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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 Okinawa Prefecture Paralympic Flame Festival will feature flame lighting in 16 locations throughout the prefecture, with flame gathering and departure ceremonies held in the Public Square at the Okinawa Prefectural Government Building in Naha City.

Flame lighting highlights will include various areas in the prefecture lighting the flame using their own unique process, including Naha City, which has a history of climbing kilns, Kayo in Nago City, the Peace Memorial Park in Itoman City, and other places that will use solar energy, which is abundant in Okinawa.

Regional flame celebration

Date City Venue
TBD Naha City Arakaki Residence
TBD Ginowan City Futenma Shraine
TBD Ishigaki City Ishigaki city Central Sports Park
TBD Nago City Olympic cauldron in KAYO
TBD Itoman City Peace memorial park
TBD Okinawa City Okinawa city gymnasium
TBD Uruma City World Heritage Katsuren-Jo Site
TBD Kin Town Statue of Kyuzo Toyama
TBD Miyakojima City Harimizuutaki
TBD Kadena Town Kadena Town Council of social welfare, Good try,Ltd.
TBD Chatan Town TBD
TBD Yonabaru Town A roofing tile works
TBD Yaese Town MINATOGAWA Archeological Park
TBD Kumejima Town signal fire tower of Sonami
TBD Urasoe City Urasoe city office terrace
TBD Tomigusuku City  Tomigusuku General park Athletics stadium

Flame Gathering in Prefecture

Date City Venue
TBD Naha City Public Square

Depart for Tokyo

Date City Venue
TBD Naha City Public Square

Flame visits

No implementation