CELEBRATION
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CELEBRATION

CONNECTING WITH HOPE

Connecting everyone with the light of hope

Connecting cultures,

regions and generations

to the future

Combining a live

action with cutting-edge

telecommunication technology

for an amazing celebration!

NTT presents The Tokyo 2020 Olympic
Torch Relay Celebration
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay is visiting every corner of Japan. One of the biggest events ever to take place in Osaka and Yokohama, this April and July 2020! Come and enjoy new experiences created by popular artists and cutting-edge telecommunication technology! This is an image.
Notice regarding the cancellation of the NTT Presents
the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay Celebration
In view of the global pandemic of the novel coronavirus, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced on March 24, 2020 that the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 have been be postponed, as well as the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay.
In light of the situation, the NTT Presents the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay Celebration that was scheduled for April 14 and July 1, 2020 has also sadly been cancelled.
We sincerely apologize to those who looked forward to this event and would appreciate your kind understanding regarding this matter.
Futuristic entertainment using advanced communications technology
A live spectacular showcasing collaborative performances created through fusing artistic vision with cutting-edge telecommunication technology!
  • 1Stage Program
    Witness a futuristic spectacular live on stage
    showcasing artists harnessing the latest communications technology!

    Kirari! Stage Show

    NTT's cutting-edge telecommunication technology Kirari! extracts specific people from video being shot. This technology instantly teleports performers on stage to another location! Make sure you catch this unprecedented experience.

    The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay Presenting Partners and
    Prefecture Task Force are proud to bring you a stage program rich in local flavor.

    CAST MEMBER

    COMING SOON

  • 2Torchbearer Supporters Program
    Torchbearers will carry the torch onto the stage and then perform the lighting ceremony. The venue will come alive with a futuristic performance celebrating the torchbearers in a unique fusion of art and technology.

    Celebrating the torchbearers with Swarm communication technology

    Celebrating the torchbearers with Swarm communication technology
    NTT's Swarm communication technology will connect a swarm of display bots to create a kaleidoscopic vision of constantly changing shapes and images – in real time. Stay tuned for the stage production Stream of Hope, designed jointly with a world-class media art research studio.* *Ars Electronica Futurelab(Based at the Ars Electronica Center in Linz, Austria, the group has engaged in media-art-related research, education, and social activities since it opened.)

    Hovering video balls

    Hovering video ball
    Advanced technology controls the hovering video balls, simultaneously coordinating movement and video to produce a unique spatial performance. Each video ball itself is made of concentric LED rings that spin at high speed to create a unique "afterimage" effect.
  • 3Experience and Exhibition Program
    NTT Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay experience and exhibition program
    Packed with activities and events using cutting-edge telecommunication technologies.
    Experience and Exhibition Program Experience and Exhibition Program
    • Torch commemorative photo corner: Kirari! Version

      Torch commemorative photo corner: Kirari! Version

      Enjoy a super-immersive experience of passing the torch on to the hologram of Kei Nishikori, with the communication technology Kirari!, which makes people appear as if they have been teleported to another location.
    • Torch commemorative photo corner: optical illusion

      Torch commemorative photo corner: optical illusion

      With light projection creating phantasmagoric optical illusions such as still images that appear to move, you can perform your own Torch Kiss with a hyper-realistic Kei Nishikori!
    • Torch commemorative photo corner: kabuki version

      Torch commemorative photo corner: kabuki version

      Traditional Japanese culture!
      Transform yourself into a kabuki actor!
      Pick up a sample pattern for kabuki stage makeup―the system will recognize it in real-time and apply it to your face. After transforming into a traditional Japanese kabuki actor, take a commemorative photo with the torch.
    • VR experience

      VR experience

      Feel what it's like to be an Olympic athlete!
      Immerse yourself in a virtual-reality world as you dash as fast as you can across the Olympic Stadium.

    Adding to the NTT Experience,
    the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games,
    Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay Prefecture Task Force and Tokyo 2020
    Olympic Torch Relay Partners will present an Experience &
    Exhibition booth to bring extra fun and excitement to the Torch Relay.

Our responses to the new coronavirus
We are currently preparing for the event, watching the developing situation of the new coronavirus infection and collecting latest information. We will watch further developments and ensure responses for the event through discussions with the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Osaka Organising Committee.
We appreciate your kind understanding.