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The 23rd Starry Sky Town, Blue Sky Town National Conference held in Taga Town

September 20, 2011

The Starry Sky Town, Blue Sky Town National Conference aims to deepen the awareness of the preservation of clean air, and to foster local revitalization through local environmental features. This annual event has been held since FY 1988, and this year marks its 23rd.
In FY 2011, the Conference will be hosted by the MOE, Shiga Prefecture, and the Starry Sky Town, Blue Sky Town Council on the 1st of October in Taga Town, Shiga Prefecture, where it will welcome Princess Takamado.
At the Conference, the Minister of the Environment Prize will be awarded to those groups and individuals who demonstrated outstanding performances educating on or promoting clean air preservation.

1. Date: Saturday, October 1, 2011 - Sunday, October 2, 2011
2. Place: Taga Town, Shiga Prefecture
3. Host Organization: The MOE, Shiga Prefecture, the Starry Sky Town, Blue Sky Town Council
4. Host City: Taga Town
5. Theme: The Forest, Water, and Blue Sky to keep the future; for the beautiful Earth
6. Special Guest: Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado
7. Participants: The Minister of the Environment, the Governor of Shiga Prefecture, the Mayor of Taga Town, the members of the Starry Sky Town, Blue Sky Town Council, and other non state parties or individuals, etc.

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