What is the Partners Program?

Peace Memorial Park
The “Partners Program” is a program where partners of the G7 leaders deepen their understanding of Japanese traditions and culture, interact with young people who will lead the next generation, and express their wishes for peace together.

Here, we will provide information that everyone can experience based on the traditions and culture of Hiroshima that the spouses of the G7 leaders actually experienced!

Peace Memorial Museum

Peace Memorial Museum
Prime Minister Kishida's wife and the spouse of the G7 leader visited the Peace Memorial Museum and held dialogues and bookkeeping with A-bomb survivors.
The idea of “sending a message of peace from Hiroshima to the world” was also included at the G7 Hiroshima Summit this time, and the leaders and spouses of invited countries, including the G7, have also visited the Peace Memorial Museum.

Other peace-related initiatives are also being carried out in Hiroshima.
Why don't you take this opportunity to think again about peace?
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This is a rare tour where you can look back on “Hiroshima that day” with VR images and feel the road to reconstruction.
Click here for the PEACE PARK TOUR special page.
*The target project is “PEACE PARK TOUR VR/Hiroshima City”

[Hiroshima Peace Tourism]
If you want to visit Hiroshima's remaining peace-related facilities, click here!
There are also many recommended routes posted on the Peace Tourism official website.


Next Generation Symposium_Orizuru Tower
At Orizuru Tower, a conversation about peace-building was held with young people from Hiroshima, and after dinner, they visited a space where various Hiroshima products were displayed. The Orizuru Tower is a facility located east of the World Heritage Site “Atomic Bomb Dome,” and it is a building where you can feel the desire and weight for peace through changes in the current cityscape before and after the atomic bombing.

In the symbol “Orizuru no Wall,” efforts are being made to throw origuru cranes folded by oneself into the wall of the Orizuru.
The paper cranes thrown in by visitors can also be checked from outside the building, and it seems that about 1 million paper cranes are needed to fill the box.
Why don't you join the “Orizuru Wall” with your thoughts and prayers for peace?
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[Orizuru Tower]
1-2-1 Otemachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima
Web site

Also, Orizuru Tower also has a product center with souvenirs loved by the local community and a cafe where you can enjoy Hiroshima ingredients, and they also sell “Kumano brushes,” which were exhibited in this partner program.
Kumano brushes are a traditional craft from Kumano Town, which is said to have the highest domestic production volume in Japan.
At the “Brush Village Workshop,” you can learn about the history and culture of brushes, see, touch, and experience permanent exhibitions and brush making demonstrations by traditional craftsmen all the time.
Various exhibitions are held throughout the year, so be sure to check the exhibition information when visiting Hiroshima!

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[Fudenosato Workshop]
5-17-1 Nakamizo, Kumano-cho, Aki-gun
Web site

Visit Miyajima

Visit Miyajima
The spouse of the G7 leader boarded the “Sea Spica” from Motoujina and landed at Miyajima.
In Miyajima, they enjoyed visiting Itsukushima Shrine and having a lunch party at Miyajima Brewery.
Here, we will introduce the “Japanese umbrella” used in the commemorative photo in Miyajima and the “denim” worn by Prime Minister Yuko Kishida's wife.

Japanese umbrella “Sankaku (Sankaku)”

The “Japanese umbrella” used in the group photo in front of the large torii gate is called “Sankaku (Sankaku),” an umbrella born from paper cranes that connect wishes for peace.
Umbrella cranes are made using recycled paper from origami cranes delivered to Hiroshima from all over the world, and it contains not only a wish for peace, but also a desire to pass on traditional Japanese techniques that have declined with the times.

Japanese umbrela_umbrella crane

[Sankaku Crane (Sankaku) Project]
Click here for details on the Kasagazuru Project.
[Hiroshima's traditional crafts]
Click here for a special feature on Hiroshima's traditional crafts.

“Denim” from Fukuyama

The suit that Mrs. Yuko wore when she visited Miyajima was “Bingo Denim” from Fukuyama City.
Fukuyama has an area that is extremely rare in the world, where companies in the denim manufacturing process gather within a radius of 10 km.
In Fukuyama City, which has received high support from domestic and overseas apparel companies and is attracting attention, there is not only a tour of denim manufacturing, but also a project to create full-order denim.
Be sure to pay attention to denim items when you visit Hiroshima!

Fukuyama denim

[Tour of the manufacturing process with the highest denim production volume in Japan]
Here is a model course.
[Manufacture of full order jeans]
Click here for the special feature page.
*The target facility is “Project Borrega/Fukuyama City”

Let's liven up the After Summit!

Dive! On the site, not only the spots visited by the leaders of each country at the G7 Hiroshima Summit, but also the drinks actually offered and the special gourmet features of the media center are posted.
Please also see this page.

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