Consul General Maeda attends Huntsville Hoshuko Sports Day (September 23, 2023)


On September 23th, Consul General Maeda visited The Japanese Supplementary school in Huntsville, Alabama, and joined their event ”Undo-kai”, Sports Day.

“Undo-kai” is a traditional and important event of Japanese school calendar and is usually held on the school’s ground in spring or fall. All students,and sometimes teachers, guardians and the community, participate in a variety of activities such as sprinting, obstacle courses, team sports like relay races, and even dance performances. It promotes teamwork, competition and school spirit while providing a day of physical activity and fun for students.

Consul General Maeda also enjoyed participating in “Tamaire”, a ball toss game, and “Tsunahiki”, tug of war.