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Director General extra June, 2017 (message from Director General)

Last update date November 28, 2018

Kanagawa Minato festival 2017 was held

On May 28, great exhibition "Kanagawa Minato festival 2017" of social movement was held in Sawando Chuo Park, Yokohama-shi Yokohama Disaster Risk Reduction Learning Center.
Kanagawa Minato festival reached the ninth in this year and settled as's two biggest events of Kanagawa Ward so that it was said with "spring Minato festival" "inhabitant of a ward festival of autumn".
All of various social movement groups playing an active part in ward gathers in a hall and has many inhabitants of a ward know activity in what we announce activity and publicize and holds Kanagawa Minato festival as place that is a chance of participation in social movement.
It was name of Kanagawa Minato festival, but there was history that prospered as point of traffic on the seas, trade from the Kamakura era, and "Minato, Kanagawa" likened that social movement groups which played an active part in Kanagawa Ward gathered in a hall to turnout of "Minato, Kanagawa".

Kanagawa Minato festival 2017
[Kanagawa Minato festival 2017]

On stage of venue, it swelled in the stage announcement such as thiadance, Tai chi chuan, band with wind music of castle volost High School as a start. In addition, much applause was given stage which was full of international atmosphere including introduction of Myanmarese song and culture.

Sale of local fresh vegetables by meeting of kanappa field
[sale of local fresh vegetables by meeting of kanappa field]

It is introduced original history karuta by meeting of guide in old days in Kanagawa Ward now
[original history karuta by meeting of Kanagawa Ward now old days guide

At outdoor event, it was full of many visitors including booth which international atmosphere including previewing of a horse to be entered in a race and bait spear experience by pony, exchange City of picture book, ground golf, experience of blandness sports such as ladder getters, Taiwan stand dishes and Brazil dishes was rich in.

State of display indoor (Yokohama Disaster Risk Reduction Learning Center training room)
[state of display in indoor (Yokohama Disaster Risk Reduction Learning Center training room)]

Each activity group including sale of display of introduction of original karuta of specialty of famous place by fair of guide, emergency management document and emergency management equipment, handicraft porch and handmade product miscellaneous goods, Pastel shine art and beads experience concentrated invention by everyday activity result and was just appealed Kanagawa Ward in old days indoors.

We think that you were able to spend happy time by display and the stage announcement about various social movements to all of you arrived.
Event with handicraft of Mitsuru Ito practice chairperson beginning members of the executive committee, volunteer most including the young people instructor and sports promotion committee, 58 groups which participated is prosperous in this way and thanks what was held heartily.

June, 2017
Mayor Kanagawa Tomomi Ninomiya

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