Performers put on a show before empty stands at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony on July 23. Photo: Reuters Performers put on a show before empty stands at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony on July 23. Photo: Reuters
Performers put on a show before empty stands at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony on July 23. Photo: Reuters
Peter Wynn Kirby
Opinion

Opinion

Peter Wynn Kirby

Tokyo 2020: how Japan could have avoided a karaoke Olympics

  • Instead of karaoke’s ‘empty orchestra’, the Tokyo Olympics have empty arenas. This might have been avoided had the Japanese government addressed the Covid-19 threat seriously

Performers put on a show before empty stands at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony on July 23. Photo: Reuters Performers put on a show before empty stands at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony on July 23. Photo: Reuters
Performers put on a show before empty stands at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony on July 23. Photo: Reuters
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