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)
TOHOKU HOUSE ‐Contents Web pre-release‐

On March 11, the 10th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake, there will be a promotional early access sneak peek at TOHOKU HOUSE on the web.
We will provide an amazing experience for everyone who comes to the TOHOKU HOUSE main event this summer for hoping the visit to the Tohoku region.

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A new trend for Japan? Population movement from Tokyo to other regions

 COVID-19 is raging across Japan. Now that there is an remote-work environment in place, and because people want to avoid contact with others, we are starting to move away from those famous Tokyo jam-packed trains, and are changing our views about life in the rural areas.
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Some lesser known winter activities in Iwate!

Winter is here. Nothing better than the view of freshly snowcapped mountains with the backdrop of pale sunset hues of pinks and blues, or relaxing in the outdoor hot springs as the crisp air turns the water droplets on your hair to ice, or, lounging around all day watching the TV from the warmth of a “Kotatsu” (table with a heat source).

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Feeling Inspired on the Michinoku Coastal Trail

Almost ten years ago, Tohoku suffered the strongest earthquake in its recorded history. The world watched and gasped at images of the devastation, but soon the media attention died down and people across started to forget.

As a travel journalist, I became curious about recovery and used various search engines to discover more. This is when I first found out about the Michinoku Coastal Trail: a newly opened, 1,000 kms hiking trail along the pacific coast through Tohoku, to support long term recovery, by encouraging tourists to the region.

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Hakkoda Ski Resort(Aomori Japan)
Hakkoda has several slopes with long sliding distance of 7 km from Tamoyachidake mountaintop at the ropeway station, and both beginner and advanced skier or snowboarders can enjoy. Hakkoda offers you a grand view of huge snow-covered trees and overlook of the Tsugaru and Shimokita Peninsulas and Hokkaido while sliding down the mountain.

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.

Best wishes,
The Tohoku ILC Promotion Council
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