ILC NEWS from Tohoku

-brought to you by the Tohoku ILC Promotion Council-

Here's the latest news about the local effort for the ILC in Tohoku (northeastern Japan)
Museum of Stones and Kenji, and ‘Strong in the Rain’

Welcome to the Museum of Stones and Kenji, a world where the minerals of the earth are brought to life and the history of engineer, agronomist, teacher, geologist, philosopher, activist, poet, and writer Kenji Miyazawa can be explored. The museum is also dedicated to the life of Suzuki Tozo who was the plant manager of the Former Tohoku Stone Crushing Plant in Higashiyama, Ichinoseki, where Kenji devoted his later years as a salesman and engineer. Both Kenji and Tozo sought after ‘true happiness for everyone’.

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Three Things to Look Forward To In The Cold Iwate Mountains!

Right now, the mountains are full of the leaves all starting to turn fall colors, but once you start to see the autumn leaves in the city, the mountains will already have seen their first dusting of snow.

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Miyazawa Kenji and his connection to Ichinoseki (Pt. 1)

“These are my stories gathered from the forests, fields, railroad tracks, rainbows and moonlight.” From the introduction to the fairy tale collection “A restaurant with many orders”-

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3 Day Trip Hiking the Michinoku Coastal Trail along the Sanriku Coast(Japan-guide. com)
On this three day trip, we hike parts of the Michinoku Coastal Trail along the Sanriku Coast. We'll start in Aomori and make our way to Sendai where the trip ends, and visit some of the most scenic spots along the way.

About Tohoku ILC Promotion Council

This conference, consisting of industry, academic, and government representatives, has been established to promote basic scientific research and to deepen the understanding of the International Linear Collider, as well as to research and maintain the environment during ILC installation.
That's the news for this month! As always, feel free to send us any questions about local activities for the ILC, life in the region, or about working in Japan.

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