Christmas Educational Tour of Disaster Hit Areas in Japan
The Japan America Society of Southern California has announced an educational tour in December of disaster-hit areas of Japan, as well as Tokyo and Kyoto.
Saturday, December 17,2011 to Saturday, December 31, 2011
Tohoku region, Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima, Japan
Terasaki Family Foundation in Los Angeles sponsors the educational tour for youths (over 18 years old) to understand Tohoku disaster, Japanese culture and history in December 2011.
The tour will leave Los Angeles on Dec 17 to visit tsunami torn towns of Minami-Sanriku and Ishinomaki, and Sendai in Miyagi Prefecture, Tokyo, Kyoto, and Hiroshima.
Participant's tuition $2,000 per person
Tuition includes airfare, 10 lectures, hotels, and some meals. The total cost is partially subsidized by Terasaki Family Foundation. The participants must be over 18 years old.
For application form and further information, email
Dec 17 (Sat) Departing at Los Angeles International airport
Dec 18 (Sun) Arriving at Tokyo and traveling to Sendai
Dec 19 (Mon) Traveling to Minami-Sanriku
Dec 20 (Tues) Tour of Minami-Sanriku
Dec 21 (Wed) Traveling to Ishinomaki and having lectures at Ishinomaki Senshu University. Traveling to Sendai.
Dec 22 (Thur) Lectures at Tohoku Fukushi University in Sendai
Dec 23 (Fri) Lectures at Tohoku Fukushi University in Sendai
Dec 24 (Sat) Traveling to Tokyo
Dec 25 (Sun) Free time in Tokyo
Dec 26 (Mon) Lectures at The University of Tokyo
Dec 27 (Tues) Traveling to Hiroshima to visit the Peace Memorial Museum
Dec 28 (Wed) Traveling to Kyoto
Dec 29 (Thurs) Kyoto lectures
Dec 30 (Fri) Free time in Kyoto
Dec 31 (Sat) Leaving Kyoto for Osaka airport, flying to Narita and changing airplane to Los Angeles.
Dec 31 (Sat) Returning Los Angeles