About the use of face masks for adults

大人のマスク着用について

2022/06/07 Tuesday Announcements, Coronavirus

Click here for information on using face masks for children.

In May 2022, new guidelines were imposed by the government on the use of face masks.

  • Wearing a face mask remains one of the most important basic preventive measures. The actions of each can protect the daily lives of their loved ones and the whole society.
  • It will not be necessary to use masks in outdoor environments, if you are at a distance of 2 meters or more from other people, or if you talk little even without maintaining this distance.
  • It will not be necessary to wear masks indoors if you keep a distance of 2 meters or more from other people, and talk little.
  • If you go to a hospital or meet an elderly person, wear a mask

Outdoors

If you can keep a distance of about 2 meters from other people If you cannot keep a distance of about 2 meters from other people
When there is plenty of conversations Use of facemask is unnecessary Use of facemask is advised
There is little or no conversation Use of facemask is unnecessary Use of facemask is unnecessary

Indoors

If you can keep a distance of about 2 meters from other people If you cannot keep a distance of about 2 meters from other people
When there is plenty of conversations Use of facemask is advised Use of facemask is advised
There is little or no conversation Use of facemask is unnecessary Use of facemask is advised

About the use of face masks, made by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare-MHLW (Kousei Roudou-sho)

MieMu: “Mie’s Whales and Dolphins”

2022/06/07 Tuesday Announcements, Coronavirus

MieMu「集まれ!三重のクジラとイルカたち」のお知らせ

The Mie Prefectural Museum will hold a special exhibition on dolphins and whales: “Atsumare!  Mie no Kujira to Iruka-tachi (集まれ!三重のクジラとイルカたち)”.

Since a long time ago, Mie has been a region with a deep relationship with the sea.  Many whales live and migrate to the seas of Mie.  This is a special exhibition where you can learn about Mie’s whales and dolphins, as well as fishing techniques and sea-related festivals.

  1. Period: July 2 (Saturday) to November 11 (Sunday) 2022

*Closed every Monday except July 18th and July 19th (Tuesday)

  1. Exhibition hours: from 9 am to 5 pm (entry allowed until 4:30 pm)
  2. Location: Mie General Museum (MieMu) 3rd Floor Exhibition Hall, Tsu-shi Isshinden Kozubeta 3060
  3. Entrance fee:
    1. Whale exhibit admission only: Adults – 800 yen, Students above high school – ¥480, Students below high school – Free
    2. Whale Exhibition + Regular Admission: Adults – ¥1,050, Students above high school – ¥630, Students below high school – Free
  4. Exhibition contents
  • First Chapter: Ise Bay that nurtures a lot of snails (Takusan no Sunameri wo Hagukumu Isewan – たくさんのスナメリを育む伊勢湾)
  • Second Chapter: The Whales Arriving at Kumano-nada (Kumano-nada ni Yattekuru Kujiratachi – 熊野灘にやってくるクジラたち)
  • Third chapter: The relationship between whales and humans (Kujira to hitobito no Kakawari)

There are also free seminars (pre-registration required).

For more details, see MieMu’s flyer by clicking here.

Contact (service in Japanese only)

Mieken Sougo Hakubutsukan (三重県総合博物館) – MieMu

Tsu-shi Isshinden Kozubeta 3060

TEL: 059-228-2283

Email: MieMu@pref.mie.lg.jp