Yuru-Chara（R）mascots from Kansai will gather
in Hong Kong for a Kansai sightseeing promotion event!
A Kansai sightseeing promotion event will be held on Feb. 15, 2010 in downtown Hong Kong, which will be filled with a glamorous festive mood for Chinese New Year.
The event venue is Times Square, a large commercial complex quite popular among young locals. The event will surely appeal to young Hong Kong people, who make up the largest group of tourists from the city to Japan.
◆ Event Name: “Kansai, Japan Day with Yuru-Chara（R） All- Stars”
◆ Date/Time: Feb. 15 (Mon), 2010 12:00 to 17:00
◆ Venue: Event space at Times Square, a commercial complex in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
◆ Contents: From Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Nara, and Wakayama Prefectures; and Osaka, Kobe and Sakai Cities in the Kansai region, 14 adorable mascots will gather in Hong Kong as the Kansai Yuru-Chara（R）All- Stars, offering various information about sightseeing attractions in the Kansai region of Japan.
The Kansai Yuru-Chara（R）All- Stars will perform a dance to the song 「Yuru-Chara Ondo」. They also will provide tourist information about different areas in Kansai, giving away sightseeing brochures and original promotional goods.
◆Organizers ・Japan Tourism Agency（VJC Headquarters） ○Kansai Economic Federation ・Organization of Kansai Unity
◆Co organizers ・Hong Kong Tourism Board ・JNTO(Japan National Tourism Organization)
◆ For reference:
The Kansai Yuru-Chara（R）All-Stars will also participate in the International Chinese New Year Night Parade
hosted by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, to be held on Feb. 14 in Tsimshatsui, Kowloon.
◆Kansai Yuru-Chara（R） All- Stars URL
・Yumemaru-Kun （Chuo district, Osaka City）
・Mimi-Chan (Minami district, Sakai City)
・Sakaeru & Misosakai （Sakai district, Sakai City）
・Koppe-chan (Kyotango City Tourism Association)
・Tawawa- Chan (Kyoto Tower)
・Mamyu (Kyoto International Manga Meseum)
・Habatan (Hyogo Tourism Association)
・Captain -Tower-kun （Kobe Port Tower）
・Kan-kun (Kansai International Airport)
・Yachi-Nyan （Hikone City）
・Sento-Kun (The Commemorative Events for the 1300th Anniversary
of Nara Heijo-kyo Capital)
(Koyasan Shingon Buddhism Sohonzan Kongobuji)