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19 March, 2019
Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games
Tokyo 2020 Preparation

Announcement of the Grand Opening Ceremonies of Tokyo Metropolitan Sports Venues (New Permanent Venues)

After beginning construction several years ago, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) will hold grand opening ceremonies to mark the completion of several of the venues for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. Ceremonies will be held for the Yumenoshima Park Archery Field, the Sea Forest Waterway and the Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre. TMG is also pleased to announce the service starting dates of each venue.

Details about the opening ceremonies and media invitations will be provided at a later date.

1. Service Starting Dates

  1. Yumenoshima Park Archery Field : Sunday 28 April 2019
  2. Sea Forest Waterway : Saturday 1 June 2019
  3. Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre : Saturday 6 July 2019

2. Grand Opening Ceremonies

2-1. Yumenoshima Park Archery Field

  • Date / Time
    Sunday 28 April 2019, 10:00 – 10:45
  • Location
    Yumenoshima Park Archery Field (2-1-4, Yumenoshima, Koto-ku, Tokyo)
  • Content
    Greetings from organisers, complimentary speech from guests, introduction of venue, ribbon-cutting ceremony, sports demonstrations, etc.
  • Note
    A commemorative match hosted by the All Japan Archery Federation will be held after the ceremony.

2-2. Sea Forest Waterway

  • Date / Time
    Sunday 16 June 2019
  • Location
    Sea Forest Waterway (3-chome, Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo)
  • Note
    A commemorative match hosted by the Japan Rowing Association will be held after the ceremony.

2-3. Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre

  • Date / Time
    Saturday 6 July 2019
  • Location
    Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre (6-1-1, Rinkaicho, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo)

3. Other

The dates of the grand opening ceremonies and the service starting dates of the Oi Hockey Stadium, the Ariake Arena and Tokyo Aquatics Centre will be announced at a later date.

Inquiries

Venue Development Section 1, Tokyo 2020 Games Venues Division
Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Preparation
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Email: S1050502@section.metro.tokyo.jp
http://www.2020games.metro.tokyo.jp/eng/
https://twitter.com/sports_tokyo (External link)
https://www.facebook.com/tocho2020games/ (External link)

 

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