Friendship and Culture: Yokota participates in local Tanabata celebration
By , 374th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
/ Published August 12, 2014
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Members of Team Yokota participated in the ceremonial opening parade of the 64th annual Fussa Tanabata Festival in Fussa City, Japan, Aug. 8, 2014. Yokota Airmen took turns carrying a "mikoshi," a portable Shinto shrine, on their shoulders through the streets of Fussa as part of the festival. Following the opening parade, Team Yokota members had the opportunity to watch a parade of various Japanese dancers and enjoy a number of street vendors selling food, drinks and various items.