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1000 days to Tokyo Olympics Countdown Event | CHUO WARD
October 28, 2017 @ 12:00 - 16:30
Saitama in the 2020 Tokyo OlympicsFour principle locations in Saitama will be used during the 2020 Olympics. They are the Tsurugashima Country Golf Club in Kawagoe for golf. The Saitama Stadium 2002 for soccer. For basketball they will use Saitama Super Arena. And finally for shooting Asaka Shooting Range which is actually spread out over three locations in Wako, Niiza and Asaka cities.
Tokyo Olympics Countdown Stage EventsThe countdown event will open with a musical performance at 12.30 pm. The music will continue until 1 pm. Then there are dance performances from 1 pm. 1.30 pm sees the start of the countdown clock. It will remain there, counting down, until the olympics start. There are many special guests involved in the switch on. There are two Olympians, a Paralympian, comedian Audrey, Fitness model Aya and a number of Saitama’s officials including the mayor. That is followed by fitness performances such as “Saitama Pride” and “Saitama Muscle Show”. NHK Saitama’s TV broadcasting company will be there and filming for the latter. From 3 pm there are live interviews with the Olympians and Paralympian. Finally, at around 3.30 pm there is a basketball performance “Revibe”.
Tokyo Olympics Countdown Event LocationThe events will take place in the Sunkan Plaza in the Keyaki Hiroba of Saitama Shintoshin. Map in the grey details box below the related events. If you stay on after the event is finished you will also be able to enjoy the winter illumination from 5 pm.
Further detailsPrice: Free Parking: 400 yen for the 1st hour, 200 yen for each subsequent half hour. If you spend over 2,000 yen you get 2 hours free. Address: 2-27 Kamiochiai, Chuo Ward, Saitama City 338-001 URL: https://www.saitama-arena.co.jp/schedule/2017/11/ Phone: 048-600-0070 Access: 2 minute walk from JR Saitama shintoshin Station, about a 7 minute walk from JR Kitayono Station Other events in Saitama on the 28/29th: Halloween at Cocoon City Omiya Halloween Festival | OMIYA Koshigaya Lake Town Halloween Party | KOSHIGAYA There are a total of 20 events listed for Saitama on October 28th. You can view the rest on the Saitama Events Calendar.
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