To commemorate Haha no Hi (Mother’s Day) on the second Sunday of May this year, NHK will broadcast a special edition of music program “SONGS” on May 11, 2017 at 10:50 PM. The show will introduce some well known masterpiece songs about mother, including songs that conveys appreciation and love for mother, and also songs for mother who have passed away.
Young actress Tao Tsuchiya will host the show. “Every year on Mother’s Day, I give her red carnations and a letter, and talk to her,” she said. In this show, there will also an interview segment with some women about their “words of gratitude for mother” and “songs I want to send to my mother.”
Some of songs about mother that will be introduce in this show are: “Hanataba wo Kimi ni” (Hikaru Utada), “Tsubomi” (Kobukuro), “Arigatou (Ikimonogakari), “Ureshikute Samishii Hi (Your Wedding Day)” (Mariya Takeuchi), “Cosmos” (Momoe Yamaguchi), and many more.