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Launching a lantern at the Obon Festival

Celebrating Japanese Culture in New Mexico: The Obon and Aki Matsuri Festivals (2023)

At first glance, you’d think New Mexico and Japan have very little in common, other than some good Japanese restaurants. Heck, even that may come as a surprise. Sushi in New Mexico? Yes, despite being landlocked in a high desert, we have some good sushi restaurants. You may also be surprised to learn that one of Albuquerque’s sister cities is Sasebo...