Events 2017                                                 brochure2017(pdf)

Event Schedule for the Higashikawa International Photo Festival

Events Related to the Higashikawa Photography Awards

33rd Photo Town Higashikawa Awards Ceremony

Date:
July 29 (Sat.), 2:00-2:30 P.M.
Place:
Higashikawa Noson Kankyo Kaizen Center

Presentation of the Higashikawa Photography Awards. The work of photographers recommended by nominators from throughout the country are judged by the Higashikawa Awards Jury to determine prizes: Overseas Photographer Award, Domestic Photographer Award, New Photographer Award, Special Photographer Award, and Hidano Kazuuemon Award.


33rd Higashikawa Photography Awards Exhibition

Period:
July 29 (Sat.) – August 30 (Wed.), 2017
Place:
Higashikawa Bunka Gallery
Tape cutting ceremony for the exhibition: 29 July (Sat.), 3:00 P.M.

Exhibition of photographic works receiving Higashikawa Photography Awards: Overseas Photographer Award, Domestic Photographer Award, New Photographer Award, Special Photographer Award, and Hidano Kazuuemon Award.


Reception Celebrating Award Winners

Date:
July 29 (Sat.), 3:30- 5:00 P.M.
Place:
Higashikawa Noson Kankyo Kaizen Center

Party featuring food made with fresh ingredients from Higashikawa Town. The party will provide an opportunity for meeting and communication between photographers, the people of Higashikawa, and the general public.


Higashikawa Award Winners Forum

Date:
July 30 (Sun), 1:00- 5:30 P.M.
Place:
Higashikawa Bunka Gallery

Discussion with award winning photographers in the exhibition space to explore the secrets of creating good photographs.

Portfolio Review

Red Brick Warehouse Portfolio Audition 2017

Date:
July 29 (Sat.), 9:30-1:30 and July 30 (Sun.), 9:30-11:30
Place:
Red Brick Warehouse
Judges:
Kotaro IIZAWA(Photography critic)/ Ryudai TAKANO(Photographer)/ Naoshi OKIMOTO(Editor)/ Mikiko KIKUTA(Independent curator)

Sponsor: TOKYO INSTITUTE OF PHOTOGRAPHY , Horiuchi color

Red Brick Gallery Portfolio Audition 2017 (pdf)
Download application form (pdf) here.


Higashikawa, the “Town of Photography”, has dedicated to nurturing photography culture as the capital of photography through its unique events. The Higashikawa Portfolio Audition at the Red Brick Warehouse is another initiative to find new talents and further promote photography culture. Participating photographers will have a chance to discuss their works with our panel of judges. Judging process also involves the votes from everyone who attend the event in July 2017. The winner of the Grand Prix will be entitled to holding an exhibition at TOKYO INSTITUTE Of PHOTOGRAPHY (Tokyo), and publish a pictorial record.

By holding this event, we hope to see new talents emerging from Higashikawa, the town of photography.


Portfolio Review

Date:
July 29 (Sat.), 10:00-12:05 and July 30 (Sun.), 10:00-12:05
Place:
Michikusa-kan 2F

Reviewers:Nahoko Ota (Curator), Mutsuko Ota (Editor), Takashi Kobayashi (Gallery owner), Taishi Sakamoto (Editor)

Sponsor: TOKYO INSTITUTE OF PHOTOGRAPHY , Horiuchi color

Portfolio Review (pdf)
Download application form (word) here.

Photography Exhibition

Independent Photography Exhibition and Reviews

Date:
July 29 (Sat.)~August 30 (Wed.)
10:00~17:30 ( July 29 15:00〜21:00)
Place:
Higashikawa Bunka Gallery

Cooperatede by : Nippon Camera

Independent Photography Exhibition (pdf)
Download application form (pdf) here.
Download application form (word) here.


Higashikawa Street gallery 2017

Date:
July 29 (Sat.)~July 30 (Sun.)
Place:
Front Garden of the Higashikawa Bunka Gallery

Cooperatede by : Nikon Imaging Japan inc.

Higashikawa Street gallery 2017(pdf)


Red Brick Gallery Photography Exhibition

Date:
July 29 (Sat.) 10 :00~17:00
July 30 (Sun.) 10:00~15:00
Place:
Red Brick Gallery

Photographerrs : Eriko Masaoka, Akira Otsubo


Artist in Residence Exhibition

Date:
July 29 (Sat.) 10 :00~17:00
July 30 (Sun.) 10:00~15:00
Place:
Red Brick Gallery

Photographerrs : Kinumi Yabumoto


Photo Friends Next Project Exhibition 2017

Date:
July 29 (Sat.) 10 :00~17:00
July 30 (Sun.) 10:00~15:00
Place:
Miji House

Photographerrs : Shuji Sugiura, Asami Nagai, Eriko Masaoka and Nono Matsuo


Higashikawa Photo Club Exhibition

Date:
July 29 (Sat.) 10 :00~17:00
July 30 (Sun.) 10:00~15:00
Place:
Michikusa-kan 2F


Higashikawa Kids Photo Club Exhibition

Date:
July 29 (Sat.) 10 :00~17:00
July 30 (Sun.) 10:00~15:00
Place:
Hagoromo Park

Cooperated by :Epson Sales Japan Corporation


Wall Gallery Photo Exhibition

Date:
July 25 (Tue.) ~August 10 (Thurs.)
Place:
Higashikawa Photo Street


Photo Exhibition AKATSUKI

Date:
July 28 (Fri.) ~August 7 (Mon.) 9:00~19:00
Place:
Higashikawa Salon (mont-bell Daisetsu Higashikawa 2F)

Cooperated by :Canon Marketing Japan Inc.

Other Events

Digital SLR Camera Maintenance Workshop

Date:
July 29 (Sat.) 10 :00~16:00
July 30 (Sun.) 10:00~15:00
Place:
Michikusakan 1F

Cooperated by :NTA Camera Service

brochure(pdf)


Artist Talk, Photo Festa Friends Next Project 2017

Date:
July 29 (Sat.) 17 :30~18:30
Place:
Red Brick Gallery

Higashikawa Photo Shoot

Date:
July 30 (Sun.) 9 :30~15:30
Place:
Higashikawa Town, Michikusakan 2F

Lecturer: Masumi Takahashi (Photographer)
Cooperated by Sony Marketing Japan Inc. , Epson Sales Japan Corporation

Higashikawa Photo Shoot(pdf)


Memory Photo Studio NIJI

Date:
July 29 (Sat.) 10 :00~17:00
July 30 (Sun.) 10:00~15:00
Place:
Kyodokan

Cooperated by :Canon Marketing Japan Inc., Photography Department of the Nihon University College of Art


Advanced Printing Seminar - Next step for your ideal photography

Date:
July 29 (Sat.) 13 :45~14:30 Lecturer: Takashi Kobayashi (Gallery Owner)
July 30 (Sun.) 13:00~13:45 Mutsuko Ota (Editor)
Place:
Michikusakan 1F

Cooperated by:Epson Sales Japan Corporation


Canon Print Experience Corner

Date:
July 29 (Sat.) 10 :00~17:00
July 30 (Sun.) 10:00~17:00
Place:
Higashikawa Salon (Mont Bell 2F)

Cooperated by:Canon Marketing Japan Inc.


Sony Photo Workshop

Date:
July 29 (Sat.) 15:30~16:30
Place:
Michikusakan 1F

Lecturer: Masumi Takahashi (photographer)
Cooperated by:Sony Marketing Japan Inc., Nihon Syashin Kikaku


Digital SLR Camera Maintenance Workshop

Date:
July 29 (Sat.) 10 :00~16:00
July 30 (Sun.) 10:00~15:00
Place:
Michikusakan 1F

Cooperated by:NTA Camera Service


Higashikawa Photo Meeting Place

Date:
July 29 (Sat.) 19:00~21:00
Place:
Front Garden of the Higashikawa Bunka Gallery

Spot sale of photographic supplies

Date:
July 29 (Sat.) 10 :00~17:00
July 30 (Sun.) 10:00~15:00
Place:
Higashikawa Bunka Gallery

Cooperated by:Cosmos International


Photo market in Higashikawa

Date:
July 29 (Sat.) 10 :00~17:00
July 30 (Sun.) 10:00~15:00
Place:
Photo Street

Higashikawa Dontokoi Festival 2017

Date:
July 29 (Sat.) and 30 (Sun.)
Place:
Photo Street and Hagoromo Park

July 29 (Sat.)
19:30~ Collaboration with photography and Music
20:30~ Fireworks


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