On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relationship between Japan and Palau, the Embassy of Japan is organizing a commemoration ceremony at the Ngarachamayong Cultural Center on October 9, 2019 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

During October 8-11, Japan Training Squadron of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force(JMSDF) is going to make a port call to Palau for the first time, and the JMSDF Band as well as its officers will join and highlight the stage on the 9th evening.

At the event, JMSDF Band will play a concert, perform Japanese drums, officers will demonstrate karate and JICA Volunteers will introduce their daily activities on stage. Furthermore, an awarding ceremony of the 2019 Spring Imperial Decorations to Former Minister of State, Mr. Billy Godfried Kuartei will also take place during the program. The public is invited to come and enjoy the festive event which is free and open to everyone. (PR)