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TOWADA TRAVEL On July 6th and 7th, the “New Banknote Town” and Wadamaru will be the venue for the festival !

[TOWADA TRAVEL] On July 6th and 7th, the “New Banknote Town” and Wadamaru will be the venue for the festival!

*View in browser* *Towada Oirase Tourism Organization, General Incorporated Association* Press release: June 25, 2024
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On July 6th and 7th, the “New Banknote Town” and Wadamarutto will be the venue for the festival!
*To commemorate the issuance of the new banknotes, we will hold the Towada Marutto Festival in downtown Towada City. *
We celebrate the issuance of new banknotes featuring portraits of Mr. Eiichi Shibusawa and Mr. Shibasaburo Kitasato, both of whom have ties to Towada City, on July 3, 2024, as well as further enliven Towada City and revitalize the local economy. Towada City, Towada Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Towada Oirase Tourism Organization (TOWADA) The event “Towada Marutto Fes” co-sponsored by TRAVEL will be held for two days, July 6th (Saturday) and July 7th (Sunday), in the center of Towada City. During the period, we will hold local product and gourmet markets such as “Machinaka Art Marche” and “Towada Jimanichi”, and stage events that transcend genres such as traditional performing arts, dance, and music will be presented. There will also be panel displays related to money, a stamp rally, and big sales from participating local stores.
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(C)︎Towada Chamber of Commerce and Industry
* [Co-sponsored] * Towada City, Towada Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Towada Oirase Tourism Organization (TOWADA TRAVEL) * [Contact information] * Towada Chamber of Commerce and Industry TEL 0176-24-1111
・Government Street Venue
The area from the Chuo Police Box to the Towada Fire Station intersection is a pedestrian paradise.
* “Towada Jimanichi” *
* Date and time: *
July 6th (Sat) 10:00-19:00
July 7th (Sun) 10:00-17:00

* Event schedule:*
Saturday, July 6th
10:00~ Opening
Performance (Shiragiku Nursery School)
12:50~ Balloon class (Nejiringo)
13:30~ Presentation of new banknote portraits from the National Printing Bureau 15:00~ Yosakoi Performance (Kitasato Sangenshoku)
17:00~ Minashi Odorubya Bon Odori (Sanbongi Kouta Promotion Committee) *Police dog training demonstrations and dog training classes are held from time to time.
Sunday, July 7th
10:00~ Taiko drum performance (Towada Suijin Rai Taiko)
    Children’s Square *Drawing
Fire vehicle display (Towada Fire Department Headquarters)
Police vehicle display (Towada Police Station)
・Komakko Square Venue
* “Stage Event” *
* schedule:*
Saturday, July 6th
10:20~ Chorus (Sanbongi Elementary School Choir Club)
11:00~ Junji Watari song show
11:30~ JAZZ dance (DANCEWAG)
12:30~ Kouta Festival (Sanbongi Kouta Promotion Committee)
16:00~ Folk song (Fantastic Hige BROTHERS)
16:30~ Belly dance (Guzel Oriental dance)
Sunday, July 7th
10:20~ Band concert (Towada Music Love Association)
11:00~ Japanese dance (Hanayanagi Ruka Suzu-kai)
11:30~ Hula dance (Nana no moe)
12:10~ Sakurada Mako Tribe
12:40~ Hip hop dance (YDK65)
13:20~ Hula dance (Polaris Hula)
13:50~ Karaoke tournament (Towada Genkikai)
16:50~ Yoshimi Kitano song show
・Towada City Regional Exchange Center “Towafuru” venue
“Art Marche in the city”
* Date and time: *
July 7th (Sun) 10:00-15:00
Two great figures connected to Towada City will be the faces of new banknotes!! [Face of the new 10,000 yen bill]
* Eiichi Shibusawa * (Eiichi Shibusawa)
1840-1931
He was involved in the establishment of 500 companies during his lifetime and is said to be the “creator of modern Japanese society.” * ◇Relationship with Towada City◇*
In 1890, he saved the Sanbongi Kyoritsu Reclamation Company, which was cultivating Sanbongihara (currently Towada City), from financial difficulties and opened Shibusawa Farm. Mr. Eiichi Shibusawa visited the farm twice, and a commemorative photograph from that time is kept in the Sanbonkihara Kaitaku Shibusawa Farm Library.

[Face of the new 1,000 yen bill]
* Kitasato Shibasaburo*
1853-1931
He was a bacteriologist who developed a method to prevent and treat tetanus, and is known as the “father of modern Japanese medicine.” * ◇Relationship with Towada City◇*
In 1947, the Kitasato Institute opened the Kitasato Institute’s Sanbongi Branch on the site of the former Army War Horse Replenishment Department in Sanbongi Town (near the current Kitazono Elementary School) as an equine immunization department for the production of tetanus immune serum. In 1966, the Faculty of Animal Science (currently the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine) was established as the third faculty within Kitasato University.
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