Event Outline


Thursday, October 26 – Saturday, October 28, 2017

*Finalists are expected to perform on one of the above dates.
The detailed schedule will be determined after the appearance is confirmed.


Keyaki Theater, Akita Prefectural Children’s Hall  ▶1-2 Sannonakajima-machi, Akita-City, Akita Prefecture

【Requirements for the Application】

【How to Apply】

Fill in the web application form and press SUBMIT button.
※When your application is completed normally, the administrative office will notify the acceptance of the application via mail. In case you do not receive a mail from the administrative office after five days, please inquire as there is a chance that your application was not submitted normally.
※If you have difficulty in applying via the web application form, please inquire.

Contact: info@odoru-akita.org

【Deadline of the Application】

The deadline of the application is June 30, 2017.

【Tatsumi Hijikata Memorial Award】

【Review of the Productions】

Chief Judge Judges
Akaji Maro
President of Dairakudakan
Natsu Nakajima
Butoh Dancer
President of Muteki-sha, Body & Mind
(Dance Education For The Handicapped)
Tatsuro Ishii
Dance critic,
Emeritus professor at
Keio University
Santa Yamakawa
“Odoru. Akita”
Festival director

Ya-Ping Chen/Taiwan
Chairperson of the Graduate Institute of Dance
Taipei National University of the Arts
Kwang-ryul Jang/South Korea
Head of International Performing Arts Project(iPAP)
Internationl Comic Dance Festival Artistic Director
Hosik Yu/South Korea
Founder & Artistic Director of Designare Movement
Artistic Director of NDA International Festival
Elianna Lilova/Bulgaria
ONE DANCE WEEK festival Director
Daniel Yeung/Hong Kong
Hong Kong Dance Exchange Director
Jeong-ho Nam/South Korea
Choreographer, Professor
Department of Choreography, School of Dance
Korea National University of Arts
Hazel Gonzalez Araya/Costa Rica
Director of Cultural Extension
Universitaria of Costa Rica
Takao Norikoshi/Japan
Writer, Dance critic
Jay Hirabayashi/Canada
Executive Director


Administrative Office, “Odoru. Akita” Executive Committee
#2-11 Port Plaza AKITA, 71-11 Souzenmati aza numahata,Tutizakiminato, Akita-City, Akita-Province 011-0951 JAPAN
Phone: 018-874-9037  Mail: info@odoru-akita.org