Reception of the decoration
We proudly introduce Ms. Emiko Okoshi, who was awarded the Ojuhosho (Yellow Ribbon Medal for industriousness) at autumn decoration 2003.
She was selected “Contemporary Master Craftswoman” in 1999, and awarded Ojuhosho in 2003.
The age restriction of “older than 50 years old” had been abolished according to revision of the Honors System.
And also vocational capacity evaluation section of Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare recommended her, aiming at “activation of Japanese manufacturing”.
So she was the youngest recipient ever of Ojuhosho.