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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 Tochigi Prefecture Paralympic Flame Festival will feature flame lighting in 23 cities and towns throughout the prefecture using their own unique methods, after which the flames from throughout the prefecture will be gathered together into one as the Paralympic flame at a flame gathering ceremony, before the departure ceremony is held from where the flame will leave for Tokyo as the Paralympic Torch Relay flame.
Highlights will include the use of unique firelighting methods, such as those employed in traditional fire festivals and associated with important cultural assets, at popular places throughout the prefecture.
Regional flame celebration
|TBD||Sano City||Mikamoyama Daimonjiyakikaijyou|
|TBD||Kanuma City||Kanuma General Gymnasium|
|TBD||Oyama City||Otome Kawara no Sato Park|
|TBD||Moka CIty||Mokashisougouunndoukouenn Tamokutekihiroba|
|TBD||Ohtawara City||Kurobane Area|
|TBD||Yaita City||Kurobane Area|
|TBD||Nasushiobara City||Viscount Aoki's country villa in Nasu|
|TBD||Sakura City||Sakura Square|
|TBD||Shimonotsuke City||Shimotsuke City Hall Civic Square|
|TBD||Mashiko Town||Ceramic Art Messe Mashiko|
|TBD||Motegi Town||Motegi Roadside Station|
|TBD||Haga Town||Haga Roadside Station|
|TBD||Nogi Town||Nogimachikouryu Center|
|TBD||Nasu Town||Kurodahara Elementary School|
Flame Gathering in Prefecture
Depart for Tokyo
The Paralympic flame will visit mainly welfare facilities and public facilities in multiple locations throughout Tochigi Prefecture.