U.S. Air Force photo by Machiko Arita
U.S. Air Force photo by Machiko Arita

JWA New Year Fest at Yokota AB

by Machiko Arita
374th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Yokota leadership breaks open a sake barrel along with the Japanese Welfare Association, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Yokota Defense Office’s leaders during the JWA New Year Fest, Jan.10, 2020, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The festival offered a variety of entertainment such as: Japanese tea ceremonies, Kimoto try-on, Yosakoi dance performance, Taiko performance, photo sessions with armored samurai and food booths.

 

 

 

Subscribe to our Stripes Pacific newsletter and receive amazing travel stories, great event info, cultural information, interesting lifestyle articles and more directly in your inbox!

Follow us on social media!

Facebook: Stars and Stripes Pacific
Flipboard: Stars and Stripes Community Sites

Looking to travel while stationed abroad? Check out our other Pacific community sites!
Stripes Okinawa
Stripes Korea
Stripes Guam

Recommended Content