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How to apply

Please follow the application rules.

Be original.

Theme : Sustainability: One Day in 2030.

Submit. (by mail or online)

Deadline is September 15th, 2023

at 5pm Japan Time.


Sustainability, One Day in 2030.

The theme "One Day in 2030" is all about imagining what life might be like in the future, just 7 years from now. It's a chance to use your imagination to think about where you might be, what you might be doing, and what the world around you could be like.

It's a fun and exciting opportunity to get creative and think about the future. You can let your imagination run wild and create a piece of art that shows what you think the world could look like in 2030.

Who knows, maybe your artwork will inspire others to think about the future too!

Schedule of the contest

・Applications for the contest are open from April 20th, 2023 to September 15th, 2023 at 5pm Japan Time. 

・Winners will be announced on September 30th, 2023.

・The award ceremony will take place on October 28th, 2023.


The winners of the contest will be announced in three ways:

  1. On our Official Webpage.

  2. On our Official Social Media accounts.

  3. By sending a direct email to the winners.

This means that participants should keep an eye on our webpage and social media accounts, as well as regularly checking their email in case they are selected as a winner.

Who may enter

Division 1 : Ages 4 to 10

Division 2 : Ages 11 to 18

Application Rules

-Artwork should be submitted on an A4 format, and sculptures are not allowed.
-Submissions can be in any medium or style, including watercolor, oil painting, color pencil, crayon, collage, and others.
-The artwork should be original and created by the submitter. It should not have been published or displayed before.

-Please indicate the correct orientation of your submission by showing which direction is up.

-If submitting by mail (not online), please include the entry sheet attached to the back of the artwork.  Also please keep the thickness of the work within 3mm.

Handling of personal information

・The submitted artwork becomes the property of the contest organizer.

・The personal information provided on the entry sheet, such as the participant's name, region, and age, will be used for the following purposes:

  -To contact the winners of the contest.

  -To publicly announce the winners on our website and social media accounts.

  -To respond to any inquiries from the media regarding the contest or its winners.

・The personal information provided will not be used for any other purposes, and will not be shared with any third parties without the participant's explicit consent.

Cautions when submitting

・Artwork submitted in a format larger than A4 or without a completed entry sheet will not qualify.

・The contest organizers will not return any submitted artwork. Therefore, please make sure to keep a copy or take a photograph of your artwork before submitting it.

How to apply

There are two ways to apply for the contest: online or by mail.

・For online applications, please fill out the application form on our website. 

 Apply Form

・For mail applications, please follow these steps:

 -Fill out the entry sheet with your personal information and attach it to your artwork.

 -Send the artwork and entry sheet to the following address:


Nakamura Keith Haring Collection,

Kobuchisawa 10249-7,

Hokuto City, Yamanashi Pref

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