Kampai! Dominguez breaks sake barrel with Japanese execs

It’s their way of ushering in good luck.

It’s their way of ushering in good luck.

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III donned a bright red kimono to match those worn by his counterparts at the Japanese Embassy.

The executives visited Davao City as they leveled up the Japanese office to a consulate general. Joining Dominguez are Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and presidential daughter and Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, as they broke a sake barrel for the occasion.

“This Japanese tradition symbolizes the opening to harmony and good fortune,” Dominguez said as they held on to cups of rice wine.

Bottoms up!

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