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Articles of October, 2016 are as follows.

October holding! "The sixth Tosashimizu John Mung Festival" & "John-Mung summit"

John Mung Festival

[the date] H28 age Saturday, October 29 from 10:00 to 15:00

[holding place] Port of Ashizuri quay, John Mung boy group former open space

 John Mung Festival memorializes John Mung and the friendship of Captain Whitfield, in United States and Japan (Motoichi)

It is held in turn every year. We hold "Tosashimizu John Mung Festival" reaching the sixth in this year on Saturday, October 29,

We hold "John-Mung summit" in addition on Sunday, October 30.

 Through this festival achievement of great man "John Mung" of Tosashimizu City the city from the start all over Japan,

And we send to the world.


"The sixth Tosashimizu John Mung Festival" event contents

 H28 age Saturday, October 29 from 10:00 to 15:00

 10:00 ... (opening) Tosashimizu City junior high school music club performance

 We kilt Japan-U.S. sister city culture introduction, product sales sale for - whole day at 10:00 and display

        Short-term studying abroad report by Tosashimizu City high school student, delicious thing City of Tosashimizu City

        Reception by Tosashimizu City high school tea ceremony club

 10:30 ...          Okinawa sataandagi for free distribution (200) (Okinawa John Mung society offer)


 10:30 ...    John-Mung card playing meet

 11:00 ... "Tosa hospitality Kaientai" stage


   From 12:00 to 12:30 ceremony (John Mung boy group former open space)


 12:30 - Tosashimizu City high school calligraphy club performance


 Dance (by each team 15 minutes, all seven teams, stage dance, local car parade) that has thick 13:30 - good point



   13:30 truck     

         13:40 Hata court dancer                                  

       13:50    Is; what

         14:10 ten people ten Aya

   14:20    Hama long goddess of flowers comfort


   14:30    Truck

   14:40    Hata court dancer

   14:50    Is; what

   15:00    Ten ten Aya

   15:10    Hama long goddess of flowers comfort            


 15:20 - Halloween disguise contest



 ↓(state of the fifth Tosashimizu John Mung Festival held in H26 year)


Display of kilting



John-Mung card playing meet



Tosashimizu City high school calligraphy club performance



State (this is photograph of the second Tosashimizu John Mung Festival) of ceremony.



There is team having thick good point; what



Halloween disguise contest



※We may change at event contents, time.




 John-Mung summit sponsorship: Tosa John-Mung society

[the date] Sunday, October 30 from 9:00 to 12:00

[holding place] New center public hall (the Tosashimizu City Hall side)

 ※After summit, movie shows "fight with white whale" (meeting sponsorship of welcome John-Mung)


John-Mung summit time schedule↓↓

9:00    Sponsor greetings

9:10    We are going to participate and report self-introduction & activity by group

    1.American sister city Committee

    2.The relation Hamas

    3.International grassroots exchange center

    4.Meeting of Manjiro Nakahama

    5.Meeting of NPO John Mann Whitfield

    6.Tosa John-Mung society

    Meeting of 7, welcome John-Mung

    8.Okinawa John Mung society

    9.NPO John Mung landing monument erection resolution society



    1.Representative of fair heaven John-Mung contest (one high school student)

    2.The second John Mung speech contest special prize (one junior high student, high school student one)

    3.Representative from Tosashimizu City Tosashimizu City high school


10:00 John-Mung short play "Ship For Ship"

     Everybody of Kochi young people's association meeting "turnout bonito"


"John Mung and friend pass" lecture at 10:20; Hiroshi Aono


The 11:00 special program "John Mung" screening (renewal edition: RKC production)

     TV Asahi 1967 broadcast


The 12:00 end


Special option

13:00 movie "fight with white whale" screening society

      Meeting offer of welcome John-Mung




[held the tenth Ashizuri Kirari(Lighting Event in Cape Ashizuri)! ]

"The tenth Ashizuri Kirari(Lighting Event in Cape Ashizuri)" was held in Cape Ashizuri leader for two days on Sunday on Saturday, October 22, 23rd in H28 year.


It depends on Cape Ashizuri elementary school child of planned opening while it rains by unfortunate weather on the first day, and wind blows

Drum performance was called off, and lighting type was held under tent.




Entrance of Ashizuri Kongofukuji Temple.




Ashizuri Kongofukuji Temple of around 5:30 p.m.




(^^) where approximately 50 bamboo garden lanterns were installed in pond, and temple was lighted up 




Tahoto which was lighted up.



Pyramid of bamboo was installed in The Statue of John Mung Maezono place and was able to enjoy light of LED which changed color every moment, and shined.




Tree of light that this place was established under the observatories.




The contents of glass candle which was installed along the promenade without lighting candle because of rain,

We switch to electric candle.


I am sorry that photograph does not come out neatly….



Rain stopped on the second day, too and was able to light bottle ball candle around pond of Kongofukuji Temple.







Thank you for the bad inside of step all of you who came because of rain!

In addition, please enjoy sequentially as the The Statue of John Mung Maezono ground is lighted up until Sunday, November 27 (^^)/

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

"Ashizuri Kirari(Lighting Event in Cape Ashizuri)" which counts the tenth in this year.

It is held on Sunday on Saturday, this month 22, 23rd!

We color Cape Ashizuri tip garden and Kongofukuji Temple by bamboo garden lantern, bamboo work, light of candle this year♪♪





The tenth Ashizuri Kirari(Lighting Event in Cape Ashizuri)

[the date and time] Saturday, October 22, 2016, 23rd Sunday

    Lighting / from 17:30 to 21:00

    (bamboo work of Cape Ashizuri garden is going to turn on from 10/22 for approximately one month)

[place] Cape Ashizuri tip garden (bamboo work)

    Kongofukuji Temple (bamboo garden lantern)







Under recruitment of "The Seven Wonders of Cape Ashizuri Tour" "star watching" participants!


☆"The Seven Wonders of Cape Ashizuri Tour"

 Saturday, October 22, 23rd Sunday 17:00 - capacity around 20 (free)


☆"Star watching"

 Saturday, October 22, 23rd Sunday 20:30 - capacity around 20 (free)


As both tours need reservations, apply beforehand to sightseeing in city hall business and industry section.

Application: Sightseeing in city hall business and industry section (TEL: 0880-82-1212)

Meeting Location: Cape Ashizuri tip garden



[event (October of Ashizuri Aquarium autumn, November)]

It is October of Kochi Prefectural Ashizuri Kaiyokan Aquarium in Tatsukushi, Tosashimizu-shi, news of event of November.




To autumn Ashizuri Aquarium, come to play by all means; (^^)/

[10/9 Nipponmaru called at a port]

It was going to be the middle in October, but at last was chilly in the evening in the morning early like autumn.


On Sunday, October 9, passenger ship Nipponmaru called at a port of port of Ashizuri.

It is state at the time of the arrival in port 8:00 a.m. ago.




This Cruise leaves Nagoya for 10/1, and call at a port of Kanazawa, Fukue of Nagasaki, in 10/9 of Yoro, Tosashimizu-shi

We called at a port of port of Ashizuri and were schedule to return to Nagoya in 10/10 afterwards.


As for passengers, it was gone to Shimanto River, Cape Ashizuri on sightseeing bus by port of Ashizuri.

We had you enter "John-mung Museum" at port of Ashizuri toward the lot (^^)


When we entered port, unfortunately, it drizzled, and welcome ceremony was carried out in ship in a hurry.


From 10:00, inboard visit society of people applied for beforehand was held.


We had light meal, accessories such as takoyaki or onigiri open a store at port of Ashizuri.

Probably because of rain, hands were sparse first….




Takoyaki "university". We have event always open a store.




Fortunately, rain stopped from morning, too, and day shined!

It was gathered for demonstration of ... performed Katsuo no Tataki the situation at 13:30.

We had you try after this! (^^)




As for ..., team of "we are what" having thick good point is performance for seeing off at 14:30.

Passengers of Nipponmaru to watch from the ship top were pleased very much.




Finally, while we are seen off for powerful sound of Ashizuri drum, we depart at 15:00.




(*^_^*) which blue sky opened at the time of the departure from a port, and became good departure




All of Nipponmaru, thank you!

In addition, come to play in Tosashimizu! (^^)/



In addition, as for everybody who came to port of Ashizuri to look at Nipponmaru, thank you! 

There is team having thick good point; all of anything, everybody, of the people concerned such as people of branch is (^^) thank you in various places

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