15 years after the Niigata Chuetsu Earthquake Obon adult ceremony in Yamakoshi area Nagaoka August 14, 17:21
An adult ceremony was held in the Yamakoshi area of Nagaoka City, which was heavily damaged by the Niigata Chuetsu Earthquake 15 years ago.
In the Yamakoshi area of Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture, there are many new adults who return home in Obon. Therefore, an adult ceremony is held every year at this time, and 9 out of 15 new adults attended.
First, Mr. Chiaki Mizusawa, deputy mayor of Nagaoka City, said, “This is the 15th anniversary of the Chuetsu earthquake. Please greet me. "
And on behalf of a new adult, Yuki Kurokami said, “15 years have passed since the earthquake. There were a lot of hardships, but I reconfirmed the importance of human bonds and support. I want to do that. "
A new adult woman who still lives in the Yamakoshi area said, “When the earthquake occurred, my house was broken and I was in a temporary house. Volunteers played with me and I learned the importance of helping each other. I want to tell you about Yamakoshi because I like the locals. "