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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.

The Kumamoto Prefecture Paralympic Flame Festival will feature flame lighting in 25 cities, towns and villages throughout the prefecture, with the flames from throughout the prefecture being brought together to Kumamoto City, etc., where flame gathering ceremonies, flame visits and a departure ceremony will be held.

(*Seven cities, towns and villages will jointly carry out flame lighting: Aso City, Minamioguni Town, Oguni Town, Ubuyama Village, Takamori Town, Minamiaso Village and Nishihara Village.)

Regional flame celebration

Date City Venue
TBD Kumamoto City TBD
TBD Minamata City TBD
TBD Yamaga City Brewery Parking
TBD Kikuchi City Shisui Koshi park(Confucius park)
TBD Uto City Uto City Veterans Memorial
TBD Uki City Uki City Office
TBD Koshi City TBD
TBD Misato Town Misato town chuo community center
TBD Nagomi Town TBD
TBD Nankan City TBD
TBD Nagasu Town TBD
TBD Ozu Town Kamiide Park
TBD Kikuyo Town TBD
TBD Kashima Town Shopping mall parking place
TBD Kosa Town Midorikawa Riverside Park
TBD Yamato Town Tsujunkyo
TBD Asagiri Town TBD
TBD Kuma Village TBD
TBD Aso City
Minamioguni Town
Oguni Town
Ubuyama Village
Takamori Town
Minamiaso Village
Nishihara Village

Flame Gathering in Prefecture

Date City Venue
TBD Kumamoto City Park Dome Kumamoto

Depart for Tokyo

Date City Venue
TBD Kumamoto City Park Dome Kumamoto

Flame visits