Ingredients for a great Japanese themed Olympics celebration? Fire up the grill to make South Korea's most popular dish - Bulgogi, or Korean Barbecue - for a sizzling Olympic celebration. Or, turn up the heat with traditional Spicy Korean Chicken Stir Fry.
Of course, don't forget another Korean favorite to wash it all down with - South Korea's most popular beers!
Plan your party for the opening ceremony, around a favorite Olympic event ... or for celebrating the colorful Olympic closing ceremony.
Add to the fun by having guests participate in party games. And, when the party is over, remember to give out the Olympic party favors to send all your guests home happy.
Also be sure to include a front cover
greeting, such as "Let the Games Begin!" or "You're Invited to the Official
Party of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics!" Remember to include the where, when, and other RSVP details.
TOKYO SUMMER OLYMPICS PARTY FOOD
What could be better than kicking off your Winter Olympic celebration with Korea's unofficial national dish - Bulgogi, or Korean Beef Barbecue?
Turn up the heat with another Korean favorite, Dak Galbi or Spicy Chicken Stir Fry make with Korean chili paste (which you can make according to taste: from mild and spicy to 5-alarm fire.) Add a vegetable stir fry, heaping bowls of rice or ramin noodles, and you have a table fit for the 2018 Winter Olympics!
Meanwhile, stock the bar with plenty of beer, (Hite and Cass brands are the two largest breweries in Korea) as well the most popular and traditional all-around refresher, Korean ginger tea.
For the kids, don't forget to serve bottled water, soda or sports drinks, or think nutritious juices and their favorite fruit drinks.
For dessert, wave the colors with a delicious Olympic ring cake or try this easy recipe for making scrumptious Olympic cookie rings.
Or, if you really want to score with young ones in attendance -- simply buy a box of plain donuts. Make a simple sugar frosting, then go to town with food coloring to make different frostings in the official colors of the Olympic rings.
To celebrate everything Japan, remember their official flag colors are red and white!
Browse a local art shop for posters with a Olympic sports posters, or Tokyo travel theme, or scour your closets for swimming gear, tennis rackets, or other summer sports gear you can use as decorations.
these Olympics party decorating tips:
a table centerpiece of flags from different countries to celebrate the Olympics as a truly international competition.
out and color 5 Olympic cardboard rings to hang from the ceiling,
or decorate with balloons in the official Olympic colors.
a rousing game of Name That Olympic Tune! (see Olympic Party Music,
above). For other fun group games, try a 2019 Winter Olympics trivia quiz, or arrange a scavenger
hunt to find Olympic Gold - such as chocolate candy wrapped
in gold foil.
guests home with goodie bags made up of Olympic sports posters
or Olympic music CD's, international flags or stickers, and
homemade spray-painted "gold medals".