Concerto on a Stringed Survivor

Where We Call Home

27m 00s
Broadcast on October 17, 2022 Available until October 17, 2023

This time, we visit Hiroshima Prefecture to meet Ukrainian-born Hiraishi Olena and her son, budding violinist Eishin. Since Russia began invading Olena's home country, she and Eishin have been organizing charity concerts to provide support for Ukraine. They now prepare to send a message of peace to the world with a special concert in which Eishin will play a violin that survived the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima. We also meet UK-native Sally Hancox, who crafts beautiful indigo dye creations on Awaji Island.

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