Olympic Day in Japan
Thousands of people joined together in Tokyo to celebrate Olympic Day and commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games on June 23, 1894. Celebrations reached fever pitch through the day, as events were held across the city which illustrated Japan’s unmatched passion for sport and its desire to promote the Olympic Values of Excellence, Friendship and Respect.
Thousands of young people joined their families to enjoy a special evening at the Olympic Concert, performed by the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra. The event brought together music, culture and sport in celebration of the Olympic Movement, with special guests and London 2012 medallists including Tokyo 2020 Bid Ambassadors Saori Yoshida, Hiromi Miyake and Takayuki Suzuki.http://en.olympic.cn/sport_for/olympic_day_run/2013-06-26/2247424.html