News Releases 2019

Mar. 22, 2019

JGC Backs the "Kids Rugby World Festival Supported by MITSUBISHI ESTATE GROUP"

Yokohama, Japan - JGC Corporation announced that, as one of the commemorative events of our 90th anniversary, it has decided to back the "Kids Rugby World Festival Supported by MITSUBISHI ESTATE GROUP" as an official sponsor.

Prior to this fall's Rugby World Cup 2019, children from around the world will conduct international exchanges through rugby games, etc. at the Yokohama International Stadium (Nissan Stadium), where the final match will be held in April this year. We will support this event, which will contribute to the good name of Yokohama City and Kanagawa Prefecture, as well as making lifetime memories for the participating children from around the world.

The outline of the event is as follows:

Event Name

Kids Rugby World Festival Supported by MITSUBISHI ESTATE GROUP


Event Schedule

April 17-22, 2019

*April 20, 21: Rugby Exchange Program (Nissan Stadium)

*April 18, 19: Cultural Exchange Program (Location TBA)

Number of Participating


6 countries (New Zealand, Australia, England, Scotland, Italy, Japan)

Number of Participants

Around 200 (including coaches, etc.)

Age of Participants

12 years of age or younger
Main Organizers

Japan Rugby Football Union

Kids Rugby World Festival 2019 Organizing Committee


Kanagawa Prefecture

Yokohama City
Main Sponsor Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd.
Sponsors JGC, Suntory Holdings Limited, JVC KENWOOD Corporation, Societe Generale Co., Ltd., Daifuku Co., Ltd., Yasojima Proceed Co., Ltd., Ofa Co.,Ltd., QUO CARD Co., Ltd., The Bank of Yokohama,Ltd., LEOC Co., Ltd.