Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony: What we know, who’s going and who’s notJuly 23 . 2021
Marco Balich, a former opening ceremonies executive producer and now a senior advisor to the Tokyo ceremony, told Reuters that Friday’s event will be a “sobering” ceremony.
“Nevertheless with beautiful Japanese aesthetics. Very Japanese but also in sync with the sentiment of today, the reality,” said Balich, who was in charge of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.