Capt. David Adams, Commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo stands to be recognized during the annual Sasebo City Fire Department Dezome-shiki Ceremony held at Arkas Event Hall in Sasebo, Japan Jan. 6, 2022.
Normally full of glitz and glamour, elaborate fireworks, countdowns and plenty of revelry, this year’s New Year’s Eve is bound to be much quieter. Lavish celebrations in cities across the globe have been canceled and replaced with lockdowns or harsh restrictions
Traditionally all the dishes that make up the osechi panoply are precooked and put into special four-tiered lacquerware boxes called jubako by New Year’s Eve. New Year’s festivities run from January 1 to 3.