Saitama Prefecture | Judo
Saitama prefecture enjoys a long-standing sister state relationship with Queensland and a steady flow of student exchange visits, and not to mention koalas being gifted to the Saitama zoo on the occasion of the 30th anniversary. Saitama prefecture and Ageo city, Saitama have joined having forged an exciting partnership with Judo Australia, providing a welcome training base ahead of the 2020 Games and Judo World Championships. Saitama held one of the biggest “Tokyo 2020 1 Year to Go!” events in July 2019 with more than 500,000 people attending. Saitama Prefecture is a registered Host Town in the Japanese Government Cabinet Secretariat’s Host Town Initiative.