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Events in Our City in October

Soka Shukuba Festival

On October 6, the Old Nikko Road was crowded with spectators enjoying the feudal lord's procession of about 70 people as well as the energetic dance of Yosakoi and Awa-odori.

Soka Shukuba Festival

In addition, the "330th Anniversary of Oku-no Hosomichi Journey Commemoration Caravan Ceremony" was held in Soka Elementary School, co-organized by 33 cities related to that literary work, and the passion was shared to publicize the attractiveness of Oku-no Hosomichi written by the Haiku poet MATSUO Basho both in and around the city, by presenting the books and through fire-sharing ceremonies.

Soka Shukuba Festival

Sports Festival

On October 14, the events planned for the Ayasegawa Park was canceled, due to the rain, and instead, a talk show and trying some events of the Olympics and the Paralympics were held in Kinen Tai-iku Kan (Commemorative Gymnasium), with special guests of four leading athletes - Mr.Karina Maruyama (a former member of the Japan women's soccer team), Ms.Sayaka Sato (badminton), Mr.Hiroyuki Nagata (wheelchair basketball) and Mr.Takashi Sakamoto (trampoline).

The elementary school students who participated said with a smile, "I had a good time playing with the athletes."

Sports Festival

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