Mezamashi TV x True Colors Festival Special LIVESix world-renowned artists with disabilities to appear in virtual performances during Tokyo Paralympics
“True Colors Festival Special Live,” featuring six talented artists with disabilities who have performed around the world, will be held during the Tokyo Paralympics as part of Fuji Television’s “THE ODAIBA 2021 Virtual Adventure Island” summer event. The virtual performances will also be featured on Fuji TV’s morning news program “Mezamashi TV.”
Each artist will perform for 15 minutes at 12:00 on one of six days during August 26-31, 2021, with rebroadcasts at 18:00 and 20:00 (Japan Standard Time), as follows:
|Aug. 26 (Thursday)||ILL-Abilities||Seven-member dance group from six countries|
|Aug. 27 (Friday)||Kohshi Kishita||Japanese singer-songwriter who lost his eyesight at one month of age|
|Aug. 28 (Saturday)||Johnatha Bastos||Pianist and guitarist born without arms, who performed at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games|
|Aug. 29 (Sunday)||Mandy Harvey||Deaf finalist on “America’s Got Talent”|
|Aug. 30 (Monday)||Alvin Law||Drummer without arms who appeared in a trailer for the 2016 Paralympic Games|
|Aug. 31 (Tuesday)||Viktoria Modesta||Model and pop star who uses a prosthetic leg|
The performances can be viewed by downloading Fuji TV’s “THE ODAIBA 2021 Virtual Adventure Island” app. The app is only available in Japanese, but an English guide to using the app to view the performances can be found on the True Colors Festival website.
For more information, including instructions in English for accessing the performances, please visit the True Colors Festival website.
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