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"Amaya" actress Kaori Momoi to become Riga's honorary ambassador in Japan

19.08.2011

Japanese actress Kaori Momoi will be appointed Riga's honorary ambassador in Japan for special merits and her personal and professional contribution to Japanese-Latvian cultural relations, as the producer of film production company "Krukfilms", Linda Krukle, informed LETA.

Japanese actress Kaori Momoi will be appointed Riga's honorary ambassador in Japan for special merits and her personal and professional contribution to Japanese-Latvian cultural relations, as the producer of film production company "Krukfilms", Linda Krukle, informed LETA.

The Japanese actress has gained attention and recognition, playing in Maris Martinsons' movie "Amaya". It was highly acclaimed, and last October it was included in the list of 65 movies published by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to vie for a nomination as Best Foreign Film.
Tomorrow, on August 18, Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs (Harmony Center) will award the actress with a special document attesting her special status.

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