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Hakkiyoi KITTE (KITTE Grand Sumo Tournament)

Hakkiyoi KITTE

© JP tower KITTE

Grand Sumo will come to KITTE again this year!

In the recent Grand Sumo boom, the popular event “Hakkiyoi KITTE” which was held for the first time in 2015 will be held again this year.
A genuine sumo ring appears in the KITTE 1F atrium, and the “Grand Sumo Exhibition 2017” is held. In addition to various exhibitions related to sumo wrestling, such as Kesho-mawashi (ornamental apron) and bag of the same weight as sumo wrestler, the popular “Sumo shooting camera” which can take a wrestler-like picture with the ring name of sumo wrestler is set up.

Hakkiyoi KITTE

“Sumo shooting camera”

At the “KITTE Grand Sumo Tournament” to be held on the last day, you can enjoy the Dohyo-iri (ring entering ceremony) and matches by the active Makuuchi wrestlers up close.

Hakkiyoi KITTE

Makuuchi Dohyo-iri (ring entering ceremony) *Image of the past

Hakkiyoi KITTE

Matches by the active Makuuchi wrestlers *Image of the past

Details

Event Name Hakkiyoi KITTE (KITTE Grand Sumo Tournament)
Venue KITTE
Dates August 20, 2017 – August 27, 2017
Note “KITTE Grand Sumo Tournament” is free to watch standing at 3F – 5F.
For the 1F seating and the 2nd floor viewing, you need a ticket given at “KITTE Summer Big Draw”. If you shop at KITTE during the period from August 1 to 18, you can participate in a draw once every 2,000 yen (tax included). Receipt can not be combined. It is necessary to exceed 2,000 yen with one receipt.
Several shops in the hall are out of the service, so please check at shopping time.
<Drawing period>August 11 to 18 (12:00 – 18:00)
<Drawing venue>Passage next to the 5F escalator
Open Hours 【KITTE Grand Sumo Tournament】
August 27
Part 1 / 12:00-14:00
Jinku (sumo folk songs), Shokkiri (comic sumo), talk show etc.
Part 2 / 14:30-16:30
Makuuchi Dohyo-iri (ring entering ceremony), Yokozuna Dohyo-iri, Makuuchi Matches etc.
【Grand Sumo Exhibition 2017】
11:00-21:00 (August 20 – 26)
Admission Admission Free
Address 2-7-2 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Contact 03-3216-2811
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