January 7, 2021
Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games
Tokyo 2020 Preparation
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
On 4 January 2021, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and three neighboring prefectures have announced emergency measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. As part of these measures, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has decided to postpone the exhibition of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 torches announced on 23 October 2020 in some municipalities to reduce the flow of people and the further spread of COVID-19.
Thursday 7 January – Friday 8 January 2021 Akiruno City
Thursday 14 January – Friday 15 January 2021 Fussa City
Monday 18 January – Tuesday 19 January 2021 Musashimurayama City
Thursday 21 January – Friday 22 January 2021 Tachikawa City
Monday 25 January – Tuesday 26 January 2021 Kunitachi City
Thursday 28 January – Friday 29 January 2021 Kokubunji City
*See the appendix(PDF:57KB) for more details about the exhibition schedule.
*If a state of emergency is declared by the national government, based on the Basic Policies for Novel Coronavirus Disease Control, other exhibitions may also be postponed. In the event of postponements, schedule changes will be announced on of the Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Preparation and by other means.
Rescheduled exhibitions will be announced on the above-mentioned official website, SNS and on other platforms.
Please click here for the original Japanese press release.
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