Event:Koi Carp Banners Flying High 

4月18日(木曜日)から5月6日(月曜・休日)まで津市で 「はるのそうぶんへ行ってみよう!こいのぼりがいっぱい!!」 が開催されます。

2013/04/01 Monday Seminars and Events

Koi Carp Banners Flying High - Visit the Mie Prefectural Centre for the Arts this Spring !

When: Thursday 18th April to Monday 6th May 2013
Where: main entrance and plaza

Mie Prefecture Centre for the Arts will be displaying koi-nobori (koi carp banners) in its main entrance and outdoor plaza between Thursday 18th April and May 6th. The display will show off over 150 colourful banners which have been donated by people from both Mie Prefecture and all over Japan.

The Exciting Theatre Experience Tour!


When: Friday 3rd May 2013
1st Session: 10:30 to 12:00  2nd Session: 14:00 – 15:30
※A backstage tour is available after the production finishes, please apply on the day of the event
Places: 30 children (limited to elementary school students who can take part without parental supervision)
Applications: to take part please submit the following details by Wednesday 3rd April (applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis): preferred session time, name of participant, school age, phone number, address and number of accompanying persons. Submit applications by phone, fax or email to the addresses below.

Mie Prefectural Centre for the Arts General Affairs Division

TEL:059-233-1105 / FAX:059-233-1106 / E-mail:soumu@center-mie.or.jp

Call for Koi Carp Banners!
We’re currently looking for more koi carp banners from Mie and beyond to put on display this spring. If you have any old banners that your family no longer needs then we’re happy to take them off your hands!

・ We are unable to cover any shipping costs. We ask for your understanding.
・ Donated koi carp banners will not be returned.
・ Due to limited space available, if we receive too many we may not be able to display all koi carp banners received.
Please send your old banners to: Mie Prefectural Centre for the Arts General Affairs Division
〒514-0061 Mie Prefecture Tsu City Isshinden Koujibeta 1234
Enquiries to TEL:059-233-1105 / FAX:059-233-1106 / E-mail:soumu@center-mie.or.jp


(2013/April) Application Period for Prefectural Housing Tenants

2013/04/01 Monday Seminars and Events

県営住宅の定期募集について (4月募集)

Information Regarding Scheduled Application Period for New Prefectural Housing Tenants (April Application Period)

Application Period:From 2 April until 30 April 2013.

Basic information regarding prefectural housing (location, layout, rent, etc.), information regarding application procedures and other details will be available after april ,2 at the website below:


Information on eligibility criteria and prefectural housing rules and regulations can also be found at the website listed above.

*All information provided on the above website is in Japanese only.

Yearly Scheduled Application Periods


Period for Applications by Post

Date for Selection by Lottery

Move in date


Start date~April 30


Jul 1


Start date~July 31


Oct 1


Start date~October 31


Jan 1


Start date~January 31


Apr 1

※The start date for each application period is scheduled for the first Tuesday or Friday of the respective month, with the exception of the January application period, for which the starting date is scheduled for the first Tuesday or Friday after January 4.

For more information contact:Mie Prefecture, Department of Prefectural Land Development, Residence Division, Residence Management Group

Tel:059-224-2703 (*We can only answer enquiries in Japanese.)