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Events Information

Naka Ward Multicultural Festa

A variety of programs, stage recitals, quiz rallies and raffles with a multicultural flavor. You can also purchase food and items from around the world.
The highlight of this festival is a series of recitals by young people connected with overseas countries telling their life stories. Here, they use audiovisual materials and narration to depict what it is like to live in between multiple languages and cultures. Please come along and watch the stories of personal growth of these young people, who are doing their best to fulfill fruitful roles in society.
Date and time: September 23 (Sun.) from 11:00 to 15:30

Venue: Yokohama Port Opening Memorial Hall

Inquiries: Naka International Lounge


Forest Sports and Recreation Fair

This is a fun sports and recreation festival where you can also experience new and exciting games and pastimes from overseas, such as kubb (a sport originating in Swedeish viking), ladder getter, making kites, flying disks, mini walk rallies, etc.

Date and time: September 16 (Sun.) from 10:30 to 14:30 (some events may be cancelled if it rains on the day)

Venue: Yokohama Negishi Forest Park main lawn area and others (take a Yokohama
Municipal Bus and get off at "Asahidai")

Inquiries: Yokohama Negishi Forest ParkTEL045-641-9185


A day of Hula, with singing, dancing, and food and drink. There will also be workshops and photograph exhibitions.

Date and times: September 16 (Sun.) 12:00 at 19:00 (postponed to the following day in the event of rain)?

Venue: Honmoku Sancho Park Kanzan Plaza (take a Yokohama Municipal Bus and get off at "Wadayamaguchi")

Inquiries: Executive CommitteeTEL045-624-3372

Pools will open for the summer!

Cool off and get some exercise at your local pool this summer!
 (1) Motomachi Park Pool(Motomachi Chukagai Station)
 Pool season: Saturday, July 14 - Sunday, September 9
 Hours & Cost: 9am - 6pm: 200 yen per hour
               6pm - 9pm: 300 yen per hour
 Note: Day session for Grade 4 and above. Night session for junior high school and above. Younger children may swim if accompanied into the pool by an adult (one adult per child required in such cases and to wear their suimsuits.)
Contact: 045-651-7123

 (2) Yokohama Pool Center (Negishi Station)
 Pool season: Saturday, July 14 - Sunday, September 2
 Hours & Cost: 9am - 5pm (all-day use 800 yen, children aged 3 - junior high school age 200 yen)
 Contact: 045-761-1948

* Honmoku Community Pool will close this summer due to excessive aging of the facilities.


 Institution List

Yokohama Convention and Visitors Bureau

Sankeien (Japanese Graden)


Kanagawa Museum 

Training Ship NIPPON Maru

ICJC (The International Center for Japanese Culture)

Yokohama Nigiwai-za (Japanese cultural theater)

Yokohama Archives of History

Museum of Yokohama Urban History(Japanese)

Yokohama Museum of EurAsian Culture(Japanese)


Yamate Residence

Yokohama Marine Tower

JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)