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[the third John-Mung birth festival]


The third week began in 2019!

First snow seemed to fall in Kanto, but relatively warm day continues in Tosashimizu!





The third John-Mung birth festival



≪Date and time >> Saturday, January 19 from 9:00 to 11:00

≪Place >> John-mung Museum 2F


Birthday song by  9:05 - hometown chorus department

 9:30 - net live broadcast

    (connected by various places and the net live concert in Manjiro society who is active in various places throughout the all over Japan

     We will have congratulations message from each place.)

 We show sakaiyuusanniyoru newly written work "Go Johnney, man!" from - Tosashimizu for the first time at 10:00

 We announce studying abroad impression in - high school student short term at 10:20

 10:35 - primary schoolchild John Mung presentation of the results of the study

 Behavior of 10:50 - birthday cake


... that celebration island carries birth festival of John Mung together by all means! (^^)/


[the 45th Ashizuri camellia Festival]

"Ashizuri camellia festival" that thicket Tsubaki blooming in Ashizuri peninsula puts in full bloom together at time to reach and holds every year.

As holding schedule of this year was fixed, we will tell.


*・It is .:* ・ .*. .:* ・☆ * ・゜, *:. .*. .:* ・☆ * ・゜, *:. .*. .:* ・☆ * ・゜, *:. .*. ゜, *:.☆


The 45th Ashizuri camellia Festival

Period ● From Friday, February 1, 2019 to Thursday, February 28


On the event date ● Sunday, February 17, 2019

Holding time ● From 10:00 to 15:00 (plan)

Holding place ● Cape Ashizuri elementary school

Contents ● We tell as soon as the details are decided.

     While it is just an inch, please wait.


※Than "the 44th" image of last year

Performance by local idol SSD38




Letter of "Yaku" chosen in [one character of "cry of Ashizuri" dream] of last year

It was written by Tosashimizu City high school calligraphy club




We perform free distribution of young plant of camellia




Free distribution of hot minced fish soup



[under one character offer of the tenth "cry of Ashizuri" dream! ]

It recruits "one character of dream" that loaded concept with hope, wish of this year in "let's do Japan well" from the southernmost Cape Ashizuri of Shikoku.


●Letter which was chosen as past… "ki" "direct" "susumi" "sho" "wish" "sum" "to run" "ki" "Yaku"


●Application method… On postcard, please mail kanji one character and reason (targeted for selection examination), address, full name, age, occupation, contact information that you chose after mention.


●The application deadline… It must arrive by Monday, January 14, 2019


●Destination / reference… 〒 787-0315 482-1, Ashizurimisaki, Tosashimizu-shi, Kochi

            (no company) Ashizuri hot spring meeting



●The date of publication… Monday, January 21, 2019

We announce in       Ashizuri hot spring meeting HP


●Display place… Garden in front of Ashizurimisaki, Tosashimizu-shi "The Statue of John Mung"

      In the case of "the 45th Ashizuri camellia Festival" opening event held on Sunday, February 17, we perform calligraphy by Tosashimizu City high school calligraphy club.


●Prize… The highest award: One trip ticket (100,000 yen equivalency)

             Ashizuri hot spring pair accommodation coupon

     Award for excellence: Five Ashizuri hot spring pair accommodation coupons


★Applicant privilege★  

We present 20% discount coupon  to be usable at the "Ashizuri hot spring meeting" participation accommodations when we have you apply with return card without exception.

 ※Postcard does not usually become a target to this (you can apply).

 ※We make a reservation, and telephone is available directly.

 ※It is usually discounted from rate by 20%.


Sponsorship: Ashizuri hot spring meeting


Letter of "Yaku" chosen as the highest award last year (2018)




State of calligraphy by "the 44th Ashizuri camellia Festival" of last year




We look forward to application from all of you! (^^)/


[2019 A Happy New Year]

Port of Tosashimizu City this morning



In 2019 A Happy New Year!

You take to all of you, and become one year with much good luck this year! (*^_^*)


In this year Tosashimizu-City Tourist Association and John-mung Museum thank you for your cooperation!


From port of Ashizuri observatories this morning


[under recruitment of the 14th Hana henro John Mung Walking in Cape Ashizuri participants! ]

"Hana henro John Mung Walking in Cape Ashizuri" which reaches the 14th by the next year.

It is recruiting participants very much now!


[on the date]

H31 age Saturday, February 16, 17th Sunday

15th Friday in Tatsukushi Sea Area Park "hold walk (have Tatsukushi left unseen geo-walk) with much effort.

(Ryoma passport, Kochi house health passport participation event.)


[course summary]

Friday, February 15 with much effort walk (Tatsukushi has left unseen geo-walk course)

   5km course (13:30 acceptance, 14:00 departure)

Saturday, February 16 Ashizuri pilgrim course and the 38th Fudasho (sacred site for pilgrimage)

   6km course (9:30 acceptance start, 10:00 departure)

   17km course (9:30 acceptance start, 10:00 departure)

   30km course (8:20 acceptance start, 9:00 departure)

Sunday, February 17 John-Mung Kuroshio Current road and Matsuo area, Usubae

   7,5km course (7:30 acceptance start, 8:00 departure)

   15km course (7:30 acceptance start, 8:00 departure)

   22km course (7:30 acceptance start, 8:00 departure)


[application method]

Please refer to page of this Tosashimizu City Hall.


Participation application, lunch, the application for participant exchange meeting deadline: H31 age Friday, January 11

 ※Application after January 12 is possible, too, but, in that case, on the day entrance fees follow application.

 ※On the day participation is possible, too.

 ※In addition, one that was applied for after January 12 to participation list cannot publish.

  In addition, in the case of a lot of participation, I may not hand souvenir.

 ★As for this meeting, as for Tosashimizu City citizen and the under primary school children, entrance fee is free.


State at the time of last year holding





Do you not walk together while seeing beautiful scenery of Cape Ashizuri of the early spring? (*^_^*)

We look forward to your application! (^^)/

[news of the year-end and New Year Cape Ashizuri traffic regulation]

Because Cape Ashizuri has few parking lots, and some width is in small place again, we perform traffic regulation during the following period.

In addition, we operate extra bus from municipal parking lot to Kongofukuji Temple during regulation period.

I would like your understanding, cooperation.



 From Monday, December 31, 2018 to Thursday, January 3, 2019



 December 31 23:00 - January 1 17:30

   January 2.3 days from 8:00 to 17:30


●Regulation section●

... Cape Ashizuri tip parking lot (in front of Kongofukuji Temple)  in front of the Cape Ashizuri police box


●Extra bus fare●

 Junior high school students and over 100 yen, primary schoolchild 50 yen


●Motor carrier●

 Kochi Seinan Traffic (going to travel by two buses every five minutes)


※To customer coming to Cape Ashizuri

"Matsuo area tunnel" was opened, and time was shortened  than conventional Sky Line traffic for approximately ten minutes and came to be able to run to Cape Ashizuri again in two traffic lanes. When you come to Cape Ashizuri, we recommend prefectural road Route 27 clockwise (via Nakahama, Ohama).

(attention) "Matsuo area tunnel" does not seem to be updated with car navigation system. Come to mark in the road sign "Cape Ashizuri" area.



 Nakamura police station Tosashimizu City police Government building

 3-5, Saiwaicho, Tosashimizu-shi, Kochi 0880-82-0110


[night aquarium]

This season came over this year.

It is "night aquarium" (*^_^*) in Ashizuri Aquarium




In addition, in nearby Restaurant & Souvenir Shop Rest Tatsukushi, support event is held!



Please enjoy in addition! (^^)/




[the seventh Tosashimizu John Mung Festival]

 In commemoration of John Mung and the friendship of Captain Whitfield, it is hometown of captain

In American Massachusetts Fairhaven and Tosashimizu City, it is held in turn every year

"John Mung Festival" which is done.



It is held in Tosashimizu City this year!



Memory after the John Mung death of the 120th anniversary

The seventh Tosashimizu John Mung Festival - Manjiro, sea and interchange ...

The date and time: Saturday, November 3 10:00 ...

Location: Port of Ashizuri quay



 9:00 - fishing boat taxi rent-a-bicycle (daylong)

 10:00 - opening event (performance by Tosashimizu City junior high school music club)

       Sister city culture introduction (kilt display) in America

       Tosashimizu City high school student short-term studying abroad report (daylong)

       Delicious thing City of Tosashimizu City (daylong)

Reception (daylong) by  10:30 - Tosashimizu City High School tea ceremony club

 10:30 - John-Mung card playing meet (Japanese karuta)

 10:45 - John-Mung card playing meet (English karuta)

       ★Champion: We invite to American John Mung Festival

 12:00 - ceremony, civic commendation (John-Mung group former open space)

There is team having thick - good point at  11:00, and what do you dance?

 11:30 - gold rush (part of the morning) adult

 13:00 - gold rush (part of the afternoon) child

 13:30 - Tosashimizu City high school calligraphy club performance

We show to the ... song of "sea which John-Mung saw" at  14:00

 14:15 - Halloween disguise contest

 ※In the place, change, event contents are partial change in case of rain to Tosashimizu City Tosashimizu City elementary school gymnasium

It may become in this.


... extra ...

 16:30 - Halloween disguise parade (open space in front of Tenjin-cho Bakery Pomie)


 18:00 - interchange reception

     Location: General marriage ceremonial hall mimpo (Sakae-machi, Tosashimizu-shi)

     Entrance fee: 5,000 yen

     ※Apply for participation applicant beforehand to the secretariat.



State (image is thing of the sixth Tosashimizu John Mung Festival held in 2016.) of event

Display of kilting




John-Mung card playing meet




Ceremony (John-Mung group former open space)




Halloween disguise contest




 To John Mung Festival that there are a lot of pleasant events, come to play by all means!

[Tojindaba Site star watching ★]


Morning and evening became really cool and finally became public performance in autumn!

For such a long autumnal night, do you not observe starlit sky of perfect score in Tojindaba Site?




★★Tojindaba Site star watching★★

   It is ... for you in ... the sky full of starlight


 Time: Saturday, November 10, 2018

  ※We postpone in case of rain on Sunday on 11th


Event summary

≪Stage event >> (17:20 ...)

 17:20 - hometown father belt (WANDRAS)

 17:45 - hometown belt (Mori band)

 18:10 - hometown belt (Matsutani trio)

 18:25 - handmade musical instrument performance

 18:45 - picture book "whole easy worth" story-telling

 19:00 - Suzuki Toru starlit sky concert


≪Branch, hospitality booth >> (17:00 ...)

 ★Sale of Souda Bushi-related product

 ★It is Souda Bushi and has an experience made with soy sauce

 ★Branch by local branch supplier

 ★We sharpen Souda Bushi and experience

 ★Behavior of Chabushi


≪Star watching >> (20:00 ...)

 Guide guides!


 ※We hold only stage event in library lounge of Ashizuri Thermae when 11/10 is rainy weather.


 ※There is free pick-up bus from Cape Ashizuri municipal management parking lot.

  ①18:00 ② 18:45 ③ 19:30

 ※Tojindaba Site has parking space (100).




Please come to Tojindaba Site to look at beautiful starlit sky of perfect score! (^^)/




[the twelfth Ashizuri Kirari(Lighting Event in Cape Ashizuri)]

"The twelfth Ashizuri Kirari(Lighting Event in Cape Ashizuri)" which was held for two days on Monday on Sunday, October 7, 8th.



That was plan on Sunday at first for Saturday, November 6, seven days, but, for bad weather caused by typhoon, delay 1st; became held.

But we had you come to see toward the lot this year than average year!

Parking lot before Kongofukuji Temple was always full and, on Monday, October 7 in particular, was full of which photographed light up of and Kongofukuji Temple that we looked at candle in garden and were relaxed with camera.


Photograph introduces state of event.


All of SSD38 which gave glory to opening for two days.






It is lighted up Cape Ashizuri garden




"Five Storeyed Pagoda" of local volunteer production of beginning of this year audience




The Statue of John Mung of Cape Ashizuri garden




"Space of light" under Cape Ashizuri Observatory




Ashizuri Kongofukuji Temple














Cape Ashizuri garden



We photographed child who came to see in monument of light made in garden! (^^)




As for the glass candle of garden, children of Cape Ashizuri, Tosashimizu City elementary school, child care support center acorn natives displayed thing which described picture in one point one point cover.








Event was finished, but lighting of garden is carried out sequentially until Sunday, November 4.


In addition, work offer of "the second Ashizuri Kirari(Lighting Event in Cape Ashizuri) photo contest" is until Saturday, November 10.

We look forward to much application!

The second Ashizuri Kirari(Lighting Event in Cape Ashizuri) photo contest



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