in 60th Anniversary event in Korea!
I came back from Korea. I was really moved by the Korean
Power! How powerful and friendly they are !!
We sang NEGAI and other 4 peace songs in front of thousands
of people in Kanfamun Plaza, a big plaza temporarily made
after blocking all cars on the main road. The Korean audience all
listened to our songs very carefully,
happily, waving Korean flags, cheering goods and gave us big
hands showing us a warm welcome and a great hospitality and
solidarity!! We will never forget their smiles!We sang NEGAI in
Japanese but they understood it with its melody and some messages
read by Mr. Yokoyama , me and Ms. Nakai and her doll Kinchan(
ventriloquism). Especially the graduate student's from Ohzu JHS, Ms.
Hiramoto's (19yrs) speech moved a lot of people there. My student
Saeko ( 15yrs)made the last message, too.
We ( 102 people delegation from Japan)had a great solidarity
with Korean people and we made sure we can cooperate each other for
peace in the world. We, people are the promoters of our history.
This time this event was held by Korean government. And we ordinary
peopple were invited to promote the friendship and peace. Korean
people cheered us a lot because we arepeace loving people. Let's
get together promoting peace further!
I hear this event was broadcasted by KBS TV on 15th
morning, but unfortunalely I have not found the article on the
Also I have not developed our photos
yet but I found some articles concerned with this event.
Oct 6, 2005 Suwako Nagata
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