The SSDW CONTEST is a street dance competition in which teams of high school students vie in a battle which requires flexible thinking and effective collaboration. Its aims are the training and discovery of young aspiring dancers.
*Rain or shine. Cancelled in the case of stormy weather.
*Contents are subject to change.
Teams applying for entry must meet all of the following conditions:
5 or more members per team
Stage size: 17 m (width) × 15m (depth)
Performance time: 2 to 2.5 minutes (*Teams exceeding this time limit will be disqualified.)
Props: Teams may use any props that they can set up and remove by themselves within 30 seconds before and 30 seconds after their performance. (*Teams exceeding this time limit will be disqualified.)
Number of participating teams
20 teams from around Japan
Thursday, July 7 – Monday, October 3 2016
*Advance application is required. Teams will be selected by lottery if a large number of applications are received.
How to apply
Select one of the following application methods.
Winners will be selected through a vote by the judges (based on the total number of points).
Street dancers: DA-YOSHI and AKANEN
Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), the Japan Foundation Asia Center, and PARCO Co., Ltd.
Special benefit for the winning team
Viewing of rehearsal for and entry to the Tokyo performance of “DANCE DANCE ASIA-Crossing the Movements”
(Organized by the Japan Foundation Asia Center and PARCO Co., Ltd.)
Shibuya StreetDance Week office (5MEDIT Incorporated)
TEL: 03-6450-3670（10:00-17:00 except Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays)
Sunday, November 20 2016
12:40-14:15 / 16:10-16:30