In Pictures: Japan Week and 3.11 Commemoration

From March 1 until March 11 New York focused on Japan as Japan Week and events commemorating the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Northeastern Japan took place. The diversity of these events reflects New York itself.

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March 1 - Cherry Blossoms in Times Square

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March 1 - Souheki Mori performs traditional Japanese tea ceremony during Japan Week at Grand Central

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March 2 - Masayo Ishigure and her koto group perform at Grand Central

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March 4 - Eyewitness from Fukushima at Riverside Church

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March 7 - Situation of Women After Natural/Nuclear Disaster in Japan at UN Church Center

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March 10 - TOGETHER for 3.11 at First Church of Christ, Scientist

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March 11 - Making HappyDolls for children in Tohoku at Japan Society

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March 11 - Shinto priest Rev. Masafumi Nakanishi speaks at an interfaith memorial at Judson Memorial Church

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March 11 - Theater director Sonoko Kawahara participates in SHINSAI: Theaters for Japan at The White Box Studio Theater at Fordham University