Saitama

Prefecture 46 of 47
when
19 Aug.

Regional flame celebration

Date City Venue
Aug. 19 Hanno city Tove Jansson Akebono Children's Forest Park
Aug. 19 Hanyu city Hanyu City Industrial and Cultural Hall
Aug. 19 Ina town Ina Town Hall
Aug. 19 Moroyama town The square in front of moroyama general gymnasium
Aug. 19 Ogose town Tomb of the World Unknown Soldiers
Aug. 19 Ogawa town The square in front of Ogawa Town Hall
Aug. 19 Yoshimi town Roadside Station Ichigo-no-Sato Yoshimi
Aug. 19 Hatoyama town Hatoyama Town Hall
Aug. 19 Tokigawa town Tokigawa Sports Center
Aug. 19 Yokoze town Yokoze Town Hall
Aug. 19 Ogano town Ogano Junior High School playground
Aug. 19 Higashichichibu village Higashichichibu Village Hall
Aug. 19 Misato town TBD
Aug. 19 Kamikawa town Kanasana Shrine
Aug. 19 Kamisato town Kamisato Town Office
Aug. 19 Yorii town Yorii Town Office
Aug. 19 Matsubushi town Matsubushi Town Hall

Flame Gathering in Prefecture

Date City Venue
Aug. 19 Saitama city Keyaki Hiroba

Depart for Tokyo

Date City Venue
Aug. 19 Asaka city Asaka Central Park Athletics Stadium

A city coming together under a single prefectural flame

  • Saitama City

Torch Relay Route

  • Satte City > Hasuda City > Shiraoka City > Kawajima Town > Iruma City > Asaka City

Departure Ceremony

  • Asaka City

* The relay route, the municipalities where the Torch Relay will travel through and their order, the location of the Flame Celebration and any other information provided above are subject to change.

*Flame visits *

The Flame will visit around 40 cities and towns, mainly places of community interaction such as town halls, parks and squares, as well as places to deepen understanding of a symbiotic society such as welfare facilities for the disabled and special needs schools.

Places of interest in Saitama

Flames from local flame-lighting celebrations at 17 locations in the prefecture will come together in Saitama City at Saitama New Urban Centre's Keyaki Hiroba for the Saitama Prefecture flame gathering.

The Torch Relay will travel through six cities in Saitama Prefecture before arriving at Asaka Central Park Athletics Stadium in Asaka City, the venue for Para-Shooting and the location where the departure ceremony will take place.

Keyaki Hiroba (Saitama City)
Keyaki Hiroba (Saitama City)
(c) Saitama Prefecture
Torch Relay Gallery
Paralympic Torch Relay Videos and Photos
Paralympic Torch Relay Videos and Photos