PR Exhibition in the International Media Center and the Hiroshima Gate Park Plaza
May 17, 2023
- In conjunction with the G7 Hiroshima Summit, the governmental PR exhibition will be held to boost the charms of Japan to international and domestic media, starting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 18, in the International Media Center (IMC*) at Hiroshima Prefectural Sports Center as well as in the Hiroshima Gate Park Plaza in Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture.
- More than 80 exhibition booths will feature panels, videos, models and hands-on experience under the following three categories that would contribute to solutions to challenges facing the international community: “From Reconstruction to Peaceful Society and Sustainable Future,” “Succession of Japanese Culture through Tradition and Cutting-edge Technology,” and “Pioneering the Future with the Next-generation Power.” Especially, the exhibition offers a VR experience inside the Atomic Bomb Dome, displays a high-resolution projection mapping reproduction of four National Treasures byobu for folding screens, and introduces a variety of initiatives to achieve carbon neutrality. In particular, the Hiroshima Gate Park Plaza, which is open to the general public, will feature an exhibition of next-generation automobiles and an introduction to mobility that utilizes various forms of energy.
- Foods and beverages produced by manufacturers in disaster-affected prefectures, as well as others, will be served in the IMC tasting area.
- Hiroshima Prefecture will also set up a PR space, where wines, Japanese sake and light meals, among others from Hiroshima, as well as local dishes with fresh ingredients from the Prefecture, will be served to media personnel, while exhibits focusing on various attractions of the Prefecture, appeals of its 23 cities and towns, and Hiroshima’s efforts for peace will be on display.
(Reference)The International Media Center
IMC is a facility for the press, set up at Hiroshima Prefectural Sports Center to provide a working space for journalists who cover the G7 Hiroshima Summit. Access to the IMC is limited to holders of the Media Accreditation Cards, which must be obtained through registration in advance.