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  • Postponement of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

    On March 24, the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee announced a one-year delay for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, which begin on August 25, 2020, in light of the global spread of new coronavirus (COVID-19) infections.

    The Paralympic Flame-Lighting Festival which was scheduled to be held in Ishikawa Prefecture on August 17 as part of the Paralympic Torch Relay will be cancelled.

    In the future, The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee will issue a policy on implementation. The Ishikawa prefecture Planning Committee will respond in accordance with this policy.

    We will inform you as soon as the details are decided.

    PRESS RELEASE
    Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay postponed

    Olympic Games postponed to 2021

  • Detail about the Paralympic Flame-Lighting Festival

    In Ishikawa Prefecture, the Paralympic Flame-Lighting Festival will be held with the following plans;

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    Flame Lighting

    Date17th August,2020

    The Flame-Lighting Festival has been canceled.

    PlaceWay of flame lighting
    Special Needs Schools in Ishikawa PrefectureMaigiri(an old-fashioned way of making fire using only strings and sticks etc.)
    Flame Gathering

    Date17th August,2020

    The Flame-Lighting Festival has been canceled.

    CityPlace
    Kanazawa CityIshikawa Prefectural Office (Prefectural Square)
    Depart for Tokyo

    Date17th August,2020

    The Flame-Lighting Festival has been canceled.

    CityPlace
    Kanazawa CityIshikawa Prefectural Office (Prefectural Square)
  • About Recruitment of Torchbearers for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay

    Recruitment of Torchbearers for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay has started.
    The recruiting period is until February 2020. For further details, please check the banner below.
    The Ishikawa PTF will not conduct a public offering for Paralympic Torchbearers.

    About Recruitment of Torchbearers for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay

  • Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Flame-Lighting Festival

    Ishikawa Prefecture is planning to hold the Paralympic Flame-Lighting Festival as follows.
    This is an event in which a fire with a passion for Symbiosis is set up in their own unique way in various parts of the prefecture, brought together as one, and sent off to Tokyo.
    1. Flame Lighting Ceremony
      DateAugust 17, 2020
      LocationSeven cities in Ishikawa Prefecture (Kaga city, Komatsu city, Nonoichi city, Kanazawa city, Nanao city, Wajima city, Suzu city)

      The Flame-Lighting Festival has been canceled.

      Departure Ceremony
      DateAugust 17, 2020
      LocationKanazawa city

      The Flame-Lighting Festival has been canceled.

    Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay

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