April 29, 2018
On April 29, 2018, the Government of Japan announced the foreign recipients of the 2018 Spring Conferment of Decorations.
Among them, Mr. Hans de Wekker, the former chairman of the Kyudo Renmei Nederland (the Dutch Kyudo Federation), will receive “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays” in recognition of his significant contribution to promoting Kyudo (Japanese archery) in the Netherlands and friendly relations between Japan and the Netherlands.
Mr. de Wekker will receive the decoration during a special ceremony this summer.
|The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays|