Hello from Osaka. Hello our friends, we really appreciating for your warm emails everyday,
and we know many many people are worrying this Japan situation now.
Since the situation is changing in every second seriously. And many friends out of Japan
send us the latest news/information which is reported on the media overseas about now.
Berlin friends sent us the info of organization by artist who organize a way to help evacuation
people from our country. it was touching...
We got email from Chile friends who experienced and survived after Chile earthquake,
Whole the city where we stayed and gave workshop was mostly damaged by that earthquake. They say that "now is our turn to support to your country. "
We got email from Greece friends, where we gave nature side butoh workshop and shared
dancing, singing, praying requiem just after big fire disaster in Greece.
We got email from Beirut friends, where we performed just 10days after of biggest
domestic war there. We felt a lot of life force and courage from the people there.
We got email from friends who were in New Orleans in United States, who experienced and
suffered the Hurricane Katrina. They hope that people we love are safe and we can breathe.
and sending love and energy.
And more and more friends from many place .... we really want to say big thank you and we
feel our strong connection with all of you. Thank you deeply...
How much people are lost, how much people are missing and unknown, how much people are
still under the rubble in stricken area after huge earthquake and tsunami and fire....
We, Atsushi and Hiroko, are in Osaka area, which did not get earthquake disaster.
But we have friends who were just in the stricken area, who lives there, and who became
refugee from this disaster, and we are keeping touch with them fortunately......
And also Tokyo area, there is also tension a lot everyday since there are many aftershock
shake even now, traffic confusion, power shortage, and of course Fukushima nuclear plant
situation. This is the most high emergent issue.
We would like up date our thoughts and our situation, from where we are .
We are sorry that we have not replied to all of our friends messages by email...
But we are here now. and we keep in touch ! And we are really looking forward to
seeing you each other soon again.
This days I am preparing the newsletter mailing out as always we do with message,
and our summer schedule 2011 in Europe, Paris, Italy, and so on...
So thank you very much for your warm heart. We are getting a lot a lot a lot energy
from this support and your warm thought to Japan, and suffering people in Japan.
we pray deeply for this situation, this people, and this moments.
Hiroko and Atsushi
in Osaka / Japan
2011 Mar 17th