05 May 2011
Armatura Kraków has joined the charity action to help the Japanese Kesennuma, organized by the Cracow editorial of Gazeta Wyborcza together with the Japanese Museum of Art and Techniques Manggha.
The leitmotif of the action is a paper made crane bird – the Japanese symbol of happiness and longevity. On April 16th the Cracow newspaper will have an unique edition with special announcements in crane bird shape, the profits from the announcements will be destined to the Kyoto-Kraków Foundation raising money for Kasennuma.
Kasennuma is a port city extremely affected by the March cataclysm. Due to the situation there is lack of food, potable water and medicine. Many people among others: Andrzej Wajda, Krystyna Zachwatowicz, Adam Małysz, Grzegorz Turnau, Anna Dymna have joined the action. The patron of the action is Mr Krzysztof Ingarden, the Honorary Consul of Japan in Cracow. The summary of the action will take place on April 17th at the Manggha Museum.