Friday, September 11, 2009

Report from Nanjing, China: 100 People from Japan Gather at Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall

 On Aug. 15, two events were held at Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall in Nanjing. One was an opening ceremony to an exhibition “Pictures of August 15 drawn by 100 Japanese cartoonists.” (See photo) About 200 people including 100 from Japan gathered for the event. The exhibition was open for three months as the first since the foundation of the memorial hall. More than 160 art works on a theme of August 15 were contributed by Japanese cartoonists, authors and actors. Manga artists, Tetsuya Chiba and Kenji Morita, from Japan attended the opening. “I had never thought that it was possible to open a manga exhibition on a theme of war in Nanjing,” Chiba said. (By Masanori Yumoto) Video on UnionTube 

中国・南京現地取材 : 8月15日、日本から100名が「虐殺記念館」に集う

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