Tokyo Metropolitan Government, The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020), Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture) and Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. will jointly host a “Tokyo 2020 Cultural Olympiad” kick event to mark the beginning of the four-year program of artistic and cultural activities leading up to Tokyo 2020.
The announcement of the kickoff takes place in Nihonbashi area of Tokyo, the birthplace of Edo culture which even today retains traces of its more than 400 year-old history. The Tokyo 2020 Cultural Olympiad plans to invite people from every corner of Japan to join in the various programmes, which are designed to merge the traditional and the modern, and to disseminate the allure of Japanese culture all over the world
Full press release (PDF) is available here.
“Tokyo 2020 Cultural Olympiad Kickoff Event” Special event to celebrate the occasion in FUKUTOKU GARDEN, Nihonbashi