1 year to Go

One year to go to the Olympicand Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020!

The Olympic and Paralympic Games have set the
following dates as a special period celebrating the
one-year countdown toward
the Games here in Tokyo: “1 Year to Go!”
From 13 July (Sat.) to 9 August (Fri.) for the Olympic
Games, and from 12 August (Mon.) to 12 September
(Thu.) for the Paralympic Games, there will be many
events and programmes for everyone to enjoy.

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Tokyo 2020-organised
and joint events

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Let’s all enjoy together!

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

'1 Year to Go!' Ceremony

Sunday 25 August 2019

NHK Hall

There is now just over one year to go until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.To commemorate the ‘1 Year to Go’ milestone, a Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Ceremony is being held at the NHK Hall on 25 August (Sun) 2019 with the aim of further raising momentum and excitement ahead of the Games.The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games ‘1 Year to Go’ Ceremony will be streamed live on social media!

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games “1 Year to Go!” Events ~ Sports & Fun-festival for All ~

Come, see, try!

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games “1 Year to Go!” Events

~ Sports & Fun-festival for All ~ [Admission free!]

Sunday 25 August 2019, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Yoyogi Park (Football and hockey fields, athletics track)

We are holding an event aimed at raising expectations and excitement levels for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games which will be held this time next year. The event will feature athlete exhibitions, sports experience events and booths operated by Tokyo 2020 official partners. Everyone is invited to come along, experience the attractions of the Paralympic Games, enjoy and help make the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games ‘1 Year to Go’ event a resounding success.

Paralympic Talk Session celebrating ‘1 Year to Go!’ the Paralympic Games

Enjoy the athletes’ stories and get excited for the Games!

Paralympic Talk Session celebrating ‘1 Year to Go!’ the Paralympic Games

[Admission free!]

Sunday 18 August 2019, from 2:20 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Fuchu Station South Exit, Keyakinamiki-dori Street

Friday 23 August 2019, from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

LaLaport Tachikawa Tachihi (935-1 Izumi-cho, Tachikawa-shi, Tokyo)

As a countdown event celebrating ‘1 Year to Go!’ until the opening of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, a talk session featuring Paralympic athletes will take place in Tokyo. The athletes will introduce the appealing aspects of Paralympic sports. They may even share some anecdotes that they’ve never talked about before! Come and enjoy the event.

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic medal design will be revealed

Let’s experience Para sports together!

Tokyo 2020 “Let’s 55 (Go Go) with Sumida”

Special event celebrating one year to the

Paralympic Games

Saturday 24 August 2019, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sumida-ku Gymnasium, Main Arena/Martial Arts Arena/Tennis Courts

Come experience the Tokyo 2020 sports! “Let’s 55 (Go Go)” is a programme aimed at giving everyone an opportunity to experience the 55 Olympic and Paralympic sports that are featured. Know the rules. Get closer to the athletes. “Let’s 55 (Go Go)” is your gateway to the Tokyo 2020 Games. Watch the amazing performances of the top athletes. Experience their sport. Don’t wait till 2020 – experience the excitement now! You might run into Miraitowa and your favourite athlete too!
[Free admission]

“Experience the Unbelievable” Video has been Unveiled!

Andrés Iniesta playing soccer blindfolded.

“Experience the Unbelievable” Video has been Unveiled!

Tuesday 15 August 2019

Tokyo 2020 unveiled a special video entitled "Experience the Unbelievable" featuring members of Japan’s Football 5-a-side team and Spain’s FIFA World Cup winner Andrés Iniesta playing soccer blindfolded. Iniesta says in the video after the game, “It was an amazing experience for me because I could spend time with these guys and see the great work they’re doing. It was really complicated to do. It’s very difficult.” Check out the video!

Apply now to become an Olympic torchbearer!

Hope Lights Our Way

Apply now to become an Olympic torchbearer!

Deadline ends 31 Aug (Sat) 2019!

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay is not just for runners, but for everyone. Entrusted with hope, the Olympic flame begins its journey in Fukushima, lighting its way across Japan’s 47 prefectures. As the sacred flame and people’s hearts come together, the divine flame will burn even brighter. “The Olympic Torch Relay for Everyone” warmly welcomes and connects each and every one of us. Apply now to become an Olympic torchbearer! Deadline ends 31 Aug (Sat) 2019!

Miraitowa and Someity LINE Stickers available soon!

Celebrating “1 Year to Go!” till the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Someity’s new LINE theme sticker is released!

Free download!

Thursday 22 August 2019

In addition to the already released Miraitowa + Someity LINE stickers and Miraitowa LINE themes, Someity LINE themes will be released on 22 August (Thu) at the occasion of the “1 Year to Go!” till the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The set of stickers and themes can be downloaded for free! Don’t miss this chance and enjoy communicating on LINE!

(Japanese version only)
Nihombashi City Dressing for TOKYO 2020

Bringing next year’s Games heatwave to Nihombashi!

Nihombashi City Dressing for TOKYO 2020

“FEEL 2020”

From 23 July (Tue.) to 25 August (Sun.) 2019

Nihombashi area

One year to the Tokyo 2020 Games. We are organising an event to bring the heat and excitement of the Games a year in advance to the Nihombashi area. The visuals will feature athletes, spectators and images of the overall support towards the Games. The spectacular ambience of the competition venues will be recreated in the Nihombashi area. Come and experience the Games now!

(Japanese version only)
Tokyo Skytree to feature special lighting and laser mapping!

A gleaming symbol in the night …

Tokyo Skytree to feature special lighting and laser mapping!

13 July (Sat) 2019~

To celebrate the start of the last year before the Tokyo 2020 Games, the Tokyo Skytree will display the Olympic colours from 13 July (Sat) to 9 August (Fri), and the Paralympic colours from 12 August (Mon) to 12 (thu) September. A laser mapping display will be projected on the Tembo Deck. (The Skytree will feature different special lighting programmes on some days.)

Haneda Airport Decorated to Celebrate ‘1 Year to Go!’ Before Tokyo 2020 Games

Feel the Tokyo 2020 Games at Haneda Airport!

Haneda Airport Decorated to Celebrate ‘1 Year to Go!’ Before Tokyo 2020 Games

From 24 July (Wed) to about 6 September (Tue) 2019

Haneda Airport Arrivals Exit / Concourse Flags / Terminal Wall

Haneda Airport, gateway to Japan, is being colourfully decorated to mark the start of the last year before the Tokyo 2020 Games! The decorations, with core graphics inspired by traditional kasane no irome colour layerings, feature colours chosen to represent the Games such as “ai” (indigo) and “kurenai” (dark red), and will help everyone visiting Tokyo to feel the eager anticipation with which the Games are awaited by everyone in Japan.

Register for a TOKYO 2020 ID and get the latest Games information!

Have you signed up for a Tokyo 2020 ID yet? Registering for a Tokyo 2020 ID will allow you to access information through the “My Tokyo 2020” portal site, available exclusively for registered ID holders. You can get the latest information on tickets, competitions, and Games-related news. Register now and log in to “My Tokyo 2020” to get the latest Games information. Get all the content you will need to enjoy the Tokyo 2020 Games to the max.

You still have a chance to purchase tickets! Check out the Tokyo 2020 Official Ticket Website!

Tickets for the Tokyo 2020 Games can be purchased only via the Official Ticket Website. Using the ticket purchasing guide, you can find out in advance how to apply for and purchase tickets. Be sure to watch out easy-to-follow Top Tips videos. Let’s enjoy the Games together live in the summer of 2020! Show your support and empower the athletes. Come to the competition venues and be part of the “extraordinary”.

One Year to Go to the Tokyo 2020 Games! A new line-up of officially licensed products is coming!

With just One Year to Go until the opening of the Tokyo 2020 Games, the official online shop will be releasing a new line-up of products featuring the pictograms and Miraitowa and Someity. Pick up your favourite officially licensed product and join everyone in supporting the Tokyo 2020 Games.