WORLD MASTERS GAMES 2021 KANSAI…World Masters Games is the international all-around games for lifelong sports inviting anyone round age 30 or over who love sports.
The Games are held one every four years next to the Olympic Games, and the 10th convention is decided to be held in Kansai areas of Japan in 2021.
Track and field, bicycle, soccer, rugby, swimming, and various other competitions will take place everywhere in Kansai areas.…
Rugby Shrine…The “Yoshida-kasuga Shrine” close to the Hanazono Rugby Stadium is known as “Rugby Shrine”.
A large curved wooden rugby ball is dedicated to the Rugby Shrine. A number of players and fans pay visits to this shrine to pray for victory.…
Deep-fried Curry Bread…In Japan we have "Curry Pan" (Curry bread) which is sandwiching curry in bread.
Higashi-Osaka, known as a town of rugby, inaugurated popularization and promotion of curry bread by way of town revitalization, in tribute to resemblance of the shape of a rugby ball to curry bread, as well as the location of the head office of House Foods Corporation noted for their curry products.
Recently, bakeries in Higashi-Osaka started to offer individualistic curry bread of their own.
Furthermore, selling of Higashi-Osaka curry bread at National High School Rugby Championship has become a typical feature.…
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Sacred Arena of Kansai rugby “Hanazono Rugby Stadium”…The “Hanazono Rugby Stadium” is the first dedicated ground for rugby in Japan known as the Sacred Arena for rugby in Japan. In addition, Higashiosaka City having Hanazono Rugby Stadium within the urban area is also called as "Rugby town”.
The Hanazono Rugby Stadium is the huge capacity venue deserving the supreme stage for rugby players contending before 30,000 audiences; with parallel facilities including a museum to introduce the history and attraction of the world and domestic rugby.
Also erected as the venue for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.…
Rugby World Cup 2019™…The Rugby World Cup is the convention held once every four years to decide the “Word Champion of Rugby”. The Rugby World Cup is known as one of the world’s three great sports events next to the Olympics and the Soccer World Cup.
In Kansai area, the “Hanazono Rugby Stadium” in Higashiosaka City and the “Kobe Misaki Stadium” are used as the arenas.
<a href="https://www.rugbyworldcup.com" target="_blank">>official website</a>…
Shimogamo Shinto Shrine…The formal name is “Kamo-mioya-jinja”.
Also known as “Shimogamo-san” or “Shimogamo-jinja” in an affectionate manner .
City of Kyoto has been developed centered along the River Kamo, and the "Jinja" (Shinto Shrine) is enshrined downstream of the river. The main shrines, both east and west, are designated as national treasures.
In 1910, Keio University students introduced rugby football to the prewar Daisan-High-School (the precursor of Kyoto University) in this place, to get the ball rolling also is the Kansai area, and hence the birthplace of Kansai rugby raising within the precincts a memorial stela, read “The point of Kickoff”.…
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