JAPAN DAY@CENTRAL PARK 2017: Accepting applications open

Japan Day @ Central Park 2017
Accepting submissions/applications for
 Japan Day Art Contest 
☆ Stage Performers 
☆ Activity & Food Tent Organizers 

<6th Annual Japan Day Art Contest>

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Japan Day @ Central Park is now preparing for Japan Day 2017, to be held at Central Park in May 2017.

Today we are thrilled to announce our 6th Annual “Japan Day Art Contest.” The winning artwork will become the official image of Japan Day @ Central Park 2017 and will be used for our official poster, program, flyer and T-shirts. The grand prize winner will also receive a pair of round-trip Economy Class tickets to Japan, provided by ANA.

In addition, several artists will receive honorable mentions.

The grand prize winner and all honorable mention winners will each receive a digital camera provided by Nikon Inc. Moreover, their artwork will be displayed at an exhibition space on the 18th floor of the Consulate General of Japan in New York.

SPECIAL JUROR, SEBASTIAN MASUDA

This year, we are welcoming Mr. Sebastian Masuda as one of our jurors!! Sebastian has been active as an artist and art director,                   32801634-e6bf-4987-9bdd-698f65d8c3b4

been active as an artist and art director, contextualizing Harajuku and “kawaii” culture into his work. He will select a piece from the submitted work as the special “Sebastian Masuda Award”!!

All winners will be honored at an award ceremony on the day of the event. Please see next page for contest details. We look forward to your submission!!

DEADLINE
Sunday, January 15th, 2017  11:00PM (EST)

ANNOUNCEMENT
All winners will be announced in late March/early April, 2017. 

AWARDS

Grand Prize winner < Japan Day Official Artist 2017 >
・A pair of round-trip Economy Class tickets to Japan provided by ANA*
・Digital camera provided by Nikon Inc.

Special Juror: Sebastian Masuda Award
・Special goods signed by Sebastian
・Digital camera provided by Nikon Inc.

Honorable Mention winners
・Digital camera provided by Nikon Inc.

In addition to above, all winners’ artwork will be displayed at an exhibition space on the 18th floor of the Consulate General of Japan in New York.

*A pair of round-trip economy class tickets to Japan (JFK – Tokyo/Narita), exclusive of any applicable taxes and fees as well as travel expenses in Japan such as accommodations.

Click “SUBMIT” below for more information about Japan Day Art Contest!

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<Stage Performers & Tent Organizers>

Japan Day is currently seeking volunteers interested in participating in the event for the following categories. All the stage programs and food/activity tents are expected to be held at the Bandshell area in Central Park. Please note that not all applicants can be selected due to the space limitations of the venue, the event budget and the park regulations. Please see below for the details.

We very much look forward to receiving many applications and celebrating this 11th annual event together!

Click “STAGE PERFORMER” or “TENT ORGANIZER” below for more information.

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DEADLINE
Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 11:00PM (EST)

ANNOUNCEMENT
Selected Performers and Tent Organizers will be announced by late March/early April, 2017.

*Please be aware that not all applicants can be selected due to the space limitations of the venue, the event budget and the park regulations.

If you have any questions, please contact the Japan Day Project Liaison Office.

Email:  info@japandaynyc.org
Telephone:  212-398-7145 / Fax: 212-398-7146
Address:  1650 Broadway, Suite 1210, New York, NY 10019
Website:  www.japandaynyc.org

 

 

 

 

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