Announcement of Events to mark the 2011 Formula 1 in Japan


2011/08/25 Thursday Culture and Leisure, News

For three days from October 7 2011 (Friday) to October 9th (Sunday) the 2011 Formula1 World Championships 16th Japan World Prix will take place at Suzuka Circuit.

Mie Prefecture, Suzuka City, Tsu City, Kuwana City, Yokkaichi City, Kameyama City and the town of Komono, as well as other groups are working together to put on various events within Suzuka City and Suzuka Circuit itself based around the day of the race.

Note: All events are Japanese language only


・F1 Themed Ink Painting and Photograph Exhibition  

Date:Saturday 1 October – Sunday 9 October 10am-10pm

Where:AEON Shopping Mall – Suzuka Bell City


・The 2011 Suzuka Box Cart Grand Prix

Date: Thursday 6 October 9:30am-12:30pm

Where:Suzuka Circuit International Racing Course


・F1 Film Festival

Date: Thursday 6 October – Sunday 9 October from 7pm

Where::MyCal Cinema Suzuka (Inside Suzuka Bell City)

We will be showing the film documenting the life of Ayrton Senna da Silva. 500 yen(includes mini popcorn)


・Pre-Race Suzuka Japan Grand Prix Festival

Date:Friday October 7 4pm-8pm

Where: The event hall inside Frespo Suzuka

Featuring Tsu Gyoza and Yokkaichi Tonteki stalls, famous items from the Tohoku region and more will be on sale.


・Tourism PR and Local Specialties On Sale

Date:Friday October 7 to Sunday October 9

Where:Suzuka Circuit


・Experience Racing Carts

Date:Monday October 10 9am-12:30pm

Where:Motor Land Suzuka

Sit in a racing cart and see demonstrations by pro racers, watch a talk show with them and more.


・Suzuka Grand Prix Clean Up Operation

Where:Around Suzuka Circuit

Participants will receive an original piece of memorabilia and special invites to events at Suzuka Circuit.


*For information about accessing Suzuka:

So that transport routes around the circuit remain free flowing during the Grand Prix we will be doing the following:

–       Increasing frequency of buses and rail transport

–       Creating bus lanes etc.

For more information about transport please visit the site below (Japanese only)



Mie Agriculture and Commercial Cooperative Fair

2011/08/25 Thursday Culture and Leisure, News


Title: Mie Agriculture and Commercial Cooperative Fair
Location: Messe Wing Mie (Tsu City, Kita Kouji-Cho 19-1)
Description: There will be various events introducing, sampling and selling agricultural, industrial and marine products all produced right here in Mie Prefecture. And for the first three hundred visitors we will also be giving away free gifts of ball pens and cell phone straps. Entry to this event is free.

Note: This event is Japanese language only.

For a map please consult the Japanese language flyer

Date: 2011-10-02