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October 15, 2016

Exhibition participants and organizers (front row, from left) Chairperson of the Executive Committee, Luxembourg's Ambassador Beatrice Kirsch; Macedonia's Ambassador Andrijana Cvetkovikj; Head of the Jury Hirofumi Nakasone; Honorary President Princess Takamado; Pierre Worlf, spouse of Guatemala's ambassador; Germany's Ambasador, and Ambassador's Prize winner, Hans Carl von Werthern; and Chief of Protocol, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kaoru Shimazaki are joined by jury special mention winners and committee members at Roppongi Hills on Oct. 4. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Exhibition participants and organizers (front row, from left) Chairperson of the Executive Committee, Luxembourg’s Ambassador Beatrice Kirsch; Macedonia’s Ambassador Andrijana Cvetkovikj; Head of the Jury Hirofumi Nakasone; Honorary President Princess Takamado; Pierre Worlf, spouse of Guatemala’s ambassador; Germany’s Ambasador, and Ambassador’s Prize winner, Hans Carl von Werthern; and Chief of Protocol, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kaoru Shimazaki are joined by jury special mention winners and committee members at Roppongi Hills on Oct. 4. | YOSHIAKI MIURA

"Scintilating JAPAN 2016, Through Diplomats' Eyes" photo exhibition Grand Prize winner Macedonia's Ambassador Andrijana Cvetkovikj (left) and Prince Takamado Memorial Prize winner Pierre Worlf, spouse of Guatemala's ambassador (right), pose with Honorary President Princess Takamado. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
“Scintilating JAPAN 2016, Through Diplomats’ Eyes” photo exhibition Grand Prize winner Macedonia’s Ambassador Andrijana Cvetkovikj (left) and Prince Takamado Memorial Prize winner Pierre Worlf, spouse of Guatemala’s ambassador (right), pose with Honorary President Princess Takamado. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Visiting Colombian Chef Leonor Espinosa (right) and sommelier Laura Hernandez Espinosa (left) pose with Colombia's Ambassador Gabriel Duque while promoting Colombian cuisine during a luncheon event at the ambassador's residence in Tokyo on Oct. 5. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Visiting Colombian Chef Leonor Espinosa (right) and sommelier Laura Hernandez Espinosa (left) pose with Colombia’s Ambassador Gabriel Duque while promoting Colombian cuisine during a luncheon event at the ambassador’s residence in Tokyo on Oct. 5. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Representative of the Taipei Economic and cultural Representative Office in Japan Frank C.T. Hsieh (center) and his wife Fang-Chih Hsieh Yu welcome Interchange Association, Japan Chairman Mitsuo Ohashi during a reception to celebrate the 105th anniversary of the "Double Ten" National Day, when the Xinhai revolution that overthrew the Qing dynasty started on Oct. 10, 1911, at the Palace Hotel Tokyo on Oct. 6. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Representative of the Taipei Economic and cultural Representative Office in Japan Frank C.T. Hsieh (center) and his wife Fang-Chih Hsieh Yu welcome Interchange Association, Japan Chairman Mitsuo Ohashi during a reception to celebrate the 105th anniversary of the “Double Ten” National Day, when the Xinhai revolution that overthrew the Qing dynasty started on Oct. 10, 1911, at the Palace Hotel Tokyo on Oct. 6. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Front row, from left: Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture Chair Hisashi Hieda; Mitsui Fudosan Co. President and C.E.O. Masanobu Komoda; Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike; Tokyo 2020 Olympic Organising Committee President Yoshiro Mori; Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Hirokazu Matsuno; and Olympics minister Tamayo Marukawa pose with other project members at an opening event for the "Tokyo 2020 Cultural Olympiad," a four-year art and culture program leading up to the 2020 Games at "Fukutoku no Mori'' in Nihonbashi, Tokyo on Oct. 7. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Front row, from left: Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture Chair Hisashi Hieda; Mitsui Fudosan Co. President and C.E.O. Masanobu Komoda; Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike; Tokyo 2020 Olympic Organising Committee President Yoshiro Mori; Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Hirokazu Matsuno; and Olympics minister Tamayo Marukawa pose with other project members at an opening event for the “Tokyo 2020 Cultural Olympiad,” a four-year art and culture program leading up to the 2020 Games at “Fukutoku no Mori” in Nihonbashi, Tokyo on Oct. 7. | YOSHIAKI MIURA