Top Page   |   About Us   |   Visas & Visiting Japan   |   Bilateral Relations   |   Culture & Education   |   Japan's Foreign Policy   |   Japan Info   |   Links

Consul General Kobayashi Attends "Forgiveness, A Gift From My Grandparents - Mark Sakamoto" Event

On Saturday, September 15th, Consul General Kobayashi and Mrs. Kobayashi attended and gave opening remarks at the “Forgiveness, A Gift From My Grandparents - by Mark Sakamoto” event hosted by the University of Lethbridge. Mark Sakamoto is a 3rd generation Japanese-Canadian who received high acclaim for his bestselling book “Forgiveness” which portrays the hard lives of his grandfather (Canadian) and grandmother (Japanese) during WWII.


Lecture hall at University of Lethbridge


Opening Remarks by Consul General Kobayashi


Remarks by Mayor Spearman of the City of Lethbridge


Lecture by Mr. Mark Sakamoto


Mayor Spearman, Mr. Mark Sakamoto, Consul General Kobayashi and Mrs. Kobayashi