Shima lighthouse lit up in blue on International Day of Sign Language

International Sign Language Day: Light up Shima’s lights in blue

On September 9, Shima City, in collaboration with the World Federation of the Deaf, will light up Anorisaki Lighthouse and Daiosaki Lighthouse in blue to celebrate the International Day of Deaf. On International Day of Sign Languages, let us join together with people around the world to spread awareness of sign languages.

On this special day, Shima City will participate in international events to support the importance of sign language and the protection of the human rights of deaf people. The International Day of Sign Languages, recognized by the United Nations General Assembly, is celebrated every year on September 9rd, and this year marks its sixth year. Sign language is one of the spoken languages ​​and plays an important role in raising awareness to guarantee the human rights of deaf people. The theme for 23 is "Towards a society where deaf people around the world can communicate in sign language anywhere!" Shima City resonates with this theme,Anorisaki lighthouseDaiosaki LighthouseBy lighting it up in blue, we will show people around the world the power and importance of sign language. Come see this amazing sight and join us in celebrating International Day of Sign Languages.

Details

title“Turn the world and Japan blue! -Let’s make sign language shine with blue light-”
Challenge Project 2023 to bring citizens, local communities, and society together
PlaceShima City
Anorisaki lighthouse
Daiosaki Lighthouse
Date and TimeSeptember 2023, 9 (Saturday/Holiday) 23 minutes after sunset
The ending time depends on the regulations of the facility, etc.
Light
up color
Blue (as a general rule #007EC4 or something close to this color)
Way of readingMake the world and Japan blue! Let's make Shuwagengo blue and bright.
Sekai soshite Nihon wo aoiro ni! Shuwa gengo wo bururaito de kagayaka seyou
Let's make the world and Japan blue!
Let's make our sign language shine with blue light!

Enjoy Shima