TOKYO - Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will host a photographic exhibition celebrating athletes from around the world entitled “Athletes Competing in the Global Arena – Sports News Photograph Exhibition 2018” in cooperation with The Mainichi Newspapers Co., Ltd., The Sports Nippon Newspapers Co., Ltd., Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co., Ltd. and ITO EN, Ltd. from August 7 (Tuesday) to October 1 (Monday), 2018. This exhibition will display some 40 photographs taken by The Mainichi Newspapers and The Sports Nippon Newspapers photographers of various sporting events, including those of Japanese athletes who performed extremely well in the global winter sports and para-sports events in 2018. This complimentary exhibition will held in the lobby of our Hotel for the enjoyment of our guests.
This “Sports News Photograph Exhibition” has been held annually to support both Japanese and international athletes by focusing attention upon their performances through news photographs. Also, this exhibition is a precursor to a number of the world’s most widely recognized global sporting events scheduled to be held within Japan in the coming years. This year marks the fifth time that this Exhibition is held and the photographs displayed capture precious and rare glimpses of athletes in action competing in various global sports events.
Co-Hosts: The Mainichi Newspapers Co., Ltd. and The Sports Nippon Newspapers Co., Ltd
Co-Sponsors: Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co., Ltd. and ITO EN, Ltd.
Dates: August 7 (Tuesday) to October 1 (Monday), 2018
*Exhibition concludes at 3:00p.m. on the final day
Venue: 2nd Floor Corridor area in front of Main Bar “Brillant”, 3rd Floor South Tower Lobby
(Upper left) First placed Japanese skater Nao Kodaira consoling second placed South Korean skater Lee Sang-Hwa in the women’s 500 meter speed skating event of the 2018 Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang, taken by Junichi Sasaki in February 2018.
(Lower left) Gold medal winner of the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games men’s snowboard banked slalom competition Gurimu Narita, taken by Yuki Miyatake in March 2018.
(Upper right) Hanyu Yuzuru expresses his excitement over his gold medal winning performance in the free style figure skating event of the 2018 Winter Olympics, taken by Junichi Sasaki in February 2018.
(Lower right) Japanese athlete Mima Ito expresses her jubilation over winning the women’s singles event of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour Japan Open, taken by Noriko Tokuno in June 2018
For Exhibition Information: +81-3-5322-8061 (Lobby Gallery Direct)
Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo, located in Shinjuku at the very heart of the nation's capital Tokyo, is one of Japan's leading international hotels. Our hotel boasts of over 15 restaurants and bars, and we host a wide range of local and international guests who visit us for our welcoming facilities, warm hospitality and unique services that allow them to experience Japanese culture, including ourwedding kimono fitting experience, tea ceremony, ikebana experience and many others. For more information about our facilities and services, please visit our website, YouTube, Facebook or Instagram.
Contacts: Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo, Public Relations Manager
Keiko Kawashima, +81-3-5322-8010 firstname.lastname@example.org