Exhibit shows history of émigrés from Wakayama to Canada

An exhibition dedicated to the history of emigrants to Canada from a district in Wakayama Prefecture was held at the Wakayama International Exchange Center in June. As reported in an article by The Mainichi on June 19, the exhibit was titled “Emigration and Wakayama: Emigrants from Mio to Canada,” and showcased photographs and histories of people from the Mio district of Mihama in Wakayama Prefecture who emigrated to Canada. The prefecture ranks sixth out of Japan’s 47 prefectures in terms of emigrants.

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