Japanese Sister City Officials Greeted (Los Angeles Times)

Japanese Sister City Officials Greeted
August 5, 1989
Mayor Tom Bradley and a number of other city officials Friday welcomed a delegation from Los Angeles’ sister city Nagoya, Japan, and accepted a gift of an elaborate scale model festival float to commemorate their 30-year relationship. The 7-foot-tall lacquered-wood float, or “dashi-kurakuri,” topped with moving kabuki dolls will be placed on display at City Hall, said Bradley, who put on a royal blue ceremonial robe for the occasion.