Tokyo Festival 2020 to Be Held

The Tokyo Festival Executive Committee is holding its Tokyo Festival 2020 starting tomorrow on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 in the Ikebukuro area of Toshima Ward. The Ikebukuro area will welcome a total of 35 diverse performing art programs, including those of the Tokyo Festival, Festival/Tokyo (F/T), the Metropolitan Theater Autumn Selection, the Toshima International City of Arts and Culture, and the Asian Performing Arts Farm(APAF) 2020.

This year’s theme is “To Meet or Not to Meet?”. Tokyo Festival 2020, open to everyone, provides a place for your thoughts and mind to wander. It is part of what makes Tokyo a charming city.

The festival will be held in a safe and secure manner with thorough COVID-19 preventative measures in place through cooperation from all involved. This year, to propose new performing art styles, a variety of performances will be held, including not only regular ones, but also online and VR performances.

Tokyo Festival 2020
Festival dates: Wednesday, September 30 – Sunday, November 29 2020
Venues: Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Owlspot Theatre (Toshima Arts Center), TOKYO TATEMONO Brillia HALL (Toshima Arts and Culture Theatre), GLOBAL RING THEATRE (Ikebukuro Nishi-guchi Park Outdoor Theatre) and others in the Ikebukuro area
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Full press release (PDF) is available here.
Tokyo Festival 2020 to be held

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