21:59 - 4th March 2013, by David West

Help Raise Money For Victims Of The Japanese Tsunami

11 March 2013 will mark two years since the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami struck Japan and led to the meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear facility.

To mark the anniversary and to help raise funds for the people affected by the disaster, events are taking place in London and around the UK this month.

Japan Matters: The second anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake is an event taking place in Glasgow on 10 March. There will be a screening of three videos about the events of 2011 and their aftermath.

The venue is St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, 2 Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0RH. For more information visit

The Bunkasai Club is holding a screening of two films in London also on 10 March, followed by a meal. Tickets are £10 (£7 for students) and all profits will go to Aid For Japan.

The screening will take place at Zia Teresa, 6 Hans Road, London , SW3 1RX. For more info visit

On 11 March you can dance the night away in aid of Japan at Megumi Project presents - Miss Megoo's Monday at Nolias11.

This fundraiser for the Japan earthquake and tsunami anniversary will take place at Nolias11, 56 Stamford Street, London, SE1 9LX from 6.30PM until midnight.

There will be DJs and live music from Miss Megoo & The Yahman All Stars. Entrance is £6 and you can learn more about the event on their Facebook page.

The Green Chorus Lunchtime Recital at St Dunstan-in-the-West: Memorial Concert for the sufferers of the Great East Japan Earthquake takes place on 13 March starting at 1.15PM at St Dunstan-in-the-West, 186A Fleet Street, London EC4A 2HR.

Joji Hirota and The London Metropolitan Orchestra and with The London Taiko Drummers will perform Beyond the Requiem - 2 years from the earthquake and tsunami on 16 March to raise money for people affected by the events.

The performance will take place at St John's Wood Church, Lord's Roundabout, St John's Wood, NW8 7NE. Tickets are £20 and you can learn more about the celebrated performer Joji Hirota (pictured above) on his website.

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