"Nagoya Fashion Contest 2017" Call for Entries
The contest is open to everyone.
You must be able to create works based on the design sketch, and attend the final public judging and the rehearsal the day before in person at your own cost in Nagoya City.
Produce a colored design sketch (for women, men or children <age 4 or 5>) on a B4-size (257ｘ364 mm, 10ｘ14 inches) sheet of drawing paper.
1) If you live outside of Japan, application fee is waived.
2) If you live in Japan, you need to pay 500 yen for each one sketch as application fee by "Kogawase".
■Deadline for Submissions
Submissions must be received to the Nagoya Fashion Association
by Thursday May 25, 2017.
Hiromichi Nakano (fashion designer) /head judge
Yumiko Hara (fashion director)
Toshikazu Iwaya (fashion designer)
Tamae Hirokawa (fashion designer)
■Initial Judging (based on sketches)
Early June 2017
Finalists will be notified in writing by early July.
The result will be announced on this website.
■Final Public Judging and Awards Ceremony
Thursday, September 14, 2017
The final judging will take the form of runway show with professional models, and will be open to the public. After that, an awards ceremony will be held.
Venue: Design Hall, 3rd Floor, Design Center Building, 3-18-1 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya City, Japan
■Awards and Cash Prizes
Grand Prize (1 winner): 1 million yen
Gold Prize (1 winner): 300,000 yen
Silver Prize (1 winner): 100,000 yen
Encouragement Prize (a few winners): 50,000 yen
Finalists (excluding prize winners) who show at the final public judging: 30,000 yen
Nagoya Fashion Promotion Committee
(formed by the Nagoya Fashion Association, City of Nagoya, and Nagoya Industries Promotion Corporation)
Chubu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Indsutry
Nagoya Chamber of Commerce and Industry
■Please send submissions (sketches) and inquiries to:
Nagoya Fashion Association
6th Floor, Design Center Building,
3-18-1 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya City 460-0008, Japan
Tel: +81-52-265-2030 Fax: +81-52-265-2036