Reconstruction and Revitalization
years month days since Great East Japan Earthquake
Heading Towards Tokyo 2020
Olympics and Paralympics
days until the Olympics
days until the Paralympics
Publication of "Initiatives Supporting Recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake – Media Kit"
Information dissemination about Tohoku (attractiveness of affected area, Recovery Olympics) by "traffic advertisement"
On July 20, 2021, Message from Minister for Reconstruction on the opening of the "Recovery Olympics" was posted.
The Children's Baseball Reconstruction Olympics was held in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture.
The Children's Rugby Reconstruction Olympics was held in Kamaishi City, Iwate Prefecture.
PICK UP!Legacy of the "Reconstruction Olympics"
With regard to the "Reconstruction Olympics", which were positioned as one of the principles of the Tokyo Games, the importance does not change even when the Games are postponed, and athletes, tournament officials, etc. from all over the world gather in Japan, widely reported by overseas media, and the world's attention is widely reported to Japan, and the disaster-stricken areas are achieving reconstruction to the world, we have been promoting initiatives in cooperation with the disaster-stricken areas to support reconstruction from the Great East Japan Earthquake.
As a legacy of the Games, the Reconstruction Agency summarized five items below.
- Competitions held in disaster-stricken areas
- Dissemination of the reconstruction of disaster-stricken areas through the implementation of the Torch Relay, etc.
- Realization of a symbiotic society and "connection" with disaster-stricken areas
- Disseminating the appeal of the disaster-stricken areas by utilizing ingredients and flowers
- Building friendly relations with foreign countries