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Tsukuba Pink Ribbon Festival

A Pink Ribbon Festival promoting awareness of breast cancer will be held in Tsukuba this weekend at the International Congress Center (Epochal). A number of events will be held for children, adults, and people who are dealing with breast cancer.

May 12 (Pre-Event)

11:30am: Cycling Event (10km course and 30km course, starting at Chuo Park — near Tsukuba Public Library)

May 13 (Main Events)

9:00am: Awareness Walk (10km course, starting at Chuo Park)

10am: Awareness Walk (3km course, starting at Chuo Park)

10am to 12 noon: Breast Cancer Checkup (only for pre-registered people)

10am to 12 noon: Breast Cancer Counselling and Information

10am to 4:30pm: Patients’ Corner and Exhibit

10am to 4:30pm: Pink Ribbon Art Gallery (Children to University Students)

11am to 12 noon: Balloon Performance

1pm to 4:45pm: Lectures on Breast Cancer

2pm to 2:40pm: Lecture by X-Ray Specialist

2:55pm to 4:45pm: Lectures for People Dealing with Breast Cancer



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