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Uwajimaya Seattle Hosts Summer Festival

An outdoor summer festival hosted by Uwajimaya Seattle was held last weekend on South Weller Street beside the store. Visitors lined up for foods including savory Japanese pancakes, tatsuta age and beef bowls and enjoyed entertainment including taiko and Bon Odori performances and the Tofu Eating Contest.

Photo by Chinami Daima/ The North American Post

宇和島屋シアトル店で9日、10日に夏祭りが開かれた。店舗脇のサウスウェラーストリートの一部を封 鎖し、お好み焼き、竜田揚げ、牛丼などの屋台の前には行列ができていた。太鼓や盆踊りのパフォーマン スに加え、豆腐早食い競争なども行われ、大いに盛り上がりを見せた。

(写真 = 大間 千奈美)

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