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Sports and Yasukuni Shrine - Spirits of the war dead which lived together with sports -

On the date

From Friday, March 18, 2011 to Sunday, May 8
 It is 00 00-17 /9 in March
It is 30 00-17 4.5 moon /9
(as for the room entrance until ten minutes before closing)
※In order to cooperate with social power saving effort with the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake; yushukan
  From March 15 for a while from 10:00 a.m. 3:30 p.m. (until ten minutes before room entrance closing)

Place *kokushinshayushukan the first floor plan exhibition room
(3-3-1, Kudankita, Chiyoda-ku)
Access From Toei Shinjuku Line, Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line, Tozai Line Kudanshita Station a 10-minute walk
Admission fee

300 yen for adults, university student 200 yen, high school student 100 yen,
Free of charge lower than junior high student
※Permanent exhibition visitor is free

Closed days

It is without holiday during period

Event contents


◆Deep sports of Yasukuni Shrine and relations
  In Yasukuni Shrine, "the dedication Grand Sumo Tournament" is held since foundation of 1869 every year in precincts sumo wrestling hall. In addition, it is 1871
  "Shrine dedicated to the spirits of the war dead horse racing" that is Western style horse racing by Japanese administration our country's first for kara 39 years in riding ground of Outer Gardens of Shinto shrine GA row
  We were broken.
  In Yasukuni Shrine, various sports are held to this day in this way from the past. By this temporary exhibition, it is them
  We introduce deep sports of relations to Shinto shrine with precious historical materials.

◆Introduction of war died athlete
  There are many professional baseball player, sumo wrestler, student sports players and worships and, in Yasukuni Shrine, is done including famous Olympian
  masu. It is passion for sports to display favorite mementos of these war death athletes by this temporary exhibition much, and to love again
  We remember achievement of various places where holy life was given to country while praying for arrival of permanent peace that o can flow into.

◆Main item
  ○Olympic event (track and field, swimming, boat, hockey, equestrianism, water polo, soccer, exercises, yacht, ski, skating)
  ○Baseball (professional, student)
  ○Sumo (sumo wrestler)
  ○Horse racing (jockey)
  ○Relay road race

◆Memorial service by postwar athlete
  In "Mitama Festival" of Yasukuni Shrine which began in 1946 (hold every year in July) from celebrity of various fields "calligraphy overcharges boom"; ga
  We are dedicated.
  By this temporary exhibition, we display calligraphy given from various places on behalf of each sportsdom to person of war death a lot.

◆Allied event
Lecture talent Masato Yamada "professional baseball player who talked, and was gone for ... war"
Date and time / Sunday, May 1, 2011 ① 11:00 ~,② 13:00 ...  ※Performance time is approximately one hour 
Meeting place / **shinshayushukan the second floor picture hall 2
It should be more than target person / primary schoolchild
Specify "May 1 performance participation hope" and full name, address, phone number, age to letter sent to get a reply in application method /, double post card; and **
          Please apply to shinshayushukanate.
         ・Please specify time you like twice which it is as it is performance.
          I will inform performance participation time by reply postcard from gonichiyushukan.
         In addition, you want and may not attach as it becomes first-come-first-served basis. We contact from gonichiyushukan.
         ・You specify zip code, address, full name by all means on reply address side, and please mail communication side with blank paper.
         ・It should be one chisel because of one double post card [strict observance].  
With both capacity / times 120 (as become first-come-first-served basis, forgive)
Postmark is effective for the application deadline on / Friday, April 15, 2011
Please demand participation fee / yushukanhaikanken (you can see permanent exhibition, temporary exhibition in addition, too)
         800 yen for adults, university student 500 yen, junior and senior high school students 300 yen, primary schoolchild 100 yen
         *uyamaihosankaikaiin is free
Photography, collecting in strict prohibition matter /, meeting place, use of cell-phone
        ・Eating and drinking in meeting place
        ・Please obey instructions of this hotel
Application, reference / **shinshayushukan
               〒102-8246 3-1-1, Kudankita, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 
               Telephone 03-3261-0998 (directly)

◆Display briefing session by yushukanshokuin
  Saturday and Sunday a week and holiday
  We carry out briefing session of temporary exhibition (twice a day plan)
  (visit ticket is necessary for prior application-free participation)


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