Lucky charm 2021

Even though the coronavirus pandemic forced us to cancel Jola’s annual joint meeting, we will not miss out on this year’s Japanese lucky charm. During his last trip to Japan, on 11 January 2020, Managing Director Lars Mattil had visited the “Tōka Ebisu Matsuri” (festival) in the Nishinomiya-jinja (Nishinomiya Shrine) in Nishinomiya-shi (Nishinomiya City) where he acquired a “fukusasa”, a good luck bamboo branch – just like he had done before in 2012, 2014 and 2018. However, this year’s is especially big.