Tokyo Olympics

IOC President draws matches among game and culture at “Olympic Agora”

The vibrant cultural center “Olympic Agora” is visible at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, offering a series of art installations, exhibitions and digital programs devoted to Olympism and Olympic values. The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, visited the Olympic Agora in central Tokyo today.

Even as the Tokyo 2020 Olympics kick off the second week of sports competition, Tokyo residents have the opportunity to immerse themselves in Olympic culture at the “Olympic Agora”, located in the host city’s central Nihonbashi district. From a large-scale medal to a permanent site-specific heritage sculpture, the program offers a variety of engaging and interactive elements to bring residents to the host city of the Games closer. visitor safety, in accordance with local and national laws and measures regarding COVID-19.

On-site visitor numbers are limited and strictly controlled via the online pre-booking system; and the installations and activations are complemented by an extensive digital program, including virtual exhibitions available on the Olympic Agora website and Olympic Museum social media channels for local and global audiences.

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