Consul-General Kobayashi Participating in the Second Winnipeg Bon-Odori Festival

On Saturday, September 7th, the 2nd Bon Dance Festival was held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, which was hosted by the Japanese Cultural Association of Manitoba (JCAM) where Consul General Kobayashi and MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette both gave greetings.

Many gathered under the clear sky to enjoy traditional Bon Dance, and also wait in line for Takoyaki and other great festival booths.

Attendees participating in the Bon Dance

Consulate-General of Japan Booth

Consul General Kobayashi gives remarks

Bon Dance on the stage

From Left: MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette, Former JCAM Board Member Lucy Yamashita, Consul General Kobayashi

Taiko Performance