The TOKYO 2020 JAPAN HOUSE was reopened on September 7, 2016 (Wednesday) in conjunction with the opening of the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Paralympic Games. TOKYO 2020 JAPAN HOUSE is sponsored by the following four organizations: the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the city of Tokyo, the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) and the Japanese Paralympic Committee (JPC). A media preview was held the same day prior to reopening its doors to the general public. Members of the media from around the world participated in the event.
New contents were added to the exhibition corner set up inside JAPAN HOUSE for the maximum enjoyment of more visitors. In addition to the exhibition that was on display during the Olympic Games, a board showcasing the profiles of Japanese Paralympic athletes was added along with a corner where visitors have the opportunity to try boccia, a Paralympic sport, and a display where visitors can touch the Olympic and Paralympic emblems.
During the duration of the Paralympic Games (September 7-18, 2016), TOKYO 2020 JAPAN HOUSE will continue to promote the TOKYO 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as introduce the charm and appeal of Tokyo and Japan. In addition, TOKYO 2020 JAPAN HOUSE aims to convey the appeal of the Paralympic Games, and Japan's enthusiasm for the Paralympics.
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