November 5, 2013
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Otsuka Co-sponsors the Fifth Annual Asan Walking Festival in Itano on November 10
- The theme of the Asan Walking Festival in Itano is "Caring for Health and the Environment." This will be the fifth year the festival has been held. The festival is supported by the entire region, with the aim of showcasing the natural beauty of the town of Itano in Tokushima prefecture both for residents of Tokushima and for visitors from outside Tokushima. The festival has grown to more than 2000 participants, and has become a major event in Tokushima.
- Portion of proceeds from charity walk will be donated for Great East Japan Earthquake relief efforts
Tokyo, Japan - Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Taro Iwamoto) has announced that its Tokushima Itano Factory will co-sponsor, together with the town of Itano and others, the Fifth Annual Asan Walking Festival in Itano, under the theme "Caring for Health and the Environment." This event, held in the stunning natural beauty of Tokushima, has increased in scale and renown each year. The number of participants now exceeds 2000, triple the number when the festival started, and the festival has grown to become a major event in Tokushima.
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