Host town is approach that Japanese local government deepens meeting participating nation, area and interchange with Tokyo Olympics Paralympics holding.
Country promotes, and the 400 or more local governments are registered with host town in the whole country. (as of March 31, 2020)
The host town registration situation in Saga
As of May 1, 2020
The local government name
The other country
New Zealand, Fiji
Netherlands, New Zealand, Fiji
| Karatsu-shi|| Serbia|| June, 2019|
| Ureshino-shi|| Netherlands, New Zealand, Fiji|| December, 2016|
Connection of Saga and the host town other country
About Saga and connection of the host town other country, please see the following files.
Approach of host town interchange of Saga
It is enrolled in host town of five countries (Netherlands, New Zealand, Fiji, Thailand, Finland), and the prefecture works mainly on sports interchange including prior camping acceptance of the Tokyo Olympics Paralympics, cultural exchange that can touch culture of the other country, interchange between the young people.
Besides, we interchange in the wide field including interchange through Arita ware and design and plan cooperation with affiliates such as international exchange groups of stationing in Japan Embassy and prefecture of each country.
●Prior camping of the Tokyo Olympics Paralympics
Prior camping for the Tokyo Olympics Paralympics by five countries is decided now in the prefecture.
※Only as for Thailand Para archery, all others camp of the Olympics in advance prior camp of the Paralympics
※There will be possibility of change to the number of country, the competitions by the acquisition situation of the participation right in future
We perform camping invitation of overseas team participating in international meeting positively, and there is in chance of interchange with the top athlete who visited Saga. We perform sports alternating current by event and the young people who can experience various sporting events.
As for the detailed information about sports, please see related link.
Thailand archery interchange (2018)
New Zealand, land interchange (2019)
We carry out music, meal, cultural exchange event that we can experience culture of the other country including traditional dancing. In addition, we send cultural charm of Saga to home and abroad and deepen mutual understanding, attachment for each other's culture.
As for the detailed information about cultural exchange event, please see related link.
Festival (2019) in Thailand
Finnish week (2019)
The young people in the prefecture visit the other country and invite the young people of the other country to Saga and carry out interchange program to touch overseas a variety of culture through school interchange or homestay. We bring up human resources becoming Saga and go-between of interchange with the other country.
Netherlands youth exchange (2019)
New Zealand youth exchange (2018)
About approach of main host town interchange until 2019, please see the following files.
Approach of interchange of 2020
As for the detailed information about sports, please see this.
As for the detailed information about cultural exchange event, please see this.
As for system of host town or the national approach situation, please see this.