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Tartan Details - Yoichi

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Yoichi" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 12034
Designer: Ito, Kai
Tartan date: 24/09/2017
Registration date: 24 January 2018
Category: District
Restrictions: Yes. Permission to wear/use/weave this tartan must be sought from Yoichi Tourist Association.

Registration notes: This tartan has been designed to commemorate the relationship between Masataka Taketsuru, a whisky distiller in Japan who built the Nikka whisky distillery in 1934 in Yoichi and his Scottish wife Rita, who was born in Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire. Yoichi and Bishopriggs in East Dunbartonshire became twin towns following this relationship.
Registrant details: Mr Jiro Ito, 8-4 Kurokawa-Cho, Yoichi-Cho, Hokkaido, Japan, 0460003
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