Subdivisions of Japan

RESONA and Eisai Enter Into Business Alliance Aiming to Support People Living with Dementia and to Prevent Dementia in Saitama Prefecture, Japan

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 4:33am

Therefore, one of the major issues is making efforts to create a community where people can live with dementia, and prevent the onset of dementia.

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  • Therefore, one of the major issues is making efforts to create a community where people can live with dementia, and prevent the onset of dementia.
  • in Saitama Prefecture through the dementia ecosystem, aiming to co-create value for realizing a sustainable community where citizens of the prefecture can live with peace of mind.
  • Resona provides its customers with the opportunity to participate in the realization of the SDGs and contribute to the local community and society in Saitama Prefecture through their asset management.
  • This digital tool allows users to self-assess independently and in a short time frame (approx.15 minutes), enabling regular assessments in instances such as daily life and health checkups.

Matsudo City (Chiba, Japan) has released a promotional video as part of the "This is my MATSUDO" tourism project

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

b"CHIBA, Japan, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- These promotion videos were created with the goal of introducing the appeal of Matsudo to potential tourists from foreign countries and inviting them to enjoy our wonderful city.

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  • b"CHIBA, Japan, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- These promotion videos were created with the goal of introducing the appeal of Matsudo to potential tourists from foreign countries and inviting them to enjoy our wonderful city.
  • We look forward to their patronage once the Novel Coronavirus situation is behind us.\nMatsudo, a city 500,000 people call home, lies in the northern area of Chiba Prefecture, bordering the Tokyo Metropolis.
  • Situated a mere 34-minute train ride from Japan's largest international airport, Narita Airport, and 24 minutes from Tokyo Station, Matsudo is uniquely positioned as a convenient hub for both residents and tourists alike.\nIn addition to its superb location, Matsudo is relatively inexpensive when it comes to costs of living and lodging prices, and is well-endowed with a plethora of urban conveniences, lush greenery, historical landmarks, and friendly people.
  • On top of all that, its famous ramen and variety of other unique, mouthwatering delicacies makes Matsudo, without a doubt, a place where Tokyo-visiting foreign tourists can not only live in comfort, but explore in awe.\n"

Fun Group inc, participate in Osaka Kansai Expo 2025 "TEAM EXPO 2025" Program

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 8:00am

TOKYO, April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Fun Group inc (HQ: Shibuya-ward Tokyo, Japan; CEO: Kenji Miki) a company dedicated in developing sightseeing experiences for tourists, spanning across 7 locations globally, will be attending the Osaka Kansai Expo's "TEAM EXPO 2025".

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  • TOKYO, April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Fun Group inc (HQ: Shibuya-ward Tokyo, Japan; CEO: Kenji Miki) a company dedicated in developing sightseeing experiences for tourists, spanning across 7 locations globally, will be attending the Osaka Kansai Expo's "TEAM EXPO 2025".
  • Fun Group seeks to add value to sightseeing attractions via our unique philosophy and methodology with our capabilities in "producing".
  • We will leverage our know-how in operations, stemming from our experience in managing our existing business across 7 global locations.
  • Last year, our project to revitalize a local company in Bali was recognized and awarded the Japan Tourism Award.

TIAS Releases Final Report on Project to Support Formation of Sport Academy as Part of "Sport for Tomorrow" Program

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 6:00am

TSUKUBA, Japan, March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS) has conducted education and research from fiscal 2014 to fiscal 2020 on leading-edge knowledge such as development of sport management and sports for peace, based on education on the Olympics and Paralympics.

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  • TSUKUBA, Japan, March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS) has conducted education and research from fiscal 2014 to fiscal 2020 on leading-edge knowledge such as development of sport management and sports for peace, based on education on the Olympics and Paralympics.
  • TIAS, established within the University of Tsukuba based in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, as part of the "Sport for Tomorrow (SFT)" program put forward by the Japanese government, has released a report on the results of the initiative and its future prospects as the culmination of the seven-year efforts.
  • The report details a framework for project management, TIAS's collaboration with the International Academy of Sport Science and Technology (AISTS), TIAS-AISTS short-term programs and a Sport Olympic degree program.
  • TIAS hopes that people interested in the project will read the report by visiting the following website:

From the sea to the mountains - exploring the experiences of an exclusive winter in central Japan

Monday, March 15, 2021 - 9:00am

NANAO, Japan, March 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter is a special season in central Japan where you can experience the best of what the sea and the mountains have to offer.

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  • NANAO, Japan, March 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter is a special season in central Japan where you can experience the best of what the sea and the mountains have to offer.
  • To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: https://www.multivu.com/players/uk/8867851-exclusive-winter-in-central-j...
    Nagano Prefecture, the site of the 1998 Winter Olympics, is home to many renowned ski resorts and hotsprings.
  • If you fancy a long slide down the hill, hook the bike onto the lift and take it up with you!
  • While Japan might be most popular during the cherry blossom season, winter is as exciting and appetizing.

From the sea to the mountains - exploring the experiences of an exclusive winter in central Japan

Monday, March 15, 2021 - 9:00am

NANAO, Japan, March 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter is a special season in central Japan where you can experience the best of what the sea and the mountains have to offer.

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  • NANAO, Japan, March 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter is a special season in central Japan where you can experience the best of what the sea and the mountains have to offer.
  • To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: https://www.multivu.com/players/uk/8867851-exclusive-winter-in-central-j...
    Nagano Prefecture, the site of the 1998 Winter Olympics, is home to many renowned ski resorts and hotsprings.
  • If you fancy a long slide down the hill, hook the bike onto the lift and take it up with you!
  • While Japan might be most popular during the cherry blossom season, winter is as exciting and appetizing.

National Crafts Museum, Japan to Hold Third of Its Grand Opening Exhibition from April, 2021

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 6:00am

KANAZAWA, Japan, March 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Crafts Museum, Japan's only national art museum specializing in "kogei" (crafts), will hold the third of its Grand Opening Exhibitions titled "Modern Crafts and Tea Utensils: Furnishings in Each Season" from April 29 to July 4.

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  • KANAZAWA, Japan, March 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Crafts Museum, Japan's only national art museum specializing in "kogei" (crafts), will hold the third of its Grand Opening Exhibitions titled "Modern Crafts and Tea Utensils: Furnishings in Each Season" from April 29 to July 4.
  • These works cover various fields including ceramics, glass, lacquerware, woodwork, bamboo work, textiles, dolls, metalwork, industrial design and graphic design.
  • The museum was originally located in Tokyo but relocated and reopened in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture in the northwest of Japan in 2020.
  • April 29 - July 4, 2021
    Modern Crafts and Tea Utensils: Furnishings in Each Season -- The Third of the National Crafts Museum's Grand Opening Exhibitions

National Crafts Museum, Japan to Hold Third of Its Grand Opening Exhibition from April, 2021

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 6:00am

KANAZAWA, Japan, March 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Crafts Museum, Japan's only national art museum specializing in "kogei" (crafts), will hold the third of its Grand Opening Exhibitions titled "Modern Crafts and Tea Utensils: Furnishings in Each Season" from April 29 to July 4.

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  • KANAZAWA, Japan, March 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Crafts Museum, Japan's only national art museum specializing in "kogei" (crafts), will hold the third of its Grand Opening Exhibitions titled "Modern Crafts and Tea Utensils: Furnishings in Each Season" from April 29 to July 4.
  • These works cover various fields including ceramics, glass, lacquerware, woodwork, bamboo work, textiles, dolls, metalwork, industrial design and graphic design.
  • The museum was originally located in Tokyo but relocated and reopened in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture in the northwest of Japan in 2020.
  • April 29 - July 4, 2021
    Modern Crafts and Tea Utensils: Furnishings in Each Season -- The Third of the National Crafts Museum's Grand Opening Exhibitions

Online Symposium by JETRO - Future Society After the Pandemic, Expectations for EXPO 2025, and the Potential of the Osaka Kansai Region

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 5:00pm

Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition will hold an online symposium Future Society after the Pandemic, Expectations for EXPO 2025, and the Potential of the Osaka Kansai Region on March 3, 2021.

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  • Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition will hold an online symposium Future Society after the Pandemic, Expectations for EXPO 2025, and the Potential of the Osaka Kansai Region on March 3, 2021.
  • In this symposium, participants will discuss how EXPO 2025 Osaka Kansai can contribute to the resolution of these issues.
  • In the first part, the symposium will review the role and significance of EXPO 2025 Osaka Kansai in addition to predictions for the near future after the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The second part will focus on the ecosystem and innovation function of the Kansai region.

Expressing the "memory" of the Ryukyu Kingdom in a new Media Art exhibit opened at Naha Airport on February 13

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 1:00am

NAHA, Japan, Feb. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --On February 13, 2021, The Agency for Cultural Affairs opened a new art exhibit at Naha Airport as part of their "CULTURE GATE to JAPAN" initiative.

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  • NAHA, Japan, Feb. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --On February 13, 2021, The Agency for Cultural Affairs opened a new art exhibit at Naha Airport as part of their "CULTURE GATE to JAPAN" initiative.
  • Visual artist/programmer HIGA Satoru and animator/illustrator nuQ created works based on the motif of the Ryukyu Kingdom.
  • Located in Japan's subtropical resort area of Okinawa, the theme of the exhibition at Naha Airport is "MEMORY".
  • Two artists have created stunning visual works that connect the memories of the island's historic Ryukyu Kingdom, drenched in sunlight and color, with the modern world.