Joan Lok won in the “Most Traditional” Category of the Japan Embassy’s 2023 Nengajo Contest. Nengajo is a Japanese New Year card.

The contest attracted over 300 nengajo submissions.

The sponsor was the Embassy of Japan, Washington, DC Information and Culture Center. Established in 2010 the other winners in the contest can be seen at the following link:

Joan is a CFWS member and serves on the board.