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Follow the torch flame
On Tuesday 24 March 2020, the International Olympic Committee and The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced the postponement of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.
A new schedule for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay will be decided in accordance with the decision made on the specific dates of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Games.
The following information was compiled and released before the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Games was announced on 24 March 2020.
For the Akita Prefecture Paralympic Flame Festival, all 25 cities, towns and villages throughout the prefecture will carry out flame lighting, after which a flame gathering ceremony and the departure ceremony will be held.
Flame lighting highlights will include the lighting of the flame at various sites throughout the prefecture using methods such as those that would have been used during the Jomon period at the many Jomon sites throughout the prefecture, the lighting of the flame from a bonfire, which has been used in traditional events from ancient times, and the lighting of the flame from the fire produced during the metal recycling process, which requires advanced technology.
Regional flame celebration
|TBD||Akita City||Area Nakaichi|
|TBD||Noshiro City||Noshiro City Children's Museum
|TBD||Yokote City||Taiyu Elementary School|
|TBD||Odate City||Odate Cultural Hall|
|TBD||Oga City||Oga Marine Park|
|TBD||Yuzawa City||Geothermal Power Plant|
|TBD||Kazuno City||Oyu Stone Circle|
|TBD||Yurihonjo City||Cyokai Health Plaza|
|TBD||Katagami City||Office of designated welfare service|
|TBD||Daisen City||National Histtric Site HOTTNOSAKUATO|
|TBD||Kitaakita City||Isedotai Jomon Kan|
|TBD||Nikaho City||Shiokaze Park|
|TBD||Senboku City||Shiraiwa Unganji|
|TBD||Kosaka Town||A Refinery|
|TBD||Kamikoani Village||Furusato Park|
World Heritage Conservatin Center Fujisato
|TBD||Mitane Town||Yamamoto Furusato Bunkakan|
|TBD||Happo Town||Minehama Baseball Ground|
|TBD||Gojome Town||Gojome Pubrlic Center|
|TBD||Hachirogata Town||Hachirogatamachi Noson Kankyo Kaizen center|
|TBD||Ikawa Town||Ikawamachi Noson Kankyo Kaizen Center|
|TBD||Ogata Village||Kyu Ogatamura Nogyo Kenshu Center|
|TBD||Misato Town||Sakamoto Togoku's House|
|TBD||Ugo Town||Bon Odori Avenue|
|TBD||Higashinaruse Village||Nature Museum|
Flame Gathering in Prefecture
Depart for Tokyo