Camp Hansen, Kin Town leadership attend 2017 Kin Town New Year’s Celebration

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U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jessica Collins
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jessica Collins

Camp Hansen, Kin Town leadership attend 2017 Kin Town New Year’s Celebration

by: Marine Corps Installations Pacific | .
Stripes Okinawa | .
published: January 09, 2017

KIN, OKINAWA, Japan – Kin Town officials break a sake barrel during the 2017 Kin Town New Year’s Celebration Jan. 4 at the Kin Town Community Center, Okinawa, Japan. Breaking the sake barrel is a traditional way of beginning a celebration in Okinawa and is thought to bring good luck. The celebration featured other Okinawan traditions such as a traditional dance of Okinawa and drumming.