[9th November 2018]


The Embassy in collaboration with Meguro City (Embassy is located in Meguro City) held Kenya Day event on 14th October, 2018 at Persimmon Hall in Meguro. The event was part of implementation of Memorandum of Understanding signed between Kenya Embassy and Meguro City under “Host Town Initiative” in preparation of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics Games.
The Embassy exhibited Kenyan products and culture, and shared tourism and trade information. Other activities at the event included lectures about Kenya conducted by Mr. Justus Chepkwony and Mr. Naokuni Kato. The group led by Asuke (Mr. Masahiro IKEDA) entertained the visitors with African drumming. The children and their parents were engaged in panting animals, birds and insects found in Kenya and Meguro city which was conducted by an Illustrator, Ms. Miho Takeda and making hair bands with Kenyan kanga fabric.
Kenyan products which included tea, coffee, nuts clothing and accessories were sold and showcased at the event by Kenya-Japan Trade on Friendship, Maasai Café, Kanga-Katikati, Chuui. The event was attended by the Mayor of Meguro City, H.W. Mr. Eiji AOKI among other dignitaries.

(L-R): Ms. Satoko Takeuchi, DG in charge of Culture & Sports, H.W. Mr. Aoki, Mayor of Meguro City, Ms. Patricia Maangi, Third Secretary and Ms. Mary, a Kenyan athlete in Japan

Japanese Children enjoy African drums lesson conducted by a Musician, Mr. Masahiro Ikeda

Meguro citizens joined the art workshop conducted by an Illustrator, Miho Takeda

Mr. Justus Chepkwony, a Kenyan delivers a lecture on Kenya in Japanese Language

Mr. Naokuni Kato conducts lecture on Kenyan Safari

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