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The 25th "Starry Sky Town, Blue Sky Town" National Conference held

November 8, 2013

"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 25th. In FY 2013, the Conference will be hosted by the Ministry of the Environment, Fukuoka Prefecture, and "the Starry Sky Town, Blue Sky Town" Council on the 16th of November, in Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka 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 in educating on or promoting clean air preservation.

1. Date: Saturday, November 16th and Sunday, November 17th, 2013
2. Place: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture
3. Host Organization: the Ministry of the Environment, Fukuoka Prefecture, "the Starry Sky Town, Blue Sky Town" Council
4. Host City: Kitakyushu City
5. Theme: Spread the spirit over the world, "We Want Our Blue Sky Back"
6. Special Guest: Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado
7. Participants: Senior Vice-Minister of the Environment, the Governor of Fukuoka Prefecture, the Mayor of Kitakyushu City, the members of "the Starry Sky Town, Blue Sky Town" Council, and other non state parties and individuals, etc.

Please find the attachments of this information in the following URL:
http://www.env.go.jp/press/index.php


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