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July 23, 2016

Argentine Ambassador Alan Beraud (second from left) and Argentine Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra (second from right) prepare for a toast with, from left, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Yoji Muto and Secretary-General of the Japan-Argentina Parliamentary Friendship League Yukari Sato during a reception celebrating the Bicentennial of Argentine Independence Day at the Hotel Okura, Tokyo on July 15. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Argentine Ambassador Alan Beraud (second from left) and Argentine Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra (second from right) prepare for a toast with, from left, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Yoji Muto and Secretary-General of the Japan-Argentina Parliamentary Friendship League Yukari Sato during a reception celebrating the Bicentennial of Argentine Independence Day at the Hotel Okura, Tokyo on July 15. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


French Ambassador Thierry Dana (third from left) and his wife Florence Godfernaux (fourth from left) raise their glasses with, from left, former House of Councillors Vice President Akiko Santo; economic revitalization minister Nobuteru Ishihara; astronaut Koichi Wakata; Komeito President Natsuo Yamaguchi; France 2016 Sightseeing Ambassador Eriko Nakamura; and Laurent-Perrier Champagne Brand Ambassador Philippe Sauzedde during a reception celebrating the country's National Day at the ambassador's residence in Tokyo on July 14. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
French Ambassador Thierry Dana (third from left) and his wife Florence Godfernaux (fourth from left) raise their glasses with, from left, former House of Councillors Vice President Akiko Santo; economic revitalization minister Nobuteru Ishihara; astronaut Koichi Wakata; Komeito President Natsuo Yamaguchi; France 2016 Sightseeing Ambassador Eriko Nakamura; and Laurent-Perrier Champagne Brand Ambassador Philippe Sauzedde during a reception celebrating the country’s National Day at the ambassador’s residence in Tokyo on July 14. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Performers, organizers and supporters of the 25th Annual Kishiko International Concert — Contemporary Piano, Vocal and Traditional Musical instrument Concert from Korea, China, Japan, U.S.A.and Thailand — pose at the curtain raising ceremony at Iino Hall in Tokyo, on July 11. Organized by Worldject International Music NPO and supported by the embassies of Korea, China, Thailand and the United States, the American Center Japan, The Japan Times, Tokyo Beijing International Cultural Communication Association and the Nippon Taiko Foundation Hanna-Chopan, the event saw opening remarks by Chinese Embassy Counselor Cheng Zeng on behalf of the diplomatic corps in Tokyo. Wishing for world peace and friendship, Worldject Chairperson Kishiko Kawaguchi (fifth from left, center row) donated a portion of ticket sales to Zeng; Yupadee Bunnag; spouse of the Thai Ambassador; and Masako Kuriyama, vice-president of the Smart Senior Council of Japan for their charitable activities. | WORLDJECT INTERNATIONAL MUSIC NPO
Performers, organizers and supporters of the 25th Annual Kishiko International Concert — Contemporary Piano, Vocal and Traditional Musical instrument Concert from Korea, China, Japan, U.S.A.and Thailand — pose at the curtain raising ceremony at Iino Hall in Tokyo, on July 11. Organized by Worldject International Music NPO and supported by the embassies of Korea, China, Thailand and the United States, the American Center Japan, The Japan Times, Tokyo Beijing International Cultural Communication Association and the Nippon Taiko Foundation Hanna-Chopan, the event saw opening remarks by Chinese Embassy Counselor Cheng Zeng on behalf of the diplomatic corps in Tokyo. Wishing for world peace and friendship, Worldject Chairperson Kishiko Kawaguchi (fifth from left, center row) donated a portion of ticket sales to Zeng; Yupadee Bunnag; spouse of the Thai Ambassador; and Masako Kuriyama, vice-president of the Smart Senior Council of Japan for their charitable activities. | WORLDJECT INTERNATIONAL MUSIC NPO