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Hokuryu-cho Sunflower Village 2022

Hokuryu-cho Sunflower Village 2014

The 28th Hokuryu-cho Sunflower Festival 2014

On a hill where sunflowers bloom

Feature Article: On a Hill Where the Sunflowers Bloom (original composition by H25 graduates of Hokuryu Junior High School)(2014)

Motor paragliding at Sunflower Village in Hokuryu Town

Feature Article: Motor Paragliding at Himawari no Sato in Hokuryu Town(2013)

Hokuryu Town residents supporting Sunflower Village (2013)

We will bring you the "now" of this vibrant and shining town with a population of 2,100 and an aging population rate of 40%. The town of Hokuryu, where families are as bright and harmonious as sunflowers...


◇ Photography, Reporting, Editing: Noboru Terauchi & Ikuko