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Yamakasa Festival To Proceed as Plan Despite Corona Warning

The organizers of the summer festival, “Hakata Gion Yamakasa,” have stated that they will further ensure infection control measures for participants and other people. Hakata Gion Yamakasa, which began on the 1st of this month and will end on the 15th of this month. Governor Hattori of Fukuoka Prefecture, who issued a corona alert on the festival yesterday, stated that he hopes the organizers will make an appropriate decision based on the infection situation and other factors. All events are scheduled to take place, but the public is encouraged to watch on TV or online. Kyushu Live will run live streams on Sun., July 10 from 17:00, July 12 from 15:50, and the finale on July15 from 04:50. Subscribe to Kyushu Live to get notifications: https://www.youtube.com/kyushulive
Source: NHK

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Published: Jul 8, 2022 / Last Updated: Jul 8, 2022

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