Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture) announces that the applications for the Final Term of the Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL Grant will open on Nov 21, 2019.
Arts Council Tokyo (ACT) and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government are carrying out various cultural programs ahead of Tokyo 2020 as Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL to bring excitement to this once in a life time event. As part of this effort, since 2016, Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL Grant have provided support to almost 200 projects delivered by cultural/artistic organizations and this open call will be the final term of this grant. The selected projects will be awarded up to 20 million JPY and be part of the official program lineups of 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.
We aim to accelerate our support to projects which generate wide opportunities for the public to engage with the cultural programs and create legacies of arts and culture for future generations leading up to the year 2020 and beyond. We look forward to receiving many applications from across the globe.
Full press release (PDF) is available here.
Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL Grant Final Open Call for Application
Please see here for the application guideline (English summary).