10th Application Handbook
10th Special Site
Ono City Hall
Carring Water Project
Castle in the SKY
Echizen Ono Castle
Ono City Tourist Association
KANSEI-HAGAKI CONTEST is an art contest sponsored by Ono City Hall in Ono City, located in Fukui Prefecture in Japan.
◇The purpose of this contest is a recognizing the importance of nature.
◆This contest has been held 9 times since its
start in 1998. Each time there
have been 5,000〜7,000 pieces of artwork entered from around the world.
◇Each year, a theme is determined based on the rich and abundant nature
surrounding Ono City.
PAST THEMES … Water（1998），Forest（1999），Sky（2001），River（2004）
◆There are no restrictions on the methods of presentation. This contest is judged primarily on sentimentality, rather than technical ability.“KANSEI”（感性） means sensitivity.
◇A certificate and prize will be awarded to winning pieces. The
top 500 ranking artworks will be exhibited in the tourist area in Ono City, as
well as published in the collection of works.
Location of Ono
The Art Exhibition
|| Ono City Hall, Fukui Prefecture, Japan
|| Echizen-Ono KANSEI-HAGAKI executive committee
|| Recognizing the importance of nature.
|| ocean, river, rain, snow, ice, spring, wells,
fish（aquatic organism）, life, water supply,
drinking water, liquid
| TERM OF
| ２０１７．６．１ 〜 ２０１７．９．３０
|| Post Card （rectangle 10cm×15cm）
|| Any (ex. paper, cloth , wood）
（ex. paint, photography, computer graphics, calligraphy, prose, poetry,
papercraft, wood-block print）
|| Anyone （Amateur OK， Professional OK）
| No Limit
| APPLICATION FEE
|| No Charge
| SEND TO
Ono Post Office, PO BOX 18，JAPAN
Echizen-Ono KANSEI-HAGAKI TEN
||The Number Winners
||Certificate of Merit
|◇Judging for this contest will occur in December, 2017.
◇Contest results will be announced next March, and an award ceremony will
◇Only the contest prize-winners will be notified of the results.
◇ Prize money will be transferred directly
to a bank account. Details will follow contest results.
◇A certificate and prize will be awarded to winning pieces. The top 500
ranking artworks will be exhibited in the tourist area in Ono City, as
well as be published in the collection of works.
Exhibition in the Tourist area
The Collection of Works
including prose or poetry in English, please attach the Japanese translation
◆Submissions must be unpublished, original works.
◆Unfortunately, we will be unable to return
your original work after the contest is completed.
◆The copyrights of all applications belong to the Echizen-Ono
KANSEI-HAGAKI Executive Committee.
◆On the back of the artwork itself please state that you
are willing to have your submission voted upon (even if you mail your works in
◆Please mark the top of the submission using an arrow sign （↑）
◆Please include your name and country name in English or
Japanese on the entry form.
◆Applications cannot be submitted via email.
◆Please email us if you have any questions （only English,
Roman alphabet, & Japanese）.
|| （Age ）
| Japanese (furigana)
|| (country )
| How did you find out about this contest ?
| Please circle the top of submissions with an arrow
◆"Echizen-Ono" is Ono
City`s original name, which comes from the old name of the region.
◆Ono City is located in the eastern
part of Fukui prefecture. Fukui is in the center of the Japanese island of
Honshu and borders the Sea of Japan. Ono City is an idyllic rural town
with a population of about 35,000 people.
◆Ono City has a unique landscape in
that it is surrounded on all sides by mountains. It is a calm and tranquil
place with an abundance of natural beauty. Ono is famous for pure and delicious
groundwater generated from mountain springs, rivers, and
the great amount of snow it receives in winter.
（Morning Street Market）
View of the whole city
“Float to the Cloud” Echizen Ono Castle
Ono City Hall Lifelong Learning Division (Echizen-Ono
KANSEI-HAGAKI Executive Committee)
★E-mail email@example.com （Only
English, Roman alphabet, &Japanese）
★Official Homepage http://kanseihagaki.server-shared.com/index.html
★Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/#!/kanseihagaki
★SEND TO 〒912−8691
Ono Post Office, PO BOX 18, JAPAN
Echizen-Ono KANSEI-HAGAKI TEN