Sophia University 110th anniversary Balloon Release Ceremony

Date and TimeWednesday, 4th October 2023 12:45PM Friday, 6th October 2023 12:45PM
Location:Yotsuya Campus Bldg. no.1 S-TERRASSE

No need to apply in advance.
If you wish to participate, please come directly to the front of S-TERRASSE.

Depending on the weather, there is a possibility of postponing to the same time on October 6th. We will notify on Loyola.

We would like to celebrate our 110th anniversary and preserve this special occasion in your memories and on video.
We will use a drone to film the balloon release ceremony around the statue of our first president, Father Hermann Hoffmann.
Let’s look back to our roots with students and faculty members and share in Sophia’s new history together!
No need to apply in advance. We look forward to your participation!

We will follow the guidelines set by the Japan Balloon Association under the guidance of experts, and we use balloons made of 100% naturally degradable latex material and water-soluble paper strings, giving full consideration to the environment and wildlife.
The balloons to be used are environmentally friendly, and break up into pieces after ascending to an altitud e of 8,000 meters, and decompose in sunlight or by microorganisms.

Inquiry Contact : Bureau of Student Affairs, Sophia University