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Yokohama opening of a port memory special program "now of Yokohama doing its best positively"

Last update date June 2, 2020

Yokohama opening of a port memory special program "now of Yokohama doing its best positively" archive video

Yokohama opening of a port memory special program that this video was broadcasted in tvk (Television Kanagawa) on Yokohama opening of a port memorial day of June 2 is archive of "now of Yokohama doing its best positively".
Unfortunately we will cancel history and holding of classic "Yokohama opening of a port memory ceremony", but, under the influence of new coronavirus, send bright comment of trying hard in corona evil forward this year.

Message of The Mayor of Yokohama


It is Fumiko Hayashi of The Mayor of Yokohama. June 2 is Yokohama opening of a port memorial day.
The opening of a port memory event of Yokohama became annual commemorative event from 1909 (Meiji 42) when we held festival for 50 years.
There was time suspended in wartime, but held grandly every year after 1950 (Showa 25).
Unfortunately we canceled history and holding of classic "Yokohama opening of a port memory ceremony" under the influence of new coronavirus this year.
It does not come true to celebrate with all of you, but we think about history of past Yokohama and want to celebrate the opening of a port.


Emergency declaration was canceled by having cooperated with citizen's all of you.
We will work on infectious disease measures well in future, and Yokohama-shi revives economic activities as soon as possible and will make every possible effort to be able to regain bustle and vitality of town of Yokohama.
We will celebrate together by all means on the opening of a port memorial day of the next year.

Message of the Yokohama City Council chairperson

It is YOKOYAMA Masato of the Yokohama City Council chairperson.
June 2 is memorial day in celebration of the opening of a port of Yokohama with citizen and all of the companies.
Yokohama opened on June 2, 1859 (Ansei 6) and reached the opening of a port 161st anniversary in the present days.
Unfortunately the opening of a port memory ceremony was called off, but thinks that we are thankful if all of you can feel that today is the opening of a port memorial day with mind by all means.

We faced big problems such as approach for new lifestyle or economic recovery by infection spread of new corona will infectious disease, but we got over many difficulties now until now.
I believe that this critical situation is got over together by concentrating power of citizen's all of you.
And we believe that the opening of a port memory ceremony is held next year and can celebrate the opening of a port of all of you and Yokohama.
Yokohama-shi and Yokohama City Council will make every possible effort for your reliable security.
We will do our best as a team.

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