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Encouraging the Freedom of Creative Expression

Design Festa is a celebration of the arts at which anyone,regardless of age, nationality, talents or language can exhibit.

Serving as a platform for over 12,000 artists, designers, musicians, actors and more twice a year since its inception in 1994, Design Festa welcomes professionals and amateurs alike.

The single largest art festival in Asia, the combination of performances, international cuisine, artistic expression, enrichment, diversity and passion found at Design Festa is like that of no where else on earth.

Exhibit Forms

We offer 5 exhibition areas, all of which serve a great places for art.

Regular Lighting Booth Area

Our most popular area, perfect for the display and sale of accessories, artworks, figurines, or whatever else you desire! We offer a range of sizes, starting from 1.8m x 0.9m 1.62㎡ ( about 1 tatami mat) to 2.4m x 2.4m 5.76㎡ (about 3.5 tatami mats).

Date Event Registration
November 10th and 11th, 2018 Design Festa vol.48 Event Over.
May 18th and 19th, 2019 Design Festa vol.49 Application open Wednesday, November 28, 2018 (12: 00).
※Coming Soon
August 3th and 4th, 2019 Design Festa SUMMER 2019 Application opens Monday, December 17, 2018 (12:00).

Low Light Booth Area

This area is the same as the normal booth area, but with dimmed lighting, making it perfect for exhibitions that use lights to set the atmosphere or artworks that glow. The sizes offered are the same as the normal booth area, ranging from 1.8m x 0.9m 1.62㎡( about 1 tatami mat) to 2.4m x 2.4m 5.76㎡(about 3.5 tatami mats).

Date Event Registration
November 10th and 11th, 2018 Design Festa vol.48 Event Over.
May 18th and 19th, 2019 Design Festa vol.49 Application opens Wednesday, November 28, 2018 (12: 00).
※Coming Soon
August 3th and 4th, 2019 Design Festa SUMMER 2019 Low Light Booth Area unavailable

Workshop Area

An area dedicated to interactive workshops.
In the 1.8m x 2m (about 2.2 tatami mats) space provided, exhibitors can create workshops that allow Design Festa attendees to create their own works of art, making it popular with children and adults alike.
While you can also exhibit and sell artworks here, you must hold a workshop in this area.

Date Event Registration
November 10th and 11th, 2018 Design Festa vol.48 Event Over.
May 18th and 19th 2019 Design Festa vol.49 Application opens Wednesday, November 28, 2018 (12: 00).
※It is currently in preparation
August 3th and 4th 2019 Design Festa SUMMER 2019 Application opens Monday December 17, 2018 (12:00).

Live Painting

In this area, artists create works of art on large canvases in full view of Design Festa attendees. A trademark of Design Festa, these paintings decorate the event space and make Design Festa the colorful event it is! We offer two sizes for our live paintings, the standard Live Painting (Height 2.1m x Width 3.6m) and our Super Sized Live Painting (Height 3.6m x Width 8m).
You may also sell artworks alongside your live painting.

Date Event Registration
November 10th and 11th, 2018 Design Festa vol.48 Event Over.
May 18th and 19th 2019 Design Festa vol.49 Event Over.
August 3th and 4th 2019 Design Festa SUMMER 2019 Application opens December 17, 2018 (Monday) 12:00.
※Super Size Live Painting unavailable.

Show Space

One of Design Festa’s most popular attractions features a stage where music bands, dance numbers, and fashion shows are held.

Date Event Registration
November 10th and 11th, 2018 Design Festa vol.48 Event Over.
May 18th and 19th 2019 Design Festa vol.49 Application will begin from 12:00 on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.
※It is currently in preparation
Audust 3th and 4th 2019 Design Festa SUMMER 2019 Show Stage unavailable.

Performance Area

A new 3m x 5m space located outside designed for acoustic music and other types of performances.

Date Event Registration
November 10th and 11th, 2018 Design Festa vol.48 Event Over.
May 18th and 19th 2019 Design Festa vol.49 Application opens 12:00 on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.
※Coming Soon
August 3th and 4th 2019 Design Festa SUMMER 2019 Application opens December 17, 2018 (Monday) 12:00.

Food Area

Sell your culinary creations as a café or food truck to the hungry patrons of Design Festa! In this area it’s not uncommon to see long lines of people waiting to sample sweets and other delectable foods.

Date Event Registration
November 10th and 11th, 2018 Design Festa vol.48 Event Over.
May 18th and 19th 2019 Design Festa vol.49 Application opens 12:00 on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.
August 3th and 4th 2019 Design Festa SUMMER 2019 Application opens December 17, 2018 (Monday) 12:00.