2022 Rath Yatra Announcement

नीलाद्रौ शंखमध्ये शतदलकमले रत्नसिंहासनस्थं
सर्वालंकारयुक्तं नवघन रुचिरं संयुतं चाग्रजेन। 

Dear All, 
We are delighted to announce that Odisha Community Japan(OCJ) is going to celebrate Holy Ratha Yatra this year on 3rd of July 2022(Sun) in Kawasaki city(Higashida park) in collaboration with ISKCON &  HSS. It’s a public event and everyone is invited to be part of the occasion to get the blessings of Lord Jagannath  as well as enjoy the multi cultural performances. The event will conclude with chariot pulling and Prasad(Bento) distribution. 
Enclosed please find for your kind reference the Ratha Yatra Flyer with detail schedule.
Ambassador of India to Japan, Head of institutions from Kawasaki City, Kawasaki Chamber Of Commerce and Industry, Kawasaki International Association and the Indian Commerce and Industry Association Japan are invited to grace the occasion.
May Lord Jagannath bless us all !!

Final Schedule and Venue for each program: 
■ Volunteer & Devotee Assembly 10:00 AM

■  Prayer Ritual in Higashida Park, Sakura Hall  11:00AM - 1PM
 Higashida Park  〒210-0005 Kanagawa, Kawasaki, Kawasaki Ward, Higashidachō, 3-25 Higashidachō, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa-ken, Japan, 〒210-0005

■ Lunch among Volunteer and devotees 1PM - 3PM

■ Pahandi Bije ( Lord Jagannath with Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra taking seat in Ratha) 
from Sakura Hall to Outer Park Area 3PM

■ Cultural  Programme 3:20 PM - 4:35 PM (Higashida Park)

     * Welcome Speech by President(OCJ).
     * Speech by Hon'ble Ambassador of India to Japan
     * Speech by Hon'ble Mayor, Kawasaki City
     * Souvenir Inauguration
     * Cultural Performances
     * Vote Of Thanks

■ Chera Pahanra and “Ratha Pulling inside the park 5 Circles - 5 Groups" 4:40 PM - 5:30 PM

■ Prasad(Bento) Distribution 5.30 PM

Visitors are requested to follow Covid Guideline as Follow: Putting on Mask , Sanitization in Interval , Avoid eating & drinking inside Sakura Hal.