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Sister City: Oceanside Visit-Part III

oside_fuji_sister_city_plaqueEditors note: The Sister City relationship of Oceanside and Fuji City was founded in 1991. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Sister City relationship, OsideNews will feature a series of articles about Fuji, written by the Fuji City Tourism Division and Fuji-Oceanside Friendship Association.

Continued from previous Fuji-Oceanside sister city article.
By Kazuo Yamaguchi

In the afternoon of our second day visiting Oceanside, Fuji Officials visited the Library and the Oceanside Museum of Art.  Beautiful design of the library building was fascinating and we were surprised to see the system that allows tourists to rent books.

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During our Museum of Art visit, we learned that the museum actively exhibits works of local artists and renews its design periodically to attract both tourists and local residents.

Fuji also looks into attracting tourists with its world-class commercial paper industry which extends its value into cultural activity.

An annual Art Festival of Paper will be held at Fuji Museum Village starting from October 21, hosting artists performances and workshops.