BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3325@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20111012T000000Z DTEND:20111016T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<p style="text-align: center\;"><strong>The Uchinanchu Taikai\n October 12-16\, 2011</strong>\n\nMany Okinawans left their home prefectur e to go overseas both before and after World War II\, making Okinawa a pre fecture in Japan with one of the largest emigrant populations. Today\, the re are about 400\,000 people of Okinawan descent in North and South Americ a and throughout the world. These &quot\;World Uchinanchu&quot\; (Uchinanc hu being the Okinawan word for Okinawan people) gather once every 5 years in their home prefecture of Okinawa at the &quot\;World Uchinanchu Festiva l&quot\;.\n\n<strong></strong>\n<strong>For more information\, please visi t the following multilingual website:\n </strong> <strong> <a href="http:/ /www.wuf5th.com/index.php/en/top" target="_blank">http://www.wuf5th.com/in dex.php/en/top</a> </strong>\n\n SUMMARY:The Uchinanchu Taikai URL:/en/events/2011/10/12/the-uchinanchu-taikai/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR