Make sure you know the dos and don’ts when dealing with Covid-19 in the city of Toronto. You can read about mandatory masks, physical distancing, etc. at the toronto.ca website. Don’t forget your mask when going outside your house. Stay home and stay safe so we can all meet again when the Toronto Fukuoka Kenjinkai events start up again.
Did you know Yoshimasa Takakura, a kimono shop owner in Fukuoka, launched a project to produce kimonos that represent countries around the world? Artisans in Japan were encouraged to create these designs which he hopes will be used at the opening of the Tokyo Olympics by the placard bearers.
In July 2019, Hana Tominaga took Sakura Yee to Fukuoka, Japan for the Short Term Visit Program for Young Descendants of Immigrants from Fukuoka. It is a Fukuoka funded program that lets children 11 years old experience Fukuoka in hopes that they will become leaders of their respective Kenjinkai in the future. Here is chaperone Hana Tominaga’s report on their experience. For more information on the program, or if you are a member and have an 11 year child in 2020 to participate in the program please contact us.
The 10th Fukuoka Kenjinkai Worldwide Convention was held on November 6 to 9, in Fukuoka. 10 members of the Toronto Fukuoka Kenjinkai flew to Japan for the Convention this time. We took part in meetings, tours and various gatherings such … Continue reading →