Rugby World Cup Tohoku's only match venue Expected to rise even in Kamaishi September 20 18:00

“Rugby Town” is the only match venue in Tohoku at the Rugby World Cup Japan Tournament. In Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture, there are increasing expectations for the tournament, such as a banner that welcomes players and a banner that promotes the World Cup. .

In Kamaishi City, which was severely damaged by the tsunami of the Great East Japan Earthquake, two games of the Rugby World Cup will be held at the newly created stadium, and Fiji and Uruguay will play next week.

In front of Kamaishi Station, there is a banner with the word “Welcome” written in English and Spanish, the official languages ​​of Fiji and Uruguay, and a banner that promotes the World Cup.

In addition, the “Fan Zone” opened on the 20th at the city center facility where various events are held.

In the fan zone, you can experience rugby, introduce confectionery and folk art from 4 countries playing in Kamaishi, and introduce photos and videos to learn about the damage caused by the earthquake and the course of reconstruction. There was also a corner to do.

A 16-year-old man in Kamaishi City who visited the fan zone said, “I think it will be an opportunity for many people to see the reconstruction.

In addition, Kanji Kanuma, who operates a bento restaurant near the fan zone, said, “We are also preparing English menus for foreign visitors, so we want many customers to come.”