Flowers Will Bloom: The Stories Behind the Song *RERUN
Ten years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, NHK's song for recovery "Flowers Will Bloom" is reborn in 11 languages, thanks to artists from around the world. Following "Flowers Will Bloom Beyond Borders," aired in February, this program offers insight on the performers' memories of the disaster, their feelings about the song, as well as the unexpected positive impact it had on people in Syria.
People across Japan observed a moment of silence at 2:46 PM on March 11, 2021
Jakarta-based singer and actor Hiroaki Kato sings the Indonesian version
For these Syrian people, "Flowers Will Bloom" has a special significance
Film director Iwai Shunji wrote the lyrics to "Flowers Will Bloom"