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24 June 2019
Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games
Tokyo 2020 Preparation
Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Ceremony to Mark 1 Year to Go to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government, along with the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020), will host a ceremony on Wednesday 24 July to mark the one-year milestone to the opening of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and to send this message out to the world. National federations, stakeholders of host city Tokyo, leaders of municipalities where venues are located, ambassadors and other dignitaries will be invited to this ceremony, which will be held as follows.

1. Date/Time:

Wednesday 24 July 2019 from 14:00 to 15:30

2. Venue:

Tokyo International Forum, Hall A (3-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)

3. Organisers:

Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Tokyo 2020

4. Content:

  • Unveiling of the design of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals
  • Ceremonial handing over of Tokyo 2020’s invitation to National Olympic Committee representatives by the IOC
  • Promotion of the Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay

Note 1) At the venue, “Tokyo 2020 Let’s 55 Event - 1 Year to Go to the Olympic Games,” where the general public can try their hand at Olympic sports, will also be held.
Note 2) Please see a special website focusing on the “One Year to Go” period by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee at https://tokyo2020.org/en/special/countdown(External link)

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Inquiries (Assistance in Japanese only)

For “1 Year to Go to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Ceremony”:
Project Section, Planning and Promotion Division
Phone: 03-5320-7769

For Tokyo 2020 Olympic Medals Design:
Coordination Section, Planning and Promotion Division
Phone: 03-5388-2876

For Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay:
Planning and Coordination Section, General Affairs Division
Phone: 03-5320-7694

Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Preparation

 

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