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Tokyo: Dezome-shiki

New Year's event of the Tokyo Metropolitan Fire Brigade. A mass display of the high-tech fire-fighting equipments is held, and a thrilling acrobatics is demonstrated by Hikeshi, fire fighters of Edo Firemanship Preservation Association Incorporation.

Schedule & Key events:
9:20 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

Location: Tokyo Big Sight, Koto-ku, Tokyo

(1) Yurikamome Monorail Line to Kokusai-Tenjijo-Seimon Sta., and then walk 3 min. (2) Tokyo Rinkai Kosoku Railway Rinkai Line to Kokusai-Tenjijo Sta., and then walk 7 min.

Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.