Jun 6, 2011

The 10th Annual Akita Tourism Ladies Selected !

On June 1st, 2011, Akita Convention & Tourism Bureau has held a induction ceremony, in which 5 individuals have been officially commissioned to serve a term of 2 years as “Akita Kanko Lady” (あきた観光レディー), Akita Tourism Ladies! They will be serving as PR and campaign assistants to promote Tourism in Akita Prefecture.

The 10th "Akita Kanko Lady" were commissioned. (Source/ Akita Keizai Shinbun)

They were selected from 37 applicants in April. After the thorough documentary screenings and interviews, these 5 ladies who are office workers and junior college students residing in Akita Prefecture in between the age of 18 and 26 were selected. At the induction ceremony held in Akita-shi Minzoku Geinou Denshokan (秋田市民族芸能伝承館; Akita City Folk Performing Arts Heritage Museum), the awarded were given the letters of commission and trips to Korea.


lina said...

Congratulations to the lucky ladies! :)

Tazawako Tourism Association said...

Are't they pretty? :D