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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 15,000 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.

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Exhibit Forms

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

When applying for Design Festa vol.54

#Please be sure to wear a mask in the venue.

-All people are required to wear masks during event.

-If you do not obey the rule of the prevent the spread of COVID-19, Design Festa has rights to ask you leave. In this case, it can not to refund the exhibition fee.

#The rule of entering the venue.

-If your temperature is 37.5℃/100.0℉ or higher, we will not allow your entrance.

-We will take precautionary measures by limiting the number of visitors who can safely enter the venue.

#About the registration form

-Please note we will require each guest to fill out the registration form before enter the event. We will not allow your entrance without registration. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

-For more information about “the registration form(連絡先登録フォーム)”, we will introduce it in {Design Festa vol.54 Exhibitor Newsletter} by email and also on our website.


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).

DateEvent TitleRegistration
May 29th and 30th, 2021Design Festa vol.53The event is over.
Nov 13th and 14th, 2021Design Festa vol.54Application period: From Aug 10th, 2021 (Tue) at 12pm JST to Aug 24th, 2021 (Tue) at 7pm JST.
Second application period : From Aug 25th JST
The random selection lottery will be hold anytime, and the results of the lottery will be sent by email.

Low-Light Area

This area is the same as the normal booth area, but with low 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 1.8m × 1.8m 3.24㎡(about 2 tatami mats).

DateEvent TitleRegistration
May 29th and 30th, 2021Design Festa vol.53The event is over.
Nov 13th and 14th, 2021Design Festa vol.54Application period: From Aug 10th, 2021 (Tue) at 12pm JST to Aug 24th, 2021 (Tue) at 7pm JST.
Second application period : From Aug 25th JST
The random selection lottery will be hold anytime, and the results of the lottery will be sent by email.

Workshop Area (Special 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.

DateEvent TitleRegistration
May 29th and 30th, 2021Design Festa vol.53The event is over.
Nov 13th and 14th, 2021Design Festa vol.54Application period: From Aug 10th, 2021 (Tue) at 12pm JST to Aug 24th, 2021 (Tue) at 7pm JST.
Second application period : From Aug 25th JST
The random selection lottery will be hold anytime, and the results of the lottery will be sent by email.

Live Painting (Special Area)

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.

DateEvent TitleRegistration
May 29th and 30th, 2021Design Festa vol.53The event is over.
Nov 13th and 14th, 2021Design Festa vol.54Application period: From Aug 10th, 2021 (Tue) at 12pm JST to Aug 24th, 2021 (Tue) at 7pm JST.
Second application period : From Aug 25th JST
The random selection lottery will be hold anytime, and the results of the lottery will be sent by email.

Show Stage

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

DateEvent TitleRegistration
May 29th and 30th, 2021Design Festa vol.53The event is over.
Nov 13th and 14th, 2021Design Festa vol.54Application period: From Aug 10th, 2021 (Tue) at 12pm JST to Aug 24th, 2021 (Tue) at 7pm JST.

Performance Area

A 3mx5m space located outside designed for acoustic music and other types of performances at “Tokyo Big Sight west exhibition halls.“

DateEvent TitleRegistration
May 29th and 30th, 2021Design Festa vol.53The event is over.
Nov 13th and 14th, 2021Design Festa vol.54Application period: From Aug 10th, 2021 (Tue) at 12pm JST to Aug 24th, 2021 (Tue) at 7pm JST.
Second application period : From Aug 25th JST
The random selection lottery will be hold anytime, and the results of the lottery will be sent by email.

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.

DateEvent TitleRegistration
May 29th and 30th, 2021Design Festa vol.53The event is over.
Nov 13th and 14th, 2021Design Festa vol.54Application period: From Aug 10th, 2021 (Tue) at 12pm JST to Aug 24th, 2021 (Tue) at 7pm JST.
Second application period : From Aug 25th JST to Sep 1th(Wed)7pm.