TOKYO 2020 Share The Passion - Bring your support from around the world to Tokyo

© Tokyo 2020 / Uta MUKUO
The world changed completely in 2020.
Many restrictions were imposed, and the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 were postponed a year for the first time in the history of the Games.
To ensure a safe and secure Games, a decision was made that international spectators will not be able to enter Japan in time for the tournament.
Despite such circumstances, we hope that athletes can display their best performance and we all look forward to seeing them compete.
What we can do on our part is to create an environment where athletes can concentrate on their competition with peace of mind.
However, athletes need more than that to be truly inspired and motivated.
They need the support and cheers from all of you to help them push harder and stretch their limits.
Even if people can’t watch them at the competition venues, the world can connect and share their passion.
We therefore look forward to delivering your messages of support and cheers to athletes at the Olympic and Paralympic venues.

How to Participate

Follow the three steps below to send your message of support via social media and see them broadcast inside Tokyo 2020 competition venues
Step 1

Select your preferred form of support message.

Step 2

Read and follow instructions carefully to create your support message in the form of your choice (i.e., a video clip or text message).

Step 3

Post your support message on social media with designated #hashtag(s).
*Post your message on a public account.

∗Before participating in this project, please read the Terms of Participation via the link below and provide consent for the social media account you will be using for this project.

Select your form of support message

Select the form of support message you wish to use from the three options below.
Your support from around the world will be sent to the Tokyo 2020 Games athletes.

To post a video clip
of the 2020beat

Post on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or TikTok!

Film and post a video clip of yourself clapping, dancing, or performing in tune with the 2020beat as part of the “Make The Beat!” Project

  1. Listen to the sound via the link below.
  2. Create a roughly 15-second video clip of yourself clapping, dancing, or performing in any other way in tune with the 2020beat
  3. Post the video clip on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or TikTok with the hashtag #2020beat (or “#2020ビート”).

∗Post your message on a public account.
∗Before participating in this project, please read the Terms of Participation carefully via the link below and provide consent for the social media account you will be using for this project.

Clapping the 2020Beat!

Reference video

Listen to the 2020beat Learn more about the Make The Beat! project.

To post an original video clip

Post on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter!

Film and post your original video clip to send your support to athletes!

  1. Film your original video clip, which should be no longer than 30 seconds.
  2. Post the video clip on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter with the hashtag #DearAthletes.

∗Post your message on a public account.
∗Before participating in this project, please read the Terms of Participation carefully via the link below and provide consent in the social media account you will be using for this project.

Examples of messages to be included in your video clip
  • “XX (name of athlete), go for the gold medal!”
  • “Team XXX (name of country), we’re cheering you on!”

There are no restrictions as to whom or what you root for in the video clip. You can direct your support message to the entire Olympic and Paralympic Games, athletes of a specific sport, a specific sport, or a specific athlete, among others.

Instructions

*You are free to use any camera angle and feature any number of people, in any size.

*Avoid wearing clothes or accessories bearing any company/brand logo or character. Also make sure that no specific product, signage, logo, or the like can be seen in the background.

*If you have expressed support for a specific county or athlete in your video, post your video clip with the hashtag of the relevant three-letter country code. For example, if you are supporting Japan, the hashtag #JPN should be used. Refer to the list of three-letter country codes that correspond to each country via the link below.

See the list of three-letter country codes (PDF 0.08MB)

Your video clips will be played on screens at competition venues as shown below.

*We will select videos from your submissions and display them on the video board in the venue.

Open Twitter > Open Instagram >

To post a text message

Post on Twitter!

Post a text message to send your passionate support to athletes!

  1. Post a text message within 280 characters or Unicode glyphs (140 characters in Japanese) on Twitter to support athletes.
  2. Post your message with the hashtag #DearAthletes.

∗Post your support message on a public account.
∗If you have expressed support for a specific county or athlete in your Tweet message, post your Tweet with the hashtag of the relevant three-letter country code. For example, if you are supporting Japan, the hashtag #JPN should be used. Refer to the list of three-letter country codes that correspond to each country via the link below.

See the list of three-letter country codes (PDF 0.08MB)

∗Before participating in this project, please read the Terms of Participation carefully via the link below and provide consent in the social media account you will be using for this project.

Open Twitter >