The online magazine HIGHLIGHTING JAPAN

“HIGHLIGHTING Japan” is an official monthly online magazine to promote understanding of Japan for the people around the world, with variety of themes.

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#157 June 2021HOST TOWN INITIATIVE FOR TOKYO 2020

The Host Town Initiative is an initiative to promote exchange between citizens of Japan and the people of other countries and regions participating in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held from July to September this year. The Host Town Initiative involves communities not only supporting athletes in their preparation for the Games, but also promoting wide-ranging activities including cultural exchange, education, and even infrastructure development. In this month’s issue, we introduce the activities of some of the hundreds of Host Towns and counterpart countries and regions involved since the pioneering initiative was launched in 2016.

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