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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 Kyoto Prefecture Paralympic Flame Festival will feature flame lighting in 16 cities and towns throughout the prefecture, after which a flame gathering ceremony and departure ceremony will be held at the Kyoto Prefectural Office in Kyoto City.

Regional flame celebration

Date City Venue
TBD Kyoto City TBD
TBD Fukuchiyama City TBD
TBD Maizuru City TBD
TBD Ayabe City TBD
TBD Uji City TBD
TBD Miyazu City TBD
TBD Kameoka City TBD
TBD Joyo City TBD
TBD Muko City TBD
TBD Nagaokakyo City TBD
TBD Yawata City TBD
TBD Kyotango City TBD
TBD Nantan City TBD
TBD Kizugawa City TBD
TBD Kyotanba City TBD
TBD Yosano Town TBD

Flame Gathering in Prefecture

Date City Venue
TBD Kyoto City Kyoto Prefectural Office

Depart for Tokyo

Date City Venue
TBD Kyoto City Kyoto Prefectural Office

Flame visits