On July 14th, Consul-General Kobayashi visited Lethbridge and attended the 51st anniversary of Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden. Minister of Environment and Parks of Alberta - Philips, Mayor of Lethbridge – Spearman and Member of Legislative Assembly of Alberta – Fitzpatrick attended the ceremony, where they celebrated the 51st anniversary as they express their gratitude for the hard work of maintaining the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden as well as the garden’s cultural contribution of connecting Japan and Canada.
From the left, Member of Legislative Assembly of Alberta – Fitzpatrick, Mayor of Lethbridge – Spearman Consul-General Kobayashi’s wife, Consul-General Kobayashi, and the Minister of Environment and Parks of Alberta – Philips
Consul-General Kobayashi listening to the explanation by the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden Executive Director – Michelle’s
Consul-General Kobayashi ringing the garden bell
Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden