2017 September Grand Sumo Tournament
The Grand Sumo Tournament will return to the Ryogoku Kokugikan
Because the sumo boom has arrived, the Grand Sumo which is full every day in all the tournaments will come back to the Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Hall in September.
In the September tournament, attention will be focused on the Yokozuna Hakuho (白鵬) who won 2 consecutive tournaments and renewed the record of the greatest number of victories to 1,050 wins. In addition, it is expected that the recovery of Yokozuna Kakuryu (鶴竜) and the activities of Sekiwake Mitakeumi (御嶽海) aiming at Ozeki.
During the tournament period two days “Kimono day” service is offered. On September 11th and 18th, “Furoshiki” (Wrapping cloth / not for sale) will be gifted to the first 300 people who are wearing kimono. It starts distributing at 14:00 next to the official goods shop and ends when the stock runs out.
*Applicable to those who are wearing Kimono, Yukata, Jinbei and Samue. It does not apply when wearing Happi coat or just wearing Japanese style accessories.
|Event Name||2017 September Grand Sumo Tournament|
|Dates||September 10, 2017 – September 24, 2017|
|Note||【Estimated start time】
first day to 12th day / around 8:30
13th day to 15th day / around 10:30
【Estimated higher tournament start time】
Juryo entering ceremony / around 14:00
Makuuchi entering ceremony / around 15:30
*15th day (final day) is faster about 15 minutes.
*It is a rough guide, there is a possibility that some change.
|Open Hours||8:00 – 18:00|
|Admission||Please check the official website for more information about seat and admission fee.|
|Address||1-3-28 Yokoami Sumida-ku, Tokyo|