『東京レインボープライド2020』開催中止のお知らせ(Notice for Cancellation of Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2020)








We are sad to announce that Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2020, which was scheduled over 25 April 2020 to 6 May 2020, will be canceled to prevent the spread of the new corona virus.

We have been examining all possibilities for the event, but at this time there are no prospects that infections in Japan and abroad will cease in the near future. As a result, giving consideration to the health and safety of all participants, we have made the decision to cancel the event due to the risks involved. As delaying the decision further will cause inconvenience to various stakeholders, we made the decision to announce the cancellation earlier than the originally planned 25 March.

We sincerely apologize to all those who have been looking forward to or have been preparing for the event.

While this is an unfortunate result in spite of the year-long preparations which have been made along with the cooperation of a wide range of supporters, we ask for your understanding in this matter.
We look forward to the day in which the infection has subsided and we can all gather once more.

19 March 2020
Co-Chair, Board of Directors / Executive Committee
Fumino Sugiyama
Natsumi Yamada

* Regarding Pride Week
While Pride Week has been run annually from 2013 with the idea of "Turning Golden Week into Pride Week!", this is simply a concept, and not something owned by this organization. Thus, while events hosted by our organization during this period will be cancelled, we do not take responsibility for events run by other organizations or individuals. As in previous years, our organization will continue to promote events we are informed of via our website. Further details will be announced on our website shortly.