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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 Saga Prefecture Paralympic Flame Festival will feature flame lighting at the Kokorozashino Forest in Saga City, with the flame departing from the Civic Hall in the Saga Prefectural Government Building.

Flame lighting highlights will include giving children the opportunity to use the ancient bow drill method displayed at the Yoshinogari Historical Park, which is a park that is symbolic of Saga Prefecture.

Regional flame celebration

Date City Venue
TBD Saga City Kokorozashino forest

Depart for Tokyo

Date City Venue
TBD Saga City Kokorozashino forest

Flame visits

No implementation