Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Design Fest at Tokyo Big Sight May 17-18, 2008

(Image borrowed from Design Festa web page.)

Design Festa, Asia’s biggest international art event, will be held for the 27th time in Japan at Tokyo Big Sight on May 17 and 18. The event, which started in 1994 and is held twice a year, is expected to attract more than 50,000 visitors from 69 countries, organizers said.

Artists from Asia, Africa, Europe, North and South America will be exhibiting their works. Members of the public will be able to purchase artworks as well as meet artists of all persuasions, said organizers, adding that some 7,000 artists will occupy 2,600 booths. Design Festa will also feature outdoor and indoor stage performances, visual art, film exhibitions and workshops.

Admisasion is 800 yen per day or 1,500 yen for both days, in advance, or 1,000 yen at the door per day or 1,800 yen for two days.
(From Japan Today, 5/6/08)

For further information, visit http://www.designfesta.com.

Lots of potential for visual projects...

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