Dezome-shiki | Acrobatic New Year's performance by firefighters | Jan.6.2019

Organized by the Tokyo Fire Department, this is an event held to pray for a safe year.


Organized by the Tokyo Fire Department, this is an event held to pray for a safe year. Although similar events are held throughout Japan, the spectacular New Year's Parade of Firemen has over 100 fire engines and helicopters participating, along with as large-scale fire-fighting and emergency drills. (textual quotation from JNTO website) 

Dezome-shiki  (Acrobatic New Year's performance by firefighters)
出初式

Date: January 6th(Sun) 2019
Location : Tokyo Big Sight (East-side Reclaimed land), Odaiba, Tokyo

About Dezome-shiki in English by Japan National Tourism Organization
https://www.japan.travel/en/spot/373/

YouTube by Drift Ryo http://youtu.be/vFj8jQf59Ho

Standing area available up to 2000 people. First come, first served. Tickets will be handed out at the Tokyo Big Sight East Hall No.6 shown in this map (The red circle) http://www.tfd.metro.tokyo.jp/inf/h30/09/dezome/data/dezome_ticket_haifu_map.pdf

Schedule
Open at 8:00AM
Start at 9:30 AM
Closing: 11: 50AM

Information by Tokyo Fire Department (in Japanese)
http://www.tfd.metro.tokyo.jp/inf/h30/09/dezome/dezome.html

Getting there
7-min walk from Kokusaitenjijo Station 国際展示場駅 of Rinkai-sen Line りんかい線
10-min walk from Kokusaitenjijo-seimon Station 国際展示場正門駅 or Ariake Station 有明駅 of Yurikamome Line ゆりかもめ

Tokyo Big Sight http://www.bigsight.jp/english/