G20 Osaka Summit

Explanation of the promotion video for the G20 Osaka Summit

This is a short promotion video for the G20 Osaka Summit.
The video will now begin.

The Chinesecharacter “wa,” which means “round, harmony and peace” is inside a circle.
“Wa” symbolizes Japan and Japanese culture, while another character, also pronounced “wa,” indicates a circle.

This video presents a series of circular scenes and images reflecting Japanese culture.
The circle “shoji”, a paper sliding door in a traditional Japanese room.
The circle dish with “wagashi”, a Japanese traditional sweet.
The circle handball, which beautifully embroidered.
The circle neck of the vase of the pickled plum.
The circle wooden bowl for sushi.

The camera shutter rapidly clicks through a series of scenic images of Japan.
The landscape of Mt. Fuji and cherry blossoms.
Niigata City in Niigata Prefecture, the venue of the Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting.
Fukuoka City in Fukuoka Prefecture, the venue of the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting.
Tsukuba City in Ibaraki Prefecture, the venue of the Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economics.
Karuizawa Town in Nagano Prefecture, the venue of the Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth.
Matsuyama City in Ehime Prefecture, the venue of the Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting.
Okayama City in Okayama Prefecture, the venue of the Health Ministers’ Meeting.
Kutchan Town in Hokkaido Prefecture, the venue of the Tourism Ministers’ Meeting.
Nagoya City in Aichi Prefecture, the venue of the Foreign Ministers’ Meeting.

The video continue presentation of circular scenes and images reflecting Japanese culture.
The circle of a dohyo ring for sumo wrestlers.
The circle of the electronic price board at the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Now the video presents scenes and images of Japan’s high-tech innovation in circle.
The circle wheel of an AI autonomous motorcycle.

Scenes of Osaka, host of the G20 Summit Meeting, viewed through a circular lens.
The circles of dual faces on the Tower of the Sun, the symbol of the Osaka Expo ’70 Commemorative Park.
The circle of a red paper umbrella, twirled by a lady gazing at Osaka Castle.
The circle of exploding fireworks.
The circle formed by children extending their hands, superimposed with the “wa” character.
A huge circle made by happy children on an expansive lawn.

The G20 Osaka Summit logo replaces the image of the children’s circle.

The video ends with a still shot and returns to the Top page.