Kobe Rugby Information Rugby World Cup 2019TM Information from Host City Kobe.

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POSTED ON2019/08/16
Rugby World Cup 2019™ Japan Tournament Fan Zone in Kobe!

“Fan Zone” set up by the host city of Rugby World Cup 2019™.
Rugby festival square held as a symbol of rugby festival. It is an area where everyone can feel the charm and fun of rugby.
Planned to held for 8 days. Please come to the venue for another rugby world cup, not just watching the stadium.


Image of Fan Zone

1 Date and time


September 26 (Thu) from 11:00 to 22:00
September 28 (Sat) from 11:00 to 21:30
September 29 (Sun) from 11:00 to 19:00
September 30 (Mon) from 11:00 to 21:30
October 3 (Thu) from 11:00 to 21:30
October 5 (Sat) from 11:00 to 22:00
October 6 (Sun) from 11:00 to 19:00
October 8 (Tue) from 11:00 to 21:30


2 Venue
Kobe Meriken Park (2-2 Hatoba-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe City)


3 Admission fee


4 Contents (Details will be announced on the website as soon as they are determined.)

[1] Public viewing with 300-inch large vision
Public viewing of all games (including games at the Kobe venue) held on the day of the fan zone will be held. (1 game per day to 3 games)


[2] Commercial Partner Booth (Daily)
PR, sales, and hands-on activities by the sponsor companies of Rugby World Cup 2019.


[3] Performance stage
People who are active in Kobe from various fields such as music and dance appear daily. Of course, you can also listen to KOBE JAZZ.
There will also be musicians from various countries participating in the Kobe game.



[4] Eating and drinking booth where you can taste local Kobe and Hyogo meals (daily)
You can enjoy Kobe-Hyogo’s representative food and drinks, such as sake and Kobe beef.


[5] PR booths in countries participating in Kobe matches (dates of opening vary by country)
Countries participating in Kobe will publicize their own food and sightseeing information.
UK (England, Scotland), Ireland, USA, South Africa, Russia
* In the present circumstances adjusting for Canada and Samoa


[6] Rugby experience corner
We will carry out rugby experiences such as FIVES (5-person tag rugby) that anyone who has never touched rugby balls can enjoy.


[7] Seiji Hirao Field
In cooperation with Seiji Hirao, who was instrumental in attracting Japan to the Rugby World Cup, we established a place to express his gratitude as well as honoring Mr. Hirao’s achievements through panels, exhibits and videos.


5 Other
The opening ceremony will be held on September 26, the first day of the event. Details will be announced as soon as they are determined.