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Important notice

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 Fukui Prefecture Paralympic Flame Festival, flame lighting will be carried out in all 17 cities and towns throughout the prefecture, followed by flame gathering at the Happi-terrace in the square outside the western entrance to Fukui Station in Fukui City, from where the flame will also depart.

Flame lighting highlights will include the use of a bow drill by table tennis and volleyball participants and others, and flame lighting in Takahama Town using means such as a candle shaped like a fisherman's fire, as well as other unique methods in scenic places throughout the prefecture.

Regional flame celebration

Date City Venue
TBD Fukui City Fukui City Gymnasium
TBD Tsuruga City Tsuruga City General Athletic Stadium
TBD Obama City TBD
TBD Ono City Ono City Hall
TBD Katsuyama City Katsuyama City Welfare and Health Center「SUKOYAKA」
TBD Sabae City Sabae City kyoyo Hall
TBD Awara City Awara Yunomachi Plaza
TBD Echizen City Takefu Central Park
TBD Sakai City Fukui Prefectural North Special Education School
TBD Eiheiji Town Kamishihi Cultural Hall「SANSAN-HALL」
TBD Ikeda Town Ikeda Town Children's House
TBD Minamiechizen Town Nanjyo Health and Welfare Center
TBD Echizen Town Echizen Municipal Asahi Comprehensive Playground
TBD Mihama Town Energy Museum Kiipasu
TBD Takahama Town Wakamiya Beach
TBD Ohi Town Ohi-town-natasho-iwanohana Archaeological Museum
TBD Wakasa Town Wakasa Town Central Public Hall

Flame Gathering in Prefecture

Date City Venue
TBD Fukui City Happi Terrace

Depart for Tokyo

Date City Venue
TBD Fukui City Happi Terrace

Flame visits

No implementation