Consul General of Japan Harry Horinouchi opened his official residence in Los Angeles on Oct. 31 for the annual luncheon of the Nichi Bei Fujinkai (Japan America Women’s Association).
At right, Sabine Horinouchi, the consul general’s wife, accepts gifts presented by board members Masako Unoura-Tanaka and Noriko McGann.
Below, Kirk Nishikawa Dixon, a Japanese classical dancer, demonstrates NOSS (Nihon odori sports science), an exercise routine based upon odori moves.
Nichi Bei Fujinkai will celebrate its 85th anniversary next year. It was established in 1930 to develop international friendships between the women of Japan and the United States.
Photos by GWEN MURANAKA/Rafu Shimpo