Lecture at Hirai-Nishi Elementary School

On February 9, 2023, Representative Takase gave a lecture at Hirai-Nishi Elementary School in Edogawa Ward, Tokyo. Former Principal Kasuga, a member of the Board of Directors of Association, also attended and assisted the event.

About 370 students from grades 1 through 6 attended the lecture, listening intently to the story of Nakagawa Chiyoji’s 1954 appeal for peace and presentation of the Peace Bell to the United Nations, and many students raised their hands one after another to ask excellent questions.A representative child from each class rang the Peace Bell, the sound of which will remain in the children’s hearts for a long time.

Principal Fujisawa, PTA president, and many other teachers also participated in the event, showing their passion for peace activities at Hirai Nishi Elementary School.