KOBE PORT TO HOLD TWO-MONTH FESTIVAL

KOBE PORT TO HOLD TWO-MONTH FESTIVAL

The Kobe Chamber of Commerce and Industry said the Port of Kobe will hold a ''Cheer Up Kobe Port-Reconstruction Fiesta" from September to November.

The festival is designed to promote use of the port and to publicize the extent of its recovery following Jan. 17's devasting earthquake.The festival organizing committee includes the Kobe Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Hyogo Prefecture government and various private organizations.

Among the 12 events planned for the festival are an international symposium promoting use of Kobe port and an exhibition showing Kobe's industrial recovery.