Diplomacy - Revisit to Singapore by JS IZUMO and JS SAZANAMI (June 2017)

Revisit to Singapore by JS IZUMO and JS SAZANAMI (June 2017)

JS IZUMO, Japanese Helicopter-loaded Destroyer and JS SAZANAMI revisited Singapore from 23 June to 27 June, 2017.

Visit to JCC by Rear Admiral Yoshihiro GOKA, Commander, Escort Flotilla One and his delegation

 

Rear Admiral Yoshihiro GOKA, Commander, Escort Flotilla One and his delegation visited Japan Creative Centre (JCC) on 24th June 2017, and enjoyed touring JCC's on-going JENESYS2016 exhibition! Mr. Masanori KAWABATA, Second Secretary (Education, Culture, Science & Technology and Sports), Embassy of Japan, led the tour and briefed them on the recent activities of JCC.

Visit to Japanese Cemetery Park by the representatives from JS IZUMO and JS SAZANAMI

 

On behalf of JS IZUMO and SAZANAMI, Rear Admiral Yoshihiro GOKA, Commander, Escort Flotilla One and the crew visited Japanese Cemetery Park on 23rd June 2017. Volunteer tour guide Ms. Shirakawa from the Japanese Association led the tour and explained about the Japanese Cemetery. All visitors learnt about the background of Japanese history in Singapore and were deeply touched by it. They offered flowers and silent prayer at the end of the tour.

Visit to Japanese Primary School Changi campus by the representatives from JS IZUMO and JS SAZANAMI




LCDR Kimikazu Sugawara, Weapons Officer of JS IZUMO, led the Kendo Team consisting of 15 members from JS IZUMO and JS SAZANAMI and joined the Keiko (稽古) of Singapore Kendo Club at Japanese Primary School Changi campus. They demonstrated sharp movements during the Keiko despite not being able to practice Kendo well on-board.