This video is LIGHT UP NIPPON which is the fireworks of prayer and memorial to the victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake. It was held simultaneously at 12 locations in the Tohoku region Japan on August 11, 2014, but this video from the fireworks launch site in Watari town, Miyagi Prefecture Tohoku Japan. More than 15,000 people died due to the East Japan great earthquake tsunami that hit the Tohoku region all over the Pacific side on March 11, 2011, and 561 square meters of area was flooded around the coastal areas of the Iwate and Miyagi and Fukushima Prefecture.
LIGHT UP NIPPON was held for the first time on August 11, 2011 though the festival and the fireworks display were canceled all over Japan due to the earthquake disaster.Fireworks festival was launched at 10 places, primarily in the coastal area of the Tohoku district, with fireworks of prayer and memorial all at once. In 2014, which is the third year since the earthquake. it was held in 12 locations in the Tohoku region, and a video of fireworks launched at the venue of Watari town Miyagi prefecture, which is one of them, was recorded.
LIGHT UP NIPPON 2014
Iwate Prefecture: Noda village, Miyako city Taro, Otsuchi town, Kamaishi city, Ofunato city, Rikuzentakata city
Miyagi Prefecture: Kesennuma City ,Minami Sanriku Town Utsu, Watari town Ishinomaki city Ogatsu
Fukushima Prefecture Aizu Misato Town · Iwaki City Hisanohama
Video recorded place: Watari town, Miyagi Prefecture
Schedule date: August 11, 2014
Holding time: 19: 00 ~