Monthly Glocal News
Fukushima Food Pride in London
On March 22, Fukushima Prefecture held an event at the Embassy of Japan in the UK called "Fukushima Food Pride" for the promotion of agricultural products from the region. Governor Uchibori of Fukushima expressed appreciation for the aid and support given for the reconstruction of Fukushima after the 2011 earthquake and explained the safety of foods produced in Fukushima Prefecture is ensured.
Kyoto and Kitakyushu held promotional events in Shanghai
Diplomats' Study Tour to Tsubame-Sanjo Area
From the Seminar
Learn more about the regions participated in our Regional Promotion Seminar on June 21, 2018!
Nomination to the World Heritage List"Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region"
The Goto Islands in Nagasaki Prefecture
The Goto Islands, the western-most islets of Japan, are on the borders between the country and its East Asian neighbors and has thus been at crossroads of the region's intriguing history. Also, the Goto Islands are called "the Islands of Prayer", as is now represented by the Hidden Christian Sites on the islands. Following the introduction of Christianity to Japan in the 16th century and a total ban on the religion in the beginning of the 17th century, the Islands became home to Hidden Christians who crossed the sea from the mainland Kyushu in the end of the 18th century to flee persecution.
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