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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 Shimane Prefecture Paralympic Flame Festival will feature flame lighting in 11 cities and towns throughout the prefecture, and flame gathering and departure ceremonies in Matsue City. 

Flame lighting will be carried out using methods that are unique to each of the 11 cities and towns involved.

Regional flame celebration

Date City Venue
TBD Yasugi City TBD
TBD Unnann City TBD
TBD Masuda City Shimane Art Center Grand Toit
TBD Gotsu City Gotsu peaceful school for the disabled
TBD Izumo City TBD
TBD Matsue City Kumano-Taisha
TBD Kawamoto Town yuumura home hall
TBD Oda City TBD
TBD Tsuwano Town TBD
TBD Ohnan Town TBD
TBD Hamada City Hamada-shi Hamada Castle museum

Flame Gathering in Prefecture

Date City Venue
TBD Matsue City TBD

Depart for Tokyo

Date City Venue
TBD Matsue City TBD

Flame visits