Dear Foreign Runners participating in the Tokyo Marathon,
Welcome to Japan!
Why not join us at a Friendship Exchange Party after the Tokyo Marathon held in cooperation with Japan Society for International Exchange in sports (JSIE) & the Running-Club-to-the-Ends-of-the-world with World Runner, Shin?
The Party, planned by Japanese fun runners, will be a very casual and friendly party aimed to add another great memory to you stay in Japan.
We hope to see you at the party, and until then, keep on running!
Ginza Classic Hall
Ginza Lion Bldg. 6th Floor
7-9-20 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
TEL : 03-3573-5355
2 min. walk from Ginza Sta. A3 Exit
8 min. walk from JR Yurakucho Sta., 8 min. walk from JR Shimbashi Sta.
¥5,000 per person
Buffet 12 dishes & Drinks (Beer, Wine, Japanese Wine, Soft Drink etc.)
|18:30pm –||Welcome from the committee of the 2017 Int'l Friendship Party|
|18:35pm –||Speech from Guests etc.|
|18:40pm –||Buffet of International food and drinks and time to interact with new friends!|
|19:20pm –||Traditional Folk-Performing Arts : Shishi-Odori (Deer Dance)
Shishi-Odori, or Deer Dance, is performed in various parts of Iwate.
There are various stories concerning the origin of the dance, such as; that it was to pray for a deer that was killed; that it imitated the movement of wild deer; that it was a ritual associated with Kasuga Taisha Shrine in Nara etc.
The main feature of this dance is that each performer plays three roles; beating drums, singing songs, and dancing while wearing an elaborate fifteen kilogram deer costume.
|19:50pm –||"Time to Mingle" (Continue interaction)
International visitors introduce themselves, the other attendants discuss with fellow runners and friends.
Registrations & Inquiry for foreigners are available on the JSIE website.
If at any point you need further help, don't hesitate to contact us :