai Nuclear Power Plant in particular yesterday according to the organizer of “the Goodbye Nukes! 10,000 People’s Rally in Fukuoka”.

In addition to people from Kyushu and Yamaguchi, about 300 groups from South Korea participated in the protest.

This was the largest anti-nuclear plants event ever held in Kyushu, reported Ryukyu Shimpo, Okinawa’s local newspaper.

Here’s some video coverages in English:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKdBXkTT2YY