keio-plaza-hotel“The Joy of Sports Photography 2015” will be held from from September 1st to October 31st, 2015 at Keio Plaza Hotel in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The photographic exhibition of various top Japanese professional athletes taken by cameramen of the Mainichi Newspapers and Sports Nippon Newspapers will be on display in the public spaces of our hotel.

The exhibition that will be held for the second consecutive year will also commemorate the hard work of the athletes and the efforts of cameramen to catch special glimpses of athletes performing their sports. At the same time this particularly interesting photo exhibition is also held with the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympics in mind. The photographs will be displayed in the lobby and other public areas of our hotel to convey the joy and hard work of the athletes, and to gain support and understanding for them in various sporting events and to celebrate the fall season, Japan’s “season for sports.”

The Sumo exhibition will also provide easy explanations along with the photographs for overseas visitors to gain a better understanding of the sport. Keio Plaza Hotel will introduce photographs of the Grand Champion Sumo Wrestler Hakuho, who has achieved unprecedented results in the sport, and Teruno-fuji, who has scored his first win this year, to provide overseas guests and Japanese visitors tastes of Japan’s national sport.The photos also include the Japanese women’s soccer team at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015, the 2015 Australian Open Tennis Tournament, and other key sporting events.

Keio Plaza Hotel is located in Shinjuku at the very heart of the nation’s capital Tokyo, is one of Japan’s leading international hotels. The hotel has over 20 restaurants and bars, open and welcoming facilities, top notched services, and warm hospitality.