18th of November - Sapporo
The statue titled Mother Earth - Boshizo-Furusato in Japanese was unveiled in the Maruyama Park in Sapporo. The unveiling ceremony was attended by a large crowd among them the leaders of the city and the school friends of Chiyo Wagner who helped to collect the funds to form the park and place the statue. The globular statue showing the mother with her baby in lovely embracing moment is in the center of a community space. The season's first snowfall arrived with 40 cm snow just the night before the ceremony. On this occassion Chiyo Wagner was decorated for her outstanding service.
Photoalbum of the Ceremony