August 30, 2021

TIMES GALLERY – August 2021

Cuban Ambassador Miguel A. Ramirez (left) gives a Cuban Olympic delegation cap to Keiji Furuya, president of the Parliamentary League of Friendship, on July 29. Cuba captured seven golds and took an outsized 14th position in the medal count. | Embassy of Cuba

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ICCJ) hosted on July 20 a special edition of Japan’s biggest Italian festivals, Italia, amore mio! to support the Italian Olympic team. | The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan

Kosovo judo Olympians Distria Krasniqi (third from right), who won the women’s 48-kg weight class, and Nora Gjakova, winner in the women’s 57-kg class, hold their gold medals with their teammates at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. | Kosovo Olympic Committee

Serbian Ambassador Aleksandra Kovac poses with Tijana Kawashima Stojkovic, an Olympic volunteer of Serbian and Japanese parentage who helped a Jamaican gold-medal hurdler reach his venue on time, at the Serbian Embassy on Aug. 20. | Embassy of Serbia

A shadow puppet show was held at the Indonesian ambassador’s residence to commemorate the 76th Independence Day of Indonesia on Aug. 17. | Embassy of Indonesia

From left: Eva Takamine, Mario Vielgrader, Belgian Ambassador Roxane de Bilderling, Slovenian Ambassador Ana Polak Petric and Irish Ambassador Paul Kavanagh at the Paralympics photo exhibition “Spirit in Motion” at Tosei Gallery Tokyo. | Embassy of Ireland

Portuguese Deputy Head of Mission Monica Moutinho (left) hands the EU fag to Slovenian Ambassador Ana Polak Petric at the event marking the handover of the EU presidency at the Europa House (Delegation of the European Union to Japan). | Embassy of Slovenia

Ecuadorian Ambassador Jaime Barberis meets Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui on the Mayors for Peace initiative, in which 18 Ecuadorian cities participate. | Embassy of Ecuador

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