• 4th State of Emergency During Tokyo “2020” Olympics

4th State of Emergency During Tokyo “2020” Olympics

On June 20th we mentioned the 3rd State of Emergency in Tokyo had been lifted, but unfortunately things took a turn for the worse (again) and a 4th State of Emergency was scheduled from July 12 – August 22. What this means is that the 2021 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games (still branded as “Tokyo 2020”) will take place in their entirety during the State of Emergency, July 23 – August 8, and thus closed to spectators. While unfortunate, we do hope you can enjoy the broadcast of the Tokyo Summer Olympics from the safety of your own home.

Rather than coming to Tokyo for an international event, how about coming for a summer festival such as the Awa-Odori festival next year?