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".
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).
Express what ‘SMILE’ means to you!
|Submission Dates||1st July 2021 – 30th September 2021|
|Selection Process (TBC)||
|Number of entries||One entry per person OR one entry per group.|
Please read and agree to the terms and conditions before filling the entry form on the Paralym Art World Cup website.
|Number of Awards||
Grand Prix: 1
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!
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
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
ParalymArt DirectorHideyuki Nakayama
Organization for Promoting Independence of Persons with Disabilities ParalymArt Management Office
Japan Tourism Agency
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Agency for Cultural Affairs
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
Embajada de México en Japón
DIPLOMACIA CULTURAL de México
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.
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!