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|What is the schedule for the WorldSkills Competition?|
|The Competition will be held from November 15 to November 18, 2007. The Opening Ceremony will be held on November 14 and the Closing Ceremony on November 21.|
|→ Please see schedule/index.html for further details.|
|What kinds of skill categories do you have?|
|We have 38 official skills, 4 demonstration skills and 5 Host Member Skills.|
|→ Please see skillcategories/index.html for further details.|
|Where is the competition site?|
|It is located in Kadoike, Numazu City, Shizuoka (35°07’ N, 138°53’ E).|
|→ Please see location/index.html for further details.|
|Where will the Opening and Closing ceremonies be held?|
|The Opening Ceremony will be held at Granship Shizuoka Convention and Arts Center in Shizuoka city (34°59’ N, 138°25’ E).
The Closing Ceremony will be at Kira Messe Numazu in Numazu city (35°06’ N, 138°51’ E).
|→ Please see ceremony/index.html for further details.|
|What is the temperature around the area of competition site in November?|
|The average high in November is 17 °C (62.6 °F) and the average low is 7 °C (44.6 °F).|
|How far is it from Narita International Airport to the competition site?|
Travel time is about 3 1/2 hours by bus on the Tomei expressway or 2 1/2 hours by train when using Narita Express and Shinkansen (Bullet train) .
|How much is the admission fee?|
|It is free.|
|How can I register for accommodation of competitors, experts and observers?|
|Accommodation Registration is only accepted through the Registration System.|
|→ Please see accommodation/index.html for further details.|
|I hear there is a Competitors’ Village. What does it look like?|
|We are organizing a Gotemba Kogen Resort called Tokinosumika for competitors.|
|I hear the International Abilympics will be held at the same time. Please tell me more.|
|The International Abilympics will be held in Shizuoka City for 3 days from November 15 to November 17, 2007.
The Opening ceremony will be held in November 14 together with the WorldSkills Competition.
|→ Please see http://www.skillsfestival2007.or.jp/abilympics/en/index.html for further details.|
|Where can I find out about sightseeing?|
|Shizuoka prefecture → www.shizuoka-guide.com/
Japan → www.jnto.go.jp/eng/
|Where can I find essential information on entering Japan and staying in Japan?|
|→ Please go to www.jnto.go.jp/eng/arrange/essential/index.html|