GRAND SUMO Highlights at Japan House London
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Follow the action and experience the excitement of the May 2022 Grand Sumo Tournament in Tokyo with a daily screening of NHK WORLD-JAPAN’s GRAND SUMO Highlights at Japan House London. Taking place 6 times a year, Grand Sumo Tournaments are held for 15 straight days and feature the top rikishi (wrestlers) competing in the ring for the prized Emperor’s Cup.
Broadcast in English by NHK WORLD-JAPAN, GRAND SUMO Highlights takes you ringside with play-by-play commentary on the day’s action and background information on the sport which originated in Japan and boasts a history of more than 1500 years.
About NHK WORLD-JAPAN
NHK WORLD-JAPAN is the international service of Japan's public media organization NHK (Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai). It provides the latest information on Japan and Asia through television, radio and online to a global audience. Focusing on the diversity of Japan and Asia’s culture, traditions and innovations, NHK WORLD-JAPAN also covers stories on business, cutting-edge technologies and creativity.