Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL (Japan) > Grant Applications

Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture) announces that the applications for the 2nd Term of the FY2019 Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL Grant opened on 1 July, 2019.

Arts Council Tokyo (ACT) and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government are carrying out the Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL which is an initiative that will see a variety of cultural programs unfold in the run-up to the Tokyo2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, promoting Tokyo’s appeal as a city of arts and culture.

As part of this effort, Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL Grant will provide support to variety of projects delivered by cultural/artistic organizations to enrich the Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL program line-up. The selected projects will be awarded maximum 20 million JPY and be part of the official programs of the Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL.

One of the 4 categories “Overseas Artistic Creation in Tokyo” will provide support to projects in Tokyo that encourage creation of new art (including collaborative work) by artists residing abroad as well as overseas artists. This category intends to bring opportunities for the citizens of Tokyo to experience new and diverse works of art from around the world. Applications should be made in Japanese by organizations based (have an address) in Japan thus overseas organizations are required to collaborate with local partners. Individuals are ineligible. 

Deadline: 31 August 2019

Find all details online (including the guidelines)