WE ARE ALL, ONE WORLD Light up HOST TOWN Project

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have been postponed to year 2021.
Do you know about “Host Towns” that welcome and cheer on participating athletes from all over the world?

This website features Host Towns that are eager to connect with their respective counterpart countries and regions.

Your country may be involved in partnership with host towns in Japan.
Please join us to “Light Up” the connection together.

世界はもっとひとつになれる Light up HOST TOWN Project

What is Host Town

The Host Town Initiative aims to connect Japanese local towns with countries and regions taking part in the Tokyo Games which have been postponed to year 2021, and to have various exchanges in terms of sports, culture, economy, etc. Through their respective Host Towns, participating countries and regions can develop long-term relationship with Japanese local towns.

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世界はもっとひとつになれる Light up HOST TOWN Project

Video Messages
from Japanese Athletes

List of Videos

Video Messages
from Overseas
Athletes & Supporters

The videos are messages from athletes/supporters to the people of Host Towns. They are expressing their personal opinion and point of view.