London Songs for Japan on Saturday news

The London Songs for Japan: One Year after the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami event will happen this Saturday, March 10 2012. For this special cause, there will be a special venue, special schedule and special performances.

St. George’s Church in Bloomsbury (near Tottenham Court Road and Holburn tube station) will be the venue of this marvellous occasion.  As well as original Japanese performers, there will also be incredible, will-empowering songs such as Ghibli OSTs and Puccini, Johan Strauss and The Beatles.

As the anniversary date of the devastation that his the Asian country we all support and admire so much, charity events and various causes reappear on the horizon. It is great that for a whole year the people never stopped supporting those in need and I urge you all to never stop caring for the ones who have deserved help and warmth!

Here is the official statement by the organizing committee:

Saturday 10th March 7:30pm

Songs for Japan: One year after the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Performers: Saori Nakazawa with Max Pappenheim, Louisa Roberts Lynagh and Michael Dunnigan.

Songs for Japan concert is to raise money for Project Next, an organisation based in Tono-city, Iwate. This area was one of the worst hit during the Great East Japan Earthquake and the devastating Tsunami that followed. Project Next provides support and aid to survivors through face-to-face contact by delivering food, supplies, and other necessities directly to those in need.

The varied concert programme includes repertoire from traditional Japanese and English folk, pop, rock, opera and musical theatre with compositions by Puccini, J Strauss, The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel and Studio Ghibli.

Admission by donation.

This concert is supported by: International House London

Project Next



Source: Official Website

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6 thoughts on “London Songs for Japan on Saturday news

      1. Sounded like those church singing initiatives… Sorry, if I offended someone. Just thought it was funny. :D

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