Awaji Art Circus 2019 -Open Call for Performers, Awaji Art Circus Executive Committee


PLACE: Awaji Island, JAPAN
DATES: September 18 (Wed) - October 29 (Tues), 2019

1) Prize Money for Contest Winners: Winner artist will get 1 million JPY, runner-up will get 500,000 JPY, second runner-up will get 300,000 JPY.
2) Performance fee: 100,000 JPY for the whole period. This is the sum per person in case of a group.
3) Busking opportunity (except some venues and events which will be announced by the Organizer)
4) Transportation cost. We will cover your two-way economy class air ticket from your nearest airport to Kansai International Airport. 
5) Meals: Breakfast and dinner will be provided by the Organizer. In addition, all artists will be given 500 JPY/per day in cash as Lunch costs. 
6) Accommodation. Rooms for 3-4 people
7) Support staff
8) Traveler’s insurance

1) Perform (at the main venues, different events inside and outside Awaji Island, hotels, schools etc.): five days a week (2-3 times a day). 
2) Share information in social media. 
3) Participate in Grand Performance at Closing Ceremony which includes collaboration with local school, and in all related meetings and rehearsals.
4) Lead a Workshop. Participants will lead a workshop of their discipline for local people 
5) Participate in the meetings held by the Organizer.

To apply, you must meet all the following criteria:
◻ Open to artists of all performing arts genres such as: street performance, bodily expression, musical instrument performance, singing, live painting, dance, different circus disciplines
◻ Non-Japanese citizens only.
◻ Open to all artists over 18 years old. 
◻ Both professionals/amateurs are eligible. 
◻ Groups (participating member shall be three maximum) and individuals are both welcome. 

More information here