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12 - 16 Aug.

The Tottori Prefecture Paralympic Flame Festival will feature flame lighting at two locations – Tottori City and Yonago City, which are the main cities in the east and west of the prefecture – and the flame will visit all cities, towns and villages throughout the prefecture.

After that, a flame gathering ceremony will be carried out for the prefecture in Kurayoshi City in the central part of the prefecture, which is still recovering from the 2016 Central Tottori Earthquake and working to build a prosperous future, and a departure ceremony will be held to send the Paralympic flame on its way to Tokyo, the host city. 

Flame lighting will be carried out using methods relating to the Tottori Sand Dunes and Daisen, which are nationally and internationally renowned tourist spots.

Regional flame celebration

Date City Venue
Aug. 12 Tottori City TBD
Aug. 12 Yonago City TBD

Flame Gathering in Prefecture

Date City Venue
Aug. 16 Kurayoshi City TBD

Depart for Tokyo

Date City Venue
Aug. 16 Kurayoshi City TBD

Flame visits

Paralympic flame visits will be carried out in all 19 cities, towns and villages throughout the prefecture during the five day period between 12 and 16 August. In addition to exhibiting the Paralympic flame in places such as public facilities, welfare facilities and shopping centre, events and exhibitions, etc., will be held regarding parasports.