PARALYM ART WORLD CUP 2021 2021. 07.01 - 09.30 笑顔

ABOUT

Creating a world where people with disabilities
can make their dreams come true through art.

What is ParalymArt?

We will be one team with artists with disabilities.
We will not depend on social security funds,
but will operate with the continued cooperation of private companies and individuals.
We will carry out social contribution projects that enable us to continue supporting the disabled.

Secretariat of the Tokyo Olympic Games and Tokyo Paralympic Games Promotion Office,
Cabinet Secretariat We have been certified under the "beyond2020 Program".

OVERVIEWWhat is the Paralym Art World Cup 2021?

The Paralym Art World Cup is an international competition for artists with disabilities to shine!
Each year, we have a different theme and welcome entries from all over the world.
Award winners (including Grand Prix and Runners-Up) will be invited to an award ceremony in Tokyo, Japan in January 2022 (TBC).

The Paralym Art World Cup 2021

Theme

‘SMILE’

Express what ‘SMILE’ means to you!

Eligibility
  • You must have disabilities (you must have a disability certificate or equivalent).
    • *The Paralym Art Executive Office will ask the award winners to provide their disability certificates or equivalent. If you are unable to provide such information, the award will be withdrawn.
  • You must understand and agree to terms and conditions.
    • *Terms and conditions can be viewed on the entry page of the Paralym Art World Cup 2021 website
  • You may choose to enter the competition as an individual or a group.
Submission Dates 1st July 2021 – 30th September 2021
Selection Process (TBC)
  • 1st Round
    October 2021 ~: by the Paralym Art Executive Office
  • Final Round
    November 2021 ~: by Judges, Sponsoring companies & Embassies
  • Announcement of Results
    January 2022: Results will be available on the Paralym Art World Cup website, contact from the Paralym Art Executive Office (winners only), at the award ceremony.
    • *The winners will be notified by the Paralym Art Executive Office.
    • *The award winner must send their original artwork to the Paralym Art Executive Office. The delivery cost will be covered by the Paralym Art.
    • *The Paralym Art Executive Office will contact the award winners individually. You must provide correct details of yourself or representatives in your entry form.
Number of entries One entry per person OR one entry per group.
Artwork Specifications
  • Size: Between A4 and A0(841mm×1189mm)
  • Medium: any media considered as 2D (e.g. colored pencil, oil pastel, watercolor, oil, paper cutting, woodcut, calligraphy or embroidery)
  • *We do NOT accept photography, 3D art, or any artworks with a rough surface that prevents digital scanning.
Entry Process Please read and agree to the terms and conditions before filling the entry form on the Paralym Art World Cup website.
  • *If you do not have Internet access, you will need an agent/representative who can submit your entry on your behalf.
  • *Please digitally scan or take a photo of the artwork (with a smartphone or digital camera) and upload the image of the artwork.
  • *If the entry form is incomplete, the entry will not be considered for the competition.
  • *Please ensure the scanned/photo image has the correct orientation.
  • *No changes can be made to your entry once it is submitted.
Number of Awards

Grand Prix: 1
Runners-Up: 2
Sponsor Awards: TBC
Judge’s Awards: depends on the number of Judges
Embassy Awards TBC

  • *The number of awards may change
  • *Except for Grand Prix and Runners-Up, the number of awards is not confirmed. Once confirmed, the final details will be available on the Paralym Art World Cup website.

The theme for the Pralym Art World Cup 2021 is ‘SMILE’

As no one is the same, there are millions of different ‘SMILE’s in the world. The Paralym Art World Cup 2021 welcomes artworks from all over the world that reflect your idea of ‘SMILE’! There will be cash prizes for the Grand Prix and Runners-Up!
We look forward to receiving your entries!

Privileges for the Award Winners

Some award winners (including Grand Prix and Runners-Up) will be invited
to the award ceremony in Tokyo, Japan in January 2022 (TBC)!
There will be various supplementary prizes for the winners.

*The winning artworks may be used by sponsoring companies

Judges

The details will be available on the Paralym Art World Cup website once confirmed.

  • Arts Council Shizuoka Chief Program Director/KUSHINO TERRACE Presided overNobumasa Kushino

  • Culture Convenience Club Co.,Ltd. CCC Art lab operational headquarters Project planning division Unit leader/Executive・producerKeiichiro Tao

  • PARK HOTEL TOKYO

  • ParalymArt DirectorHideyuki Nakayama

Promotion

Organization for Promoting Independence of Persons with Disabilities ParalymArt Management Office

Special Cooperation

Cooperation

Support

  • Japan Tourism Agency

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

  • Agency for Cultural Affairs

Supporting embassies and representative organizations

  • Embassy of Panama in Japan

  • Embassy of Colombia in Japan

  • Embassy of Spain in Japan

  • Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines

  • Embassy of Estonia Tokyo

  • Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania in Japan

  • Embassy of Brazil

  • Royal Danish Embassy

  • Embassy of the Republic of Djibouti

  • Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Japan Iran Cultural Center

  • Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay

  • Embassy of the Republic of the Sudan in Japan

  • Republic of Slovenia Embassy Tokyo

  • Embassy of the Republic of Angola in Japan

  • Embassy of Sweden Tokyo

  • Hungarian Culture Tokyo

  • Polish Institute in Tokyo

  • Embassy of the Republic of Ecuador in Japan

  • Ambassade de France au Japon / Institut français du Japon

  • Embassy of Iceland Tokyo

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  • Embajada de México en Japón

  • DIPLOMACIA CULTURAL de México

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INFORMATION

Theme of the ParalymArt World Convention 2018:FESTIVAL

Theme of the ParalymArt World Convention 2019:DANCE

Theme of the ParalymArt World Convention 2020:PEACE

ENTRY

Important Notice

  1. ① We only accept entries through the Paralym Art World Cup website. Please do NOT send the original artwork to the Paralym Art office.
  2. ② We do not consider entries that do not follow the guideline above (e.g., larger artwork or entries with incomplete information).
  3. ③ Please make sure to create artworks on this year’s theme ‘SMILE’.
  4. ④ If sponsoring companies are interested in using the award winner’s artwork, the artwork may be printed on their products. We may ask the winner for some modifications to the artwork in some cases. If any of the winners’ original artwork is sold, or if sponsoring companies produce profits by using the artwork, we will pay the artist accordingly. Please note that we will not return the winners’ original artwork.
  5. ⑤ Please ensure the copyright of submitted artwork belongs to at least one of the following: you, your organization, your guardian, or your agents/representatives.
  6. ⑥ There may be the secondary use of provided information during and after the Paralym Art World Cup.
  7. ⑦ Regardless of receiving a prize or not, submitted artwork may be presented on Paralym Art’s website or may be printed to advertise its organization or its competitions.
  8. ⑧ We may ask trusted third parties to run part of the competition. They are under the supervision of Paralym Art when handling the personal information of applicants.
  9. ⑨ We are unable to respond to individual requests regarding the selection process.

Important Information for the Award Winners

  • If you live in an area with limited postal service by EMS, we will not be able to send you supplementary prizes. Instead, we will email you the award certificate.
  • The award winners must send the original artworks to the Paralym Art World Cup Executive Office. Please follow the delivery procedures for your shipping fees to be covered by the Paralym Art World Cup Executive Office. If you do not follow our guideline and used different shipping methods, we do not cover the shipping fees.

[Cash Prize]

If you win the award with a cash prize, the Paralym Art World Cup Executive Office will use PayPal to send the prize money overseas. Please make sure that you can receive PayPal payments.
If you are unable to access PayPal, we will send the prize money through bank transfers. Any transaction fees will not be covered by the Paralym Art World Cup Executive Office.

Contact

Paralym Art Exceptive Office

  • 【For Japanese Speakers】 TEL : (+81) 03-6436-0035 MAIL : paj-worldcup@paralymart.or.jp
  • 【For Non-Japanese Speakers】MAIL : paw-worldcup@paralymart.or.jp *If you would like to contact us in non-Japanese language, please send us an email at first. We will email/call you back. *Please note that the above details may be changed without prior notice.
2021/07/01 お知らせ

The official website for the ParalymArt World Cup 2021 is now open.

The theme for the Pralym Art World Cup 2021 is ‘SMILE’.
As no one is the same, there are millions of different ‘SMILE’s in the world. The Paralym Art World Cup 2021 welcomes artworks from all over the world that reflect your idea of ‘SMILE’!
There will be cash prizes for the Grand Prix and Runners-Up! We look forward to receiving your entries!

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