Mayor of Yokohama Fumiko Hayashi
― For administration of sympathy and trust
We run in (Wed) on 16th from Tuesday, August 8, and "the 27th world Little League meet" will be held this summer in Yokohama-shi after an interval of 18 years in since 1999. With Mr. Sadaharu Ou who was World Children's Baseball Foundation's director of host, we attended at reporter presentation as representative of held city. 10-11-year-old approximately 80 people gather in the main meeting place of baseball, softball competition and the ground of Yokohama where it is by the Tokyo 2020 Olympics from country and area of world 11, and, in this meeting, baseball classroom and interchange event are performed. We wrestle together to build the friendship beyond country and area through this meeting, and to become memorable meeting.
We held closing ceremony of "the 33rd whole country urban greening yokohama fair" that we started on March 25, 2017 for 72 days until June 4 and succeeded fair flag in Hachioji-shi, Tokyo of the site on the next time. Fair now being held had really many visitors enjoy town of gorgeous Yokohama of a lot of flowers. Effort of the fair person concerned who did including adviser and public information goodwill ambassador on the result that we protect natural environments with activity groups made with park protection society and tree planting, forest, everyone, and brought up of citizen, company is put together with and feels when connected for success of yokohama fair.
In honor of the history of port and achievements of ancient people, we held opening of a port memory ceremony in hope of development of Yokohama in the future and celebrated opening of a port memorial day with approximately 1,000 citizen's.