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April 2th, 2018
Kyushu/Yamaguchi CALL CENTER has been established for international tourists!
April 19th, 2018
France's team attending the HSBC World Rugby Women's Seven experiences Japanese Culture.
April 27th, 2018
Cities and towns within the prefecture have been registered as host towns for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics

Kyushu/Yamaguchi CALL CENTER has been established for international tourists!

The Kyushi Yamaguchi Call Center began from April 2nd! This service was established to help
international tourist visiting in the Kyushu/Yamaguchi area who need assistance in situations such as "difficulty in communicating at tourist spots or hotels" or "I'm running late to an appointment and I need to contact them".

The service is available in 15 languages and 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Please utilize this service for any international tourist in traveling in the Kyushu/Yamaguchi area or for even tourist planning to travel in the area and enjoy a safe and comfortable time!



TEL.: 092-687-6639 (The interpreting service is free, but the cost of the call will be charged to the user.)
Languages ​​available: English, Korean, Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Nepali, Tagalog, Portuguese,
Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Malay 
Support available: 24 hours-a-day / 365 days
Service available to: International tourist
Areas available: Yamaguchi Pref., Fukuoka Pref., Saga Pref., Nagasaki Pref., Kumamoto Pref., and Oita Pref.
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France's team attending the HSBC World Rugby Women's Seven experiences Japanese Culture.

The HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series was held in Kitakyushu City on April 21st and 22nd. On April 19th members of the French team experienced Japanese culture.
The players enjoyed Japanese culture firsthand wearing Japanese kimono and doing flower arrangement. They shared their experiences on social media which publicized the highlights of the sporting event and the charms of Japanese culture both inside and outside of Japan.


Players doing ikebana (flower arrangement)

Commemorative photos taken wearing kimono

Experiencing Japanese culture was a fulfilling moment for the players

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Cities and towns within the prefecture have been registered as host towns for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics

Yanagawa City, Miyama City, Miyako Town, and Chikujo Town were registered as host towns in the prefecture for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
15 countries and regions in Oceania have been registered as participants so plans for human, economic, and cultural exchanges with the participating countries and regions are being planned for the future. The prefecture will unite with the cities and towns and continue to work toward the success of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.


Signing ceremony of the basic agreement that took place in December last year
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Registration of Disaster Prevention Mail Distribution System (English)

QR code to accessFor access via mobile phones

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