2019 San Jose Giants Japanese Heritage Night

On Sunday, August 18, the San Jose Giants (Class A-Advanced Minor League farm team for the San Francisco Giants) held their Japanese Heritage Night. Consul General Uyama attended the event, throwing the ceremonial first pitch and participating in a sake barrel breaking ceremony before the game. The game was also preceded by performances of Japanese taiko drumming, Yosakoi dancing, and the national anthems of both the United States and Japan.

Consul General Uyama throws out the first pitch

Ceremonial Sake Cask Opening

San Jose Giants Japanese Heritage Night

Consul General Uyama with SJ Giants Mascot Gigante

Consul General Uyama with SJ Giants GM Mark Wilson

Taiko performance

Yosakoi Performance

Singing of national anthems of U.S.A. and Japan

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