Directer-General for Sorachi sub-prefectural area of Hokkaido Mr. Yasunori Yamane. delivered the speech at the beginning of the feast.
The mayor of Chippibetsu Town Mr. Takeshi Kamiyabu is at the center. Over the flags of Taiwan and Japan is the mayor of Takikawa City Mr. Kohkichi Maeda and the mayor of Bibai City Mr. Mikio Takahashi is on the left.
I am convinced that Mr. Shimada, the director-general of Takikawa Tourism Association will play the key role in this friendship group.