Anya and Suhail from Musical Bridges, our guest artists Alessandro Deljavan from Italy and Pureum Jo from South Korea, had the great honor of meeting the “Walk in US, Talk on Japan” delegation after the San Fernando concert this past Sunday. We were very pleased they took time out of their busy schedule to attend our concert.

Delegation members included:
Mr. Ken Shimanouchi Former Japanese Ambassador to Spain and Brazil,
Mr. Keijiro Hata Lieutenant General (Retired), Japan Air-Defence Force,
Ms. Yoko Chivers Vice President, Growth Industry Cluster Dep., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Mr. Yohei Komatsuzaki, Law student and Chair of 66th Japan-America Student Conference.

Representatives from the Consulate General of Japan at Houston:
Mr. Atsushi Iwasaki, Deputy Consul General, Consulate General of Japan at Houston
Mr. Yuki Ochiai, Vice Consul, Consulate General of Japan at Houston

The meeting was facilitated by:
Mr. Minami Maeda Researcher on Public Affairs, Office of Global Communications, Prime Minister’s Office
Mr. Sho Ikegami,Consultant, Dentsu Public Relations Inc.
Mr. Timothy Copper, Consultant, Dentsu Public Relations Inc.
Ms. Ikuko Abe, JTB International Inc.

Anya also had the special honor of receiving a wonderful gift on behalf of Musical Bridges from Mr. Komatsuzaki