(April 3, 2004) Washington D.C.
Musashimaru joined us and US Sumo Open competitors for a special 150th anniversary commemoration of US-Japan relations in Washington D.C. on April 3-4, 2004. On April 3, Musashimaru and our members participated in two sumo demonstrations on the martial arts stage at the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
In celebration of the US-Japan anniversary, Musashimaru was joined by representatives of the Japan Foundation and the Consulate General of Japan.
Reception with Japanese Ambassador
Musashimaru and USA Sumo athletes attended a reception with the Japanese Ambassador, Ryozo Kato.