Images: Service members, Okinawa residents pull together [Image 1 of 5]
Photo by Lance Cpl. Donald Peterson
A young boy executes karate techniques prior to the 43rd annual Giant Naha Tug-of-War, Oct. 13, at Naha City to demonstrate one aspect of his team’s skill and strength. The tug-of-war is the largest in the world and takes place during the Naha Matsuri Festival. The festival is held annually to pray for the prosperity of Okinawa and the good health of all people, according to the Office of the Conservation Society of the Naha Giant Tug-of-War.
Date Posted:10.18.2013 01:40
Location:NAHA, OKINAWA, OKINAWA, JP