2017 San Jose Obon Matsuri

On Saturday, July 8, Deputy Consul General Nagayoshi attended the San Jose Obon Festival in San Jose’s Japantown. Around 1,300 people in colorful, traditional festival wear enjoyed dancing at the event while also having the opportunity to enjoy taiko performances such as the one given by San Jose Taiko. Deputy Consul General Nagayoshi delivered remarks as a thank you for all volunteers’ contributions to the annual festival.

Deputy Consul General Nagayoshi posing with Mr. Jim McClure, Chairman of San Jose Obon Matsuri

Deputy Consul General Nagayoshi delivers remarks to the attendees

San Jose Taiko giving a performance at the festival

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