Wanted : Ayame Ambassador & Ayame Bride in Itako, 2015


Wanted :

Ayame Ambassador

&

Ayame Bride in Itako, 2015

 

 

Why don’t you welcome visitors with warm hospitality and your smiles?

 

 

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We advertise for Suigo Itako Ayame-musume. [Itako tourism ambassador] They do tourism promotional effort and to give visitors warm hospitality in “The 64th Suigo Itako Ayame Festival”. Period is from May 23rd, 2015 to June 28th, 2015.

You can have a valuable experience entirely different from the one in daily life. Also, you can feel warmth by communicating with many people!

Let’s promote our attractive Itako together!!

We’re looking forward your application.

 

*Suigo Itako Ayame-musume = Ayame Ambassador

*Sugo means riverside in Japanese.

Ayame means iris in Japanese. Iris is a symbol flower of Itako city.

Itako is famous as the place in which you can see beautiful irises blooming riverside.

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○Achievements, 2013  [abstract]

 

・a courtesy call on Abe prime minister

・Kashima Antlers hometown days [took part in opening ceremony]

・guide at the national tourism promote section in Tokyo Metropolitan City Hall

・a courtesy call on the governor of Ibaraki prefecture

・appearance on TV [NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), Iba-kira TV (local program)]

・appearance on radio (Ibaraki Broadcast System)

 

Why don’t you have a traditional wedding surrounded by beautiful ilises?

It will be remember for a lifetime!

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Why don’t you be a bride in traditional pure-white wedding kimono and ride on a row-boat and go to your groom?

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We advertise for “Itako Hanayome-san [a bride]” on yomeiribune [a bridal boat], operates during the 64th Suigo Itako Ayame Festival.

Why don’t you do happy wedding while blessed by many audience, surrounded by iris flowers blooming beautifully.

We are looking forward to your application!

 

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<application guideline for Suigo Itako Ayame-musume>

application

period

December 1st, 2014 – January 30th, 2015

*  As indicated by the post mark on the envelop

The number

to be

recruited

  approx. 15 people

enrollement

period

April 1st, 2015 – March 31st, 2016  [1 year]

Work days,

stuff

① [from April to June] To welcome visitors with warm hospitality              at the Ayame Festival and prior campaign of this event e.t.c.・・・         A person who can work for more than 10 days

※Mainly work every Saturday and Sunday during the Ayame Festival.

[from May 23rd, Saturday until June 28th, Sunday]

②[July, 2014 to March, 2015] in the event of Itako city, tourism             promotion e.t.c. ・・・A person who can participate more than 5 days

application

qualification

①    Over the age of 18 [as April of 1st, 2015 ]

②    Regardless of nationalities

③    The person who are not acting as other campaign assistant                  e.t.c. now.

application

method

How to enter : Fill in the application form and post or bring to the         department written below along with a color photo of bride                    (size / L : 89×127mm)

①Application form can be available at Itako City Office or downloaded     from Itako City website.

②By email / Download the application form, fill in and send it to              the address below with a photo of a bride that is more than 3             million pixels and less than 3 MB, with a subject line                           ‘あやめ娘応募’ or ‘Ayame-musume ’

    Please send it to : hanayome@city.itako.lg.jp

 

judging

system

First screening : documentary elimination [the result will be noticed       around early  February]

Second screening : interview [the result will be noticed around late         February]

compensation

daily amount :10,000 yen [includes a variety of benefits]

half-day : 5,000 yen

 ※the cost of transportation, the cost of accommodation and so             on can be consulted.

applications

and inquiries

Itako City Office tourism and commerce division,

 in charge of Ayame-musume

address : 626, Tsuji, Itako, Ibaraki   〒311-2493

TEL.0299-63-1111 [extension]241, 242, 243,244

 

<application guideline for Itako Bride, 2015>

application

period

December 1st(Mon.), 2014 ~ February 27th(Fri.), 2015

 *mail must be sent postmarked on or before February 27th(Fri.),              2015

period

every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from May 23rd(Sat.) to               June 28th(Sun.)

time

・Wednesdays ―11:00

・Saturdays―11:00、14:00、19:30(evening yomeiri-bune)

・ Sundays ―11:00、14:00

Number of

couples

(as of this day)

35 couples

Qualification

requirements

①    Older than 16 years old as of April 1st, 2015

②    Married in one year or getting married within one year as of                     June, 2015

③    Cooperative with interviews and promotional activity about                     the event

④    Regardless of nationality or location

 

Terms

apply in a group of four people ; a bride, a groom, matchmakers                (a man and a woman) as a general rule

☆matchmakers / parents or relatives or friends can take the place of          matchmakers when there are no matchmakers. If you can’t find          matchmakers, please consult us.

☆groom /  a groom can’t get on the boat and has to wait for his bride        to come at a fountain park(WAiWAi Fantasia)

This is a traditional event called ‘Yomeiri-bune’ (a bride on a boat)in          which a bride marring into a gloom’s family by riding a boat

How to enter

Fill in the application form and post or bring to the department written         below along with a color photo of bride(size / L : 89×127mm)

①Application form can be available at Itako City Office or downloaded        from Itako City website.

②By email / Download the application form, fill in and send it to the          address below with a photo of a bride that is more than 3 million        pixels and less than 3 MB, with a subject line ‘潮来花嫁さん応募’ or          ‘Itako Bride’

    Please send it to : hanayome@city.itako.lg.jp

Entry fee

Entry fee : free

Costume (kimono) : you can use yours, or we’ll lend you for free.

*You have to pay the fee of makeup and dressing.

*We have kimons for a bride, a groom, a male matchmaker and                 a female matchimaker.

If you want to borrow our kimono, we’ll introduce you to a beauty               parlor in the city.

Result

announcement

We’ll contact the applicants directly (around mid-March, 2015).

Notice

①    In case of too many applications, couples will be chosen by                      lottery.

☆We prioritize the couple whose wedding and reception will be held               on the day.

☆We can’t assure you that you’ll be able to participate the event                     on the date you choose.

②The event can be canceled due to the bad weather

 

Application

and inquiry

 

Itako City Office tourism and commerce division,

 in charge of Itako Bride

address : 626, Tsuji, Itako, Ibaraki   〒311-2493

Tel : 63-1111(extension : 241, 242, 243, 244)

Web : http://www.city.itako.lg.jp/hanayome