30th Annual Santa Cruz Japanese Cultural Fair

On June 4th, the 30th Annual Santa Cruz Japanese Cultural Fair was held at Mission Plaza Park in Santa Cruz. Consul General Yamada attended and gave remarks at the festival’s opening ceremony.

Attendees enjoyed a variety of cultural attractions and performances including ikebana, marshal art demonstrations, and traditional Japanese folk dance. The consulate held an information booth and distributed materials on education, travel, and culture in Japan.

Remarks by Consul General Yamada at the opening ceremony

Remarks by Mayor Cynthia Matthews at the opening ceremony

Santa Cruz Japanese Cultural Festival

Consul General Yamada listens to Mr. Mas Hashimoto(former president of Watsonville-Santa Cruz JACL)’s explanation on Japanese American history

Mr. Mas Hashimoto, former president of Watsonville-Santa Cruz JACL and Consul General Yamada

Recommended Information

Site MapLegal MattersAbout AccessibilityPrivacy PolicySuggestions