COPANI & KNT (2007)

This is a series of reports and presentations from the Joint Convention of COPANI & KNT held July 18 - 21, 2007 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Joint PANA-KNK convention in Brazil Airs Nikkei Identity

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — Overall over 500 participated in the joint convention of the Association of Nikkei and Japanese Abroad (48th annual Kaigai Nikkeijin Taikai-KNT) and Asociación Panamericana Nikkei (14th Convention of Panamerican Nikkei-COPANI) from July 18-21, 2007. There were 245 Brazilians, 156 from the Spanish-speaking countries such as Peru, Paraguay, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, etc., and 66 from English speaking countries, the United States, Canada and Australia.

For the first time, delegates from Indonesia, Venezuela and New Caledonia participated. Uruguay will host COPANI in 2009 with Argentina and Paraguay Nikkei assisting the Japanese colony there comprised of around 100 …

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