38th Akahata Festival Main Events

Following are some of the events that will take place during the 38th Akahata Festival of the Japanese Communist Party from November 2-4 (Sat.-Mon.) at Yumenoshima Park, Koto Ward, Tokyo.

Major events on the main stage:

Nov 2 (Sat)

Questions and Answers about the Japanese Communist Party
JCP Secretariat Head Ichida Tadayoshi will answer any question

Nov 3 (Sun)

Panel discussion "Failure of Koizumi Cabinet's economic policy and ways to rehabilitate Japan's economy"
Panelists: Teruoka Itsuko, professor emeritus at Saitama University; Yanbe Yukio, professor at Kobe University Graduate School; Sasaki Kensho, JCP member of House of Representatives
Speech by JCP Executive Committee Chair Shii Kazuo

Nov 4 (Mon)

Discussion about new currents in local politics
Eight JCP local assembly members will report on their activities to reflect people's opinions on local government

Panel discussion titled "Should Japan take part in the U.S. reckless action?"
Panelists: Komori Yoichi, professor at the University of Tokyo; Shimoju Akiko, essayist; Fudesaka Hideyo, JCP Policy Commission chair and House of Councilors member

Special program

Nov 4 (Mon)
13:30-15:30 at Yumenoshima Gymnasium in the Festival site
JCP Central Committee Chair Fuwa Tetsuzo's lecture titled "View the world with eyes of science"