Closing ceremony

The World Masters Games 2021 Kansai has been postponed due to the COVID-19, but we have decided on the new Games name and new session period as follows.
New session period: 17 days from Friday, May 14, 2027 to Sunday, May 30, 2027
New Games name: World Masters Games 2027 Kansai Japan
We are currently making preparations and adjustments for the Games, and plan to announce the competition guidelines in the fall of 2025 and begin accepting entries in the spring of 2026.
Please note that the followings are the information before the postponement was confirmed.

Closing ceremony

World Masters Games 2021 Kansai will be the first World Masters Games to be held in Asia and over a wide area. An important part of the Games is the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Based on the Games theme of "The Blooming of Sport for Life," the ceremonies will aim to show the world Japanese culture and traditions and the best of the Kansai Region. It will be a ceremony for lifetime sports inspiring dreams for the next generation.


To the future. Together.
Creation of a Osaka-Kansai Closing Ceremony.

The World Masters Games 2021 Kansai Closing Ceremony is not the end, but the beginning.
Memories of Kansai and the bonds created during the Games will be solidified during a fun and memorable closing ceremony and will be connected to all future competitions.


Osaka-Kansai and Beyond

Past Closing Ceremonies

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Closing Ceremony Overview

Venue MARUZEN INTEC ARENA OSAKA(Osaka Municipal Central Gymnasium)
Date and Time Sunday, 29th May, 2022
Expected Number of Participants 10,000


Information for Accommodation


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