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Out of over 200 videos received from 36 countries and territories, Jogovision Song Contest 2011 winner Haruka Matsumoto’s video for her song, “Kanashii Uta” (A Sad Song), was one of about twenty featured on NHK World’s We Love Japanese Songs! 2013 program! And as far as I could tell, Haruka’s was the only original song in the show (the rest were covers). The show was hosted by Mika Yoshino and George Williams, and included performances by Masami Okui (“Rinbu Revolution”) and Jero (“Umiyuki”).

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