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Mountain cart rate of ribaueru Ikawa skiing area became advantageous


 ribaueru Ikawa skiing area that can enjoy skiing in the summer.

 Other than ski, "even mountain cart" can be idle in the summer.


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 We can rent mountain cart in the summer on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays of from July 20 to October 27 during ski opening.


 Rental fee of this mountain cart became advantageous with 500 yen from 500 yen for one hour for one 30 minutes!

 Please enjoy summer summering at Ikawa plateau.

 Views of Mt. Fuji is the best, too♪ 


 ★The details of ribaueru Ikawa skiing area are this

 Views of Mt. Fuji from ribaueru Ikawa skiing area


News of closed (7/22-8/30) of forest road Umegashima, Toyooka Line


 Until from Monday, July 22 to Friday, August 30, please note that forest road Umegashima, Toyooka Line (forest road from the Umegashima hot spring depths) is closed to traffic for improved construction entirely.

 During construction period, we cannot go to Abe Pass.


 ※We may be thrown open early by progress of construction.


 Contact City forestry conservancy forest road section 054-354-2166

Information for municipal library daily kokage library (bookmobile)

 We carry out "bookmobile" which car which we put book on goes around to be able to get close to book to many people at Shizuoka municipal library.

 In the bookmobile to come over to, demonstrations such as story-telling such as picture book, picture-story show by librarian or work classroom are held other than rental of normal book to OKU-SIZ to take a rest this summer♪


 In OKU-SIZ among nature, do you not enjoy children and work lesson full of local spirit together?♪

As for the details such as held date, venue, kokage library is held for ⇒ one day. pdf (PDF file)

News of road traffic regulation


As there is traffic regulation (time regulation) by disaster prevention construction, disaster restoration construction in 2 following lines, we will tell.

You can pass, and, on traffic, come after checking time.


(reference) Shizuoka City government office Aoi north road Maintenance Division maintenance construction charge (TEL054-294-1131)



[Umegashima Showa, Onsen Line] (the Umegashima area)

 Construction point Hirano, Aoi-ku, Nakahira

 We pass in time on Thursday for from Wednesday, July 17, 2013 to 18th during regulation period and regulate

         ※In the case of one side alternation traffic, rainy day, there is postponement of time traffic regulation for from July 19 to September 30


Suspension of traffic time

Can pass; time


Before 8:30

From 8:30 to 9:10

From 9:10 to 9:20

From 9:20 to 10:20

From 10:20 to 10:30

From 10:30 to 11:30

From 11:30 to 12:30

From 12:30 to 13:35

From 13:35 to 13:50

From 13:50 to 14:10

From 14:10 to 14:25

From 14:25 to 15:10

From 15:10 to 15:35

From 15:35 to 16:10

After 16:10



[three peak Ochiai Line] (the Ikawa area)

 Construction point Yokosawa, Aoi-ku

 We pass in - time on Monday, July 1, 2013 during regulation period and regulate


Suspension of traffic time

Can pass; time

Before 6:00

From 6:00 to 8:00

From 8:00 to 11:20

From 11:20 to 12:30

From 12:30 to 16:00

From 16:00 to 16:30

From 16:30 to 18:00

From 18:00 to 19:30

After 19:30



We added contents (cultural assets) of "100 selections of OKU-SIZ"!


You usually see Shizuoka City intermediate and mountainous area synthesis Information dispatch site "OKU-SIZ" more, and thank you very much.

About "OKU-SIZ 100 selections" that map introduces Best spots of OKU-SIZ which is one of the main pages of our site,

We added immaterial folk cultural assets 5 contents.

Check it out!


 A kind of trout Festivals ss.jpg Umegashima Hatsuuma festival 2ss.jpg Noh dance s.jpg of Utogi 


 Bon festival dance ss.jpg of Utogi Sun seven herbs festival ss.jpg  



  (1) A kind of trout Festivals [Ikawa district Tashiro, Aoi-ku]


  (2) Dance (Umegashima Hatsuuma festival) of Umegashima [Umegashima district Umegashima, Aoi-ku]


  (3) Noh dance [O-Kochi district Utogi, Aoi-ku] of Utogi


  (4) Bon festival dance [O-Kochi district Utogi, Aoi-ku] of Utogi


  (5) Seven herbs Festivals [Okawa district Hinata, Aoi-ku] of the sun


Under Minami-Alps, Ikawa photo contest entry offer☆


In Shizuoka City, we carry out Minami-Alps and photocontest of Ikawa area as Minami-Alps UNESCO Eco park registration promotion business.

Theme of contest is "symbiosis with Nature, person and nature of Minami-Alps".
We will cut nature and charm of OKU-SIZ (depths Shizuoka) Ikawa which culture weaves had towards Minami-Alps with all one's might!

The prize money or special product of Ikawa are given prizewinner!

In addition, we display entry in Shizuoka citizen gallery.


※Approach to Minami-Alps UNESCO Eco park registration is this 


     Minami-Alps photo contest image. png 

    Minami-Alps photo contest flyer list. pdf 

    The Minami-Alps photo contest flyer back. pdf



◆◆ Application method ◆◆

1.You attach application vote on one point of work on the back of the photograph, and please fill in each item by all means.
2.It is said that application score is to three points of one in both sections.
3.Standard of each section and theme
  (1) Minami-Alps section
  Quartering or quartering wide
  Photograph which featured the theme of "scenery" of the mountains of Minami-Alps "animal" "plant"
  (2) Ikawa section
  Quartering or quartering wide, photograph paper of A4 size
  Photograph which featured the theme of nature and scenery of Ikawa area, living of people
4.You mail work to "application and reference" or please bring.
  (in the case of bringing until from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. except Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays)

◆◆ Notice matter in application ◆◆

1.Entry is limited to single photograph with unpublished thing.
2.It is said that digital photography is possible, but thing of no processing is best. Please send picture mountings without being famed (you do not matter at color, black and white, shooting time)
3.Regardless of professional, flax, anyone can participate.
4.When person is included in subject of photograph, sponsor does not take responsibility such as violation of right of likeness.
  About complaints such as rights abuses from third party, we assume all responsibility of applicant. On application, please get consent of the subject person. Particularly, please get consent of pro-incarnation when subject is minor.
5.Entry does not return principle, but can cope with applicant burden by proposal when we hope for return.
6.When overlap application or processing of photograph are accepted even if after with winning a prize choice decision, we may cancel with winning a prize choice.

◆◆ Copyright Policy ◆◆

1.Copyright of entry belongs to photographer. In addition, sponsor holds right to use to printed matter to issue with precedence other than exhibition where sponsor feels winning a prize winning work product gratis and multipurpose may use homepages as others, publicity work.
 (we may use individual for articles that we identified.)
2.Winning a prize winner, please submit the shooting first edition (film) or digital data (possible copy) after the decision of prize by date when we appointed.

◆◆ Examination ◆◆

We examine work which had you apply by the following judges and elect prize.
We notify of one where wins a prize, and was selected for in the end of October.

[Minami-Alps section]
Judge: Tomohiko Sekiya (association of all-Japan mountains photograph's director)
■One point of highest award (prize money 50,000 yen)
■One point of award for excellence (prize money 20,000 yen)
■Three points of choices (prize money 10,000 yen)
■Five points of associate choices (prize money 3,000 yen)

[Ikawa section]
Judge: Koji Nagaoka (painter), Takashi Matsuno (photographer), Yasushi Arai (photographer), Aiko Matsunaga (photographer)
■One point of highest award (Ikawa special product of 20,000 yen equivalency)
■One point of award for excellence (Ikawa special product of 10,000 yen equivalency)
■Three points of choices (Ikawa special product of 5,000 yen equivalency)
■Five points of associate choices (Ikawa special product of 3,000 yen equivalency)

◆◆ Others ◆◆

We use this contest, communication, work explanation about exhibition and document only at the time of making, and personal information that had you fill out application vote does not use for other purposes.

◆◆ Application and reference ◆◆

5-1, Otemachi, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka-shi
Capital creation section of Shizuoka City clear stream
"Person in charge of Minami-Alps, Ikawa photo contest" expectation

Telephone: 054-221-1357



◆◆ Display period ◆◆

From Thursday, October 31, 2013 to November 4 Monday (holiday)

◆◆ Display venue ◆◆

Shizuoka citizen gallery
(the first floor of the 5-1, Otemachi, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka-shi Shizuoka City government office Main Building)



◆◆ Sponsorship, the cosponsorship, cooperation ◆◆

Sponsorship: Shizuoka City
The cosponsorship: Minami-Alps Ikawa ecotourism promotion meeting
Cooperation: Association of all-Japan mountains photograph Shizuoka group

We added contents of "100 selections of OKU-SIZ"!


You usually see Shizuoka City intermediate and mountainous area synthesis Information dispatch site "OKU-SIZ" more, and thank you very much.

About "OKU-SIZ 100 selections" that map introduces Best spots of OKU-SIZ which is one of the main pages of our site,

We added 7 contents.

Check it out!


Meeting open space (in spring) ss.jpg House ss.jpg of Wadashima nature Forest 3ss.jpg of 01-009-02 citizen of the prefecture aputo line ss.JPG 


Minami-Alps (Akaishidake) ss.jpg Comfortable school in the waterside 2ss.png Oma village ss.jpg  


  (1) House [Ikawa district Ikawa, Aoi-ku] of Igawa nature


  (2) House [Ryo-Gochi district Wadashima, Shimizu-ku] of Wadashima, Shimizu boy nature


  (3) Forest [Ikawa district Iwasaki, Aoi-ku] of citizens of Shizuoka


  (4) Minami-Alps aputo line (daiikawa*doikawaeki) [Ikawa district Ikawa, Aoi-ku]


  (5) The mountains [Ikawa district Tashiro, Aoi-ku] of Minami-Alps


  (6) Comfortable school in ushizuma waterside [Shizuhata-Naka district Ushizuma, Aoi-ku]


  (7) Oma porch tea cafe [Okawa district Oma, Aoi-ku]


★It is recruiting for a short term experience-based immigrants in old elementary school school building at any time★


 In Shizuoka City, we utilize "Narao Youth Recreation Hall" abolished on March 31, 2012 (former Narao Elementary School school building) and carry out business "creators village model business" to plan promotion of intermediate and mountainous area for trying.


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 We have you actually emigrate to creator expecting fictionization at place wrapped in natural rich quietness, and put together in fictionization and gather emigration applicants for long term when we assumed intermediate and mountainous area headquarters by having you experience life in intermediate and mountainous area.


 In addition, we provide place of activity in one in hope of experience-based emigration to intermediate and mountainous area and have you deepen understanding to intermediate and mountainous area by having you experience charm of intermediate and mountainous area and gather emigration applicants for long term to intermediate and mountainous area. 


 Do one, creator which is interested in life of intermediate and mountainous area that is full of nature in one that is not so not experience emigration by all means?


 ★For more details, please see this page.



 ●Person who engages in work of fictionization (creative industry, artist)

  Or person who hopes for experience-based emigration

 ●Person whom we live in outside Shizuoka City intermediate and mountainous area area ※Area of intermediate and mountainous area is cf. attached sheet offer essential point

 ●Person who can speak Japanese that conversation does not have trouble in the case of foreigner every day


[the offer number of people]

 ●One experience-based number of people assumes one person, one set or 1 family, and, as for the use of same time with other experients, there are none.

 ●Capacity is up to six people. When we surpass capacity, please consult with city.

 ※When applicant has experience-based preferred date and coming at the same time in the case of plural, about changes of preferred date, city coordinates.


[experience-based emigration period]

 ●Offer period until from April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014

 ●One experience-based emigration until less than one week 

  (but please consult with city when we hope for experience-based emigration more than one week.)


[summary of facility]
 ●The location: 329, Narao, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka-shi 
 ●Structure: Steel-frame building 3 stories (1982 architecture)
 ●The number of the rooms: Old classroom three rooms old music room one room


 Shizuoka City which wants to hear person who wants to experience emigration in intermediate and mountainous area, detailed Information, please feel free to contact.