Tokyo 2020 NIPPON Festival
Bunkyo Civic Center、Bunkyo Kumin Center(Community Center) 、Kodokan (Tokyo)
The All-Japan Karuta Association and three cities (Bunkyo City, Awara City and Otsu City) will jointly host the Karuta Festival to help increase general enthusiasm ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games. Besides competition of Kyogi Karuta Games, a session for anybody to have hands-on experience of Kyogi Karuta and barrier-free Karuta will be held. A general exhibition and other events will also be held at the festival in hopes of providing people of all ages with an opportunity to discover the appeal of Ogura Hyakunin-isshu and Kyogi Karuta.