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Istituto comprensivo”Niccolo Tommaseo”(Torino, Italy)

The city ofTorino applied for tree planting.
The tree-planting ceremonytook place on 29th April at “Niccolo Tommaseo” Comprehensive School. Children have learned about the “A-bombed kaki tree” at school.
Children wrote messages on medium-size stones. These stones were placed around the planted kaki tree. At the tree-planting ceremony, children sang songs, and sang Japanese songs in chorus, and [...]

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Biblioteca Municipal de Felgueiras(Portugal)

An embroidery company called HEARTS applied for tree planting.
At HEARTS, they focus on quality products, and all embroidery works are made by hands of 8 embroiders. They use cork instead of leather, which is normally used for fasteners. They have a brand called “The Child Artist”, and its handmade women’s accessoriescapturechildren’s art works. They have [...]

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Scuola Media di Castiglione Olona(Va,Italy)

The town of Olona in the province of Varese applied for tree planting. They have learned about the Kaki Tree Project through Mr. Rosario Manisera of Fuji Cultural Association.
The tree-planting ceremony was held at Olona Middle School on 9th of April. Children from several schools and many local residents, including the mayor, participated in. The [...]

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Scuola Elementare di Paderno Franciacorta(Castegnato,BS, Italy)

Teacher Abrami Marilena of Paderno Franciacorta Elementary School applied for tree planting, and it took place on 9th of April. The school started projects on peace a few years ago, and has conducted a number of projects since then.They want children to have a firm belief that wars will not help people grow and thrive, [...]

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Planting Ceremony: Associazione Gaetano Negri ONLUS(Milano, Italy)

The tree-planting ceremony took place at the Associazione Gaetano Negri ONLUS on 9th of April.
The association was established in 1961 to support people with mental and physical disabilities. Since then, it has continued its activities with aims to raiseawareness among the general publicand people with mental and physical disabilities that they are also worthwhile and [...]

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Park in Via Brescia, beside the War Memorial (Rodengo Saiano,BS, Italy)

The kaki tree was planted on 19th March in the 5,000 sq meter park which is managed by local citizens. An edible landscape (where fruit and vegetable are planted) has been built in the park, and a number of plants and trees are also planted.
The tree-planting ceremony took place to commemorate the sister cities relationship [...]

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Planting Ceremony: Public park of Ficulle

 

The Planting Ceremony at a park in Ficulle was held on 25 April, which is the anniversary of the end of the war in Italy. Children in Kindergarten participated in the ceremony. They made flags with their wishes for peace, and decorated them around the Kaki tree. Children wore orange T-shirts, and made orange [...]

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Planting Ceremony: Barrak’s Lane Community Garden (Oxford, U.K.)

The sapling of the bombed Kaki Tree was planted in “Barrak’s Lane Community Garden” in Oxford, UK.Many Local people and their children participated to the ceremony, for 2015 is the seventieth anniversary of the end of World War Ⅱ. There were also members of the COFEPOW(a charity to perpetuate the memories of the Far East [...]

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Romberg Park Botanical Garden Planting Ceremony (Dortmund, Germany)

In 2000, Dortmund city has founded the Place of Hiroshima, and planted a Ginkgo tree that has survived the bombing. Also, they are supporting a campaign to finance holidays for children of Fukushima.
The Planting took place at Romberg Park Botanical Garden in Dortmund. Founded in 1820, this botanical garden is one of the largest gardens [...]

Elemantary School “Elvira Vatovec” Planting Ceremony
(Strunjan, Slovenia)

Strunjan is situated in the central part of the Slovene coast and adjacent to the bilingual area on the border of Italy and Croatia.
The Strunjan valley where nature is protected, is known for the traditional salt-making with saltpans and agriculture. The valley, which is located in a remote area, is also known for its kaki [...]

Istituto D’istruzione Superiore “Alessandro Volta” Planting Ceremony
(Pavia, Italy)

Pavia is an important town near Milan, Italy, where historical architectures and monuments remain. The applicant, Prof. Dario Molinari, saw the exhibit of the Kaki Tree Project in 1999 at the Venice Biennale and have wanted to participate in the Project since. Prior to the planting, they held the event entitled “Wings and Roots for [...]

Public Library “Cle du savoir” Planting Ceremony
(Kati, Republic of Mali)

Africabougou (ABG) is an Italian NPO, which has been undertaking activities in the Rebublic of Mali, the Northwest Africa, since 2005. The organization, working together with the rural community and local authorities, has been undertaking construction and management of educational and public health infrastructure in different places in Yelekbougou, a rural community about 40km north [...]

Park Sarah Planting Ceremony
(Riace, Reggio Calabria, Italy)

Ms. Tiziana Volta has initiated a number of plantings, including at Ristorante “Castello Malvezzi” in Giuseppe, Brescia, Italy (21 February 2009), Scuola secondaria di primo grado Giosue Carducci in L’Aquila, Italy (2 April 2011), as well as three plantings in 2012 at Parco San Giovanni in Trieste (14 April), Conservatorio Botanico della Valle D’Itria in [...]

Community Primary School in N’Tyeani Planting Ceremony
(Yelekebougou, Republic of Mali)

Africabougou (ABG) is an Italian NPO, which has been undertaking activities in the Rebublic of Mali, the Northwest Africa, since 2005. The organization, working together with the rural community and local authorities, has been undertaking construction and management of educational and public health infrastructure in different places in Yelekbougou, a rural community about 40km north [...]

Community Primary School in Fansira Coro Planting Ceremony
(Yelekbougou, Republic of Mali)

Africabougou (ABG) is an Italian NPO, which has been undertaking activities in the Rebublic of Mali, the Northwest Africa, since 2005. The organization, working together with the rural community and local authorities, has been undertaking construction and management of educational and public health infrastructure in different places in Yelekbougou, a rural community about 40km north [...]

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