2015/01/19

Greeting new year in the Izu highland area

・The foreign students greeted new year in the  Izu highland area. 60 foreign students participated in this event . They made Mochi-tsuki (pounding boiled rice into mochi)、played cards and made New Year’s cards. The students ate Toshikoshi-soba (buckwheat noodles eaten on New Year’s Eve) and counted down. What’s more, they climbed Mountain Omuro to see the first sunrise of the year. Tough the wind was strong and it was cool, they watched the first sunrise of  2015.  They could see Mountain Fuji from the top of  Mountain Omuro. Everyone prayed that this year would be a better year.

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