2018-07-05 / News Briefs

Shimoda Welcome Reception

The public is invited to a welcoming reception to greet the visiting sister city delegation from Shimoda, Japan at the Edward King House on Thursday, July 12, at 5p.m. Dignitaries and guests will be given a musical welcome from the Newport Ancient Order of Hibernians Pipe and Drum Band and live performances of the American and Japanese national anthems. A silver and china tea reception will follow the program along with a display of past gifts given to the City of Newport since the Festival’s inception.

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