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New Caledonia joins 5th Uchinanchu Festival for the first time

New Caledonia joins 5th Uchinanchu Festival for the first time

May 1, 2011 Ryukyu Shimpo

Fifty people of Okinawan descent and a number of government officials from New Caledonia, a special collectivity of France, will take part in the 5th Worldwide Uchinanchu Festival scheduled to be held in October 2011.
Four members of a family from New Caledonia participated in the previous Festival five years ago when on a trip to visit ancestral graves, but this is the first time for people from New Caledonia to take part in the Uchinanchu Festival just...

 
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