Reception for Rakugo Master Katsura Sunshine
Rakugo Master Katsura Sunshine gives a speech at the reception in his honour.
A special reception was held on October 4 at the Official Residence of Mr. Eiji Yamamoto, Consul General of Japan in Toronto, in honour of Katsura Sunshine, a Canadian master of the Japanese comedic art of Rakugo. The reception was to commemorate the current tour by Mr. Katsura, the only living non-Japanese Rakugo Master in the world.
Also on hand were Japanese Ambassador Norihiro Okuda who was visiting from Ottawa with his wife, Mrs. Keiko Okuda. Both Ambassador Okura and Consul General Yamamoto extended their best wishes to Mr. Katsura on his final performance of his tour scheduled in Toronto for the following evening.
Consul General Eiji Yamamoto extends his greetings.
Ambassador Norihiro Okuda gives remarks before a toast.
Guests enjoy themselves at the reception.