San Francisco Japantown Foundation Annual New Year’s Celebration

On Thursday, January 5, Consul General Yamada attended the San Francisco Japantown Foundation’s annual New Year event at Hotel Kabuki in Japantown.

Those delivering remarks included former Executive Director of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Northern California (JCCNC) Ms. Junko Nakagawa, followed by a toast from Consul General Yamada. A mochi-tsuki (ceremonial rice-pounding demonstration) was also presented by Kagami Kai, followed by a taiko performance from the San Francisco Taiko Dojo. Attendees were able to enjoy osechi ryori (special Japanese New Year’s dishes) at this special annual event.

Consul General Yamada’s toast

Ms. June-ko Nakagawa, former Executive Director of JCCNC

Mochi-tsuki by Kagami Kai

Taiko performance by San Francisco Taiko Dojo

Recommended Information

Site MapLegal MattersAbout AccessibilityPrivacy PolicySuggestions