Partners for the Umashi-Kuni-Okoshi Mie Initiative and other organizations will be showcasing various events and projects that they hold to foster regional development.
「Creating connections」 is the key phrase and featured events will be ones that gather participants from within and outside the prefecture to interact and share ideas.
Duration：April 2014～November 2014
Location：Various locations around Mie
Some of August’s events are outlined below
Location: Yokkaichi City, Kobayashicho, Near the Kobayashi Shinden bus stop (Prefectural Road number 44)
Details: Come and enjoy the view of sunflower fields in full bloom!
「10 Year Anniversary of The Hawaiian Festival in Shimashi 2014」
Date: Sunday, August 31
Location: Shima-shi Ago Arena
（〒517 – 0502 Mie ken, Shima-shi Ago-cho Shinmei 1074 –14）
TEL: ０５９－２４５－５００１ (applications accepted until 2 weeks prior to event)
Details: Japanese Hula Exhibition and a show by guests from Hawaii.
A Hawaiian food booth, Hula dance and Hawaiian culture workshops will be available at the venue.
「Kododori Night Markets 」
Date: Saturday, August 16
Location: Kumano City Honmachi–dori
TEL: ０９０－３３０２－６８６８ (booking required)
Details: The Night Market event takes place in the Honmachi–dori area the day before the Kumano Fireworks Festival.
Enjoy summer with the popular Beer Garden and Night Markets!
For more event information, please view the guidebook at the link below.