Individuality and Charm

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2012-05-14

Basic Policy Outline

  • The nurturing and promotion of the charms of Kawasaki
  • Promotion of cultural and artistic activities along with interaction among communities
  • Promotion of the utilization of waterfront areas, including the Tamagawa River
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra

The “Tokyo Symphony Orchestra”, Kawasaki’s franchise orchestra

Kawasaki strives to promote a positive image of the city and prompt a spillover effect into society and the economy through a variety of approaches, including promotion through music, film and sports.
Furthermore, the city encourages all of its citizens to take full advantage of enjoyments that the Tamagawa River offers, via promoting measures based on the “Tamagawa River Plan” which aims for the creation of beautiful riverside areas.
Kawasaki strives to develop a rich urban environment throughout its communities, in which various aspects of society coexist through cultural and art activities.

The Cultural Envoys of Kawasaki(in Japanese syllabic order)

Support is being provided to better the city’s image through active events in the areas of cultural arts and sports.

Mr. Yuki Atae

Mr. Yuki Atae
(Doll Maker, Artisan)

Ms. Hisa Uzawa

Ms. Hisa Uzawa
(Noh Actor)

Ms. Yasuko Ohtani

Ms. Yasuko Ohtani
(Violinist)

Mr. Takashi Obara

Mr. Takashi Obara
(Pianist)

Ms. Hiroko Kokubu

Ms. Hiroko Kokubu
(Pianist)

Mr. Seiichiro Sato

Mr. Seiichiro Sato
(Vocalist)

Mr. Tadao Sato

Mr. Tadao Sato
(President of Japan Institute of the Moving Image)

Ms. Mayumi Narita

Ms. Mayumi Narita
(Paralympics Medalist)

Mr. Punch Sato

Mr. Punch Sato
(Former Baseball Player,
TV talent)

Ms. Shiho Fujimura

Ms. Shiho Fujimura
(Actress)

City of Music - Kawasaki

Montreux Jazz Festival Japan in KAWASAKI

“Montreux Jazz Festival Japan in KAWASAKI”, held for the first time in Kawasaki

Maeda Hall

“Maeda Hall”, Senzoku Gakuen College of Music

Teatro Giglio Showa

“Teatro Giglio Showa”, Showa Academia Musicae

City of Films - Kawasaki

The 66th Mainichi Film Festival Awards

The 66th Mainichi Film Festival Awards

The host venue, LA CITTADELLA

The host venue, LA CITTADELLA

Japan Institute of the Moving Image

“Japan Institute of the Moving Image”, the first college in Japan specializing in movies

Many city locations appeared in movies and TV dramas

Many city locations appeared in movies and TV dramas

A common fortune for all Citizens, “The Tamagawa River”

“Eco Cup Rafting”on the Tamagawa River

“Eco Cup Rafting”on the Tamagawa River

Riverside Fun School

Feel the attractions of the Tamagawa River“Riverside Fun School”

Conveying new attractions of “Industrial Tourism”

Visitors at an industrial tourism facility

Visitors at an industrial tourism facility (Showa Denko’s Kawasaki Plant)

Night view of the coastal industrial area

Night view of the coastal industrial area

Hometown Sports Promotion Partners

Through active events the local area becomes vibrant and is cheered up, with Kawasaki’s name also being appealed nation wide.

NEC Red Rockets

NEC Red Rockets
(Volleyball)

Kawasaki Frontale

KawasakiFrontale
(Soccer)

TOSHIBA Brave Areus

TOSHIBA Brave Areus
(Baseball)

TOSHIBA Brave Thunders

TOSHIBA Brave Thunders
(Basketball)

Mr. Daisuke Nakata

Mr. Daisuke Nakata
(Trampoline)

FUJITSU FRONTIERS

FUJITSU FRONTIERS
(American Football)

FUJITSU FRONTIERS

FUJITSU Red Wave
(Basketball)