A reception welcoming the delegation from Rikuzentakata, Japan, will be held at the Crescent City Cultural Center today.

The event will feature traditional performances from the Yurok Tribe and the Hmong community as well as an informational piece on the March 2011 tsunami created by the California Redwood Art Association, according to a city press release.

The event will be held at 3:30 p.m. today, though members of the public should arrive at 3:15 p.m. The Cultural Center will be open to the public until 5 p.m. today.

For more information, call the city clerk at 707-464-9506 extension 223.

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