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Park performances to include Switch Research Institute and FAIFAI

Tokyo Festival began in 2016 as an arts event designed to help global visitors enjoy the city’s attractions to the full during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympic Games and beyond.
This year, the performing arts festival opens in the Ikebukuro area of Toshima city on Friday, September 22, going on until Monday, December 4.

Ahead of the opening, there will be a pre-event from 16:00 on Saturday, September 16 in Minami-Ikebukuro Park.

Event details (tentative)

-Tokyo Festival Switch 2017
Performance by Switch Research Institute
Small audience-participation theatrical performances of 30 seconds, played out at the flick of a switch

-GORILLA’s Speech
Performance by FAIFAI

-Talk event

-Distribution of original goods

-Tokyo Festival 2017 original photo frame
Take a picture using one of the photo frames appearing around the park, and post to social media for the chance to receive original goods!


Tokyo Metropolitan Festival Executive Committee office


Minami Ikebukuro Park (2-21-1 Minami Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo)
Transportation: 6-minute walk from JR Ikebukuro Station East exit


Organized by
Tokyo Metropolitan Festival Executive Committee
[Arts Council Tokyo & Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), Toshima City, Toshima Future Culture Foundation, Festival/Tokyo Executive Committee, Asia Performing Arts Festival Executive Committee]