Japan Day displays local culture, tradition

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A Japan Day performer beats a taiko drum at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 2, 2016. This was the 29th Annual Japan Day event which allows Misawa service members and their families to experience their host nation’s culture. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jordyn Fetter)
A Japan Day performer beats a taiko drum at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 2, 2016. This was the 29th Annual Japan Day event which allows Misawa service members and their families to experience their host nation’s culture. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jordyn Fetter)

Japan Day displays local culture, tradition

by: Airman 1st Class Jordyn Fetter, 35th Fighter Wing Public Affairs | .
Misawa Air Base | .
published: April 09, 2016

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- More than 2,000 service members, families and Japanese partners experienced the host country's culture during the 29th Annual Japan Day here, April 2.

The day-long festival was comprised of stage performances and lessons ranging from dancing to poetry and painting.

The annual event helps to develop the Misawa Air Base community's understanding of the local culture, resulting in stronger ties between the American and Japanese partners.

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