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  • [Within Minato City / Foreign cultures]

    Myanmar Festival 2019

    • Saturday, May 25, 10:00-18:00 and Sunday, May 26, 10:00-16:00 *Rain or shine
    • Free (Please pay for food, drinks and products for sale.)
    • Grounds of the Zojoji temple (the chief temple of the Jodo-Buddiist Sect.) and Koshoden hall. (4-7-35, Shibakoen, Minato City)
    • Promotion Committee Office for Myanmar Festival Tel: 03-6811-1212
    • Come and find the real Myanmar!

      Food stalls where you can enjoy the authentic taste of Myanmar, live performances of traditional dance and songs, folk cultural experience, sales of folk crafts by various organizations such as NPO and NGO, and photo exhibition of Myanmar. A part of the proceed will be donated to Myanmar for programs such as educational support. There will be the latest tourist information of Myanmar. Since last October and effective for one year, Myanmar has started a program that grants visa-free entry to the Japanese tourists.

  • [Within Minato City / City walking]

    Free English Tour to visit the typical “garden of a high-ranking samurai”

    • Sunday, June 9, 2019, 10:00-11:00
    • 150 yen (admission fee)
    • Meeting Place and Dismissal: JR Hamamatsucho station North Gate
    • Elementary school students and older who can understand English and can walk the entire route
    • 10 people
    • Event fliers
    • MINATO Travel & Tourism Association (Available in English)
    • A beautiful park surrounded by high-rise buildings

      Meet at the JR Hamamatsucho station North Gate~Kyu-Shiba-Rikyu Garden~Dismissal at JR Hamamatsucho station North Gate
      Go to MINATO Travel&Tourism Association website, click on "Volunteer Guided Tour (English)" and fill out the entry form. Please submit your application by Sunday, May 26. Result of the lottery for a spot will be sent to every applicant by Friday, May 31.

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