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Important notice

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay will be held from 12 August 2021 until 24 August 2021, during the transition period from the Olympic Games to the Paralympic Games. It will aim to create a festive atmosphere in the run-up to the Paralympic Games while maintaining the momentum generated by the Olympic Games.

Going forward, Tokyo 2020 will coordinate with the authorities in each prefecture regarding the detailed schedule of Flame lighting festivals, departure ceremonies and other ceremonies along the route of the Relay. More information will be available in due course.

As of September 28, 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