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  • 11 November 2018

    Residents of Osaka, representatives of the city authorities of Osaka, Polish officials of the Polish state administration and of the Polish Embassy in Tokyo welcomed the Polish training tall ship "Dar Młodzieży," which arrived at the port of Osaka on November 11 – the day celebrated in Poland as the Independence Day.

    It is the third time for "Dar Młodzieży" to come to the port of Osaka – one of the ports situated on its way as part of the cruise around the world organized to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the restoration of  Poland’s sovereignty. The ship was welcomed by the Mayor of Osaka – Mr. Hirofumi Yoshimura – and the Osaka Port General Manager – Mr. Hiromu Yabuuchi. The Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation – Ms. Anna Moskwa, Member of the Polish Lower House of Parliament, and the President of the Polish-Japanese Parliamentary Group, Mrs. Dorota Arciszewska-Mielewczyk and the Polish Ambassador to Japan, Mr. Jacek Izydorczyk, were among the participants of the welcome ceremony. 


    The welcome ceremony was accompanied by a ceremonial parade. In the evening the building of the shopping center located in the port was illuminated in white and red colors. Illuminations in the Polish national colors will accompany the stay of the tall ship in the harbor until November 16, when "Dar Młodzieży" leaves Osaka for a farther journey commemorating the regaining of independence by Poland.

    A video with a ceremony recording available here.

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