Farewell Dinner in Celebration of 55th Anniversary of Fresno-Kochi Sister City Relationship

On Wednesday, July 17, Deputy Consul General Iryu delivered congratulatory remarks at a farewell dinner in Fresno, CA for a delegation from Kochi, Japan. The delegation was led by Kochi Mayor Seiya Okazaki and arrived in Fresno to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Fresno-Kochi sister city relationship. Over the years, Kochi and Fresno have held various programs including student and business exchanges. The cities look forward to strengthening their ties even further through such activities as the Kochi delegation’s visit.

Deputy Consul General Iryu delivers his remarks

Kochi Mayor Okazaki greets the audience

Fresno City Councilmember Garry Bredefeld welcomes the audience

Fresno County Supervisor Sal Quintero delivers his remarks

Kagami biraki (ceremonial sake cask opening)

Guests enjoy a yosakoi dance from Kochi

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