August Weekend Events in the Seisen Neighbourhood
Setagaya prepares to host Team USA and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Equestrian events.
We are only one year away from the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. There are many sports and cultural events planned in the city leading up to this global event.
Setagaya is the official Host Town of the US Olympic team. Their pre-olympic training camp will be help at Okura Sports Ground near Kinuta park in early July 2020.
Equestrian events for the Olympics and Paralympics will be held just down the street from Seisen at Baji Koen.
For the next two weekends there will be a number of summer festivals in the neighbourhood for families to enjoy.
August 24th & 25th (10AM to 4PM)
(Plaza in front of Baji-koen)
Setagaya has been a horse town since hosting the 1964 Olympic equestrian events.
Shoin Temple Street Festival
Sunday, August 25th (12:00 to 5:30 PM)
(Near Wakabayashi and Shoin-jinja stations)
Tokyo Big Bon-Odori Festival
Saturday, August 31st and Sunday September 1st (11AM to 8PM)
(Komazawa Park Central Plaza)
Our singers at Seisen had a fantastic weekend at the Kanto Plains Association of Secondary Schools (KPASS) Vocal Solo and Ensemble Competition.
Seisen performers once again took part in the Refugees International Japan Charity Concert at St. Mary's.
Tokyo Metropolitan Engei High School in an agricultural high school that sits on the grounds of what used to be Totoro Castle. You can visit this weekend.
Seisen International School received a mention about STEM and STEAM education in this recent article from ReLocate Global Magazine.
A new book with great relevance to Seisen looks at both girls education and international education.
The recent issue of Metropolis Magazine takes a walk near the Seisen neighbourhood to visit the Todoroki Valley.
Tickets on sale now for the 2019 St. Mary's and Seisen Fall Play.
See any of the cast and crew or the Main Office for tickets.
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