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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).

Dates Event Registration
August 4 and 5, 2018 Design Festa SUMMER 2018 Event Over.

※in preparation
November 10th and 11th, 2018 Design Festa vol.48 Currently Accepting Waitlist Applications
Scheduled for May 2019 Design Festa vol.49 Details will be informed after the design festa vol.48 is over.

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
August 4 and 5, 2018 Design Festa SUMMER 2018 Event Over.

※in preparation
November 10th and 11th, 2018 Design Festa vol.48 Currently Accepting Waitlist Applications
Scheduled for May 2019 Design Festa vol.49 Details will be informed after the design festa vol.48 is over.

My Spot Area

A new area designed for installations.
Depending on the size of the artwork, space can be add in units of 1㎡.

Date Event Registration
August 4th and 5th, 2018 Design Festa SUMMER 2018 Event Over.

※in preparation
November 10th and 11th, 2018 Design Festa vol.48 My Spot not available
Scheduled for May 2019 Design Festa vol.49 My Spot not available

Campus Booth

A new booth where schools can exhibit student artwork and introduce their various art related activities to prospective students and Design Festa attendees! A great way for prospective students to get a feel of the campus and its curriculum.

Date Event Registration
August 4th and 5th, 2018 Design Festa SUMMER 2018 Event Over.

※in preparation
November 10th and 11th, 2018 Design Festa vol.48 Campus Booth not Available
Scheduled for May 2019 Design Festa vol.49 Campus Booth not Available

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
August 4th and 5th, 2018 Design Festa SUMMER 2018 Event Over.

※in preparation
November 10th and 11th, 2018 Design Festa vol.48 Currently Accepting Waitlist Applications
Scheduled for May 2019 Design Festa vol.49 Details will be informed after the design festa vol.48 is over.

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
August 4th and 5th, 2018 Design Festa SUMMER 2018 Event Over.

※in preparation
November 10th and 11th, 2018 Design Festa vol.48 Live Painting Area: Currently Accepting Waitlist Applications
Super Size Live Painting: Applications due August 31st.
Scheduled for May 2019 Design Festa vol.49 Details will be informed after the design festa vol.48 is over.

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
August 4th and 5th, 2018 Design Festa SUMMER 2018 Event Over.

※in preparation
November 10th and 11th, 2018 Design Festa vol.48 Applications due August 31st
Scheduled for May 2019 Design Festa vol.49 Details will be informed after the design festa vol.48 is over.

Performance Area

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

Date Event Registration
August 4 and 5, 2018 Design Festa SUMMER 2018 Event Over.

※in preparation
November 10th and 11th, 2018 Design Festa vol.48 Applications due August 31st
Scheduled for May 2019 Design Festa vol.49 Details will be informed after the design festa vol.48 is over.

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
August 4th and 5th, 2018 Design Festa SUMMER 2018 Event Over.

※in preparation
November 10th and 11th, 2018 Design Festa vol.48 We are closed for recruitment.
Scheduled for May 2019 Design Festa vol.49 Details will be informed after the design festa vol.48 is over.