Waseda Photojournalism Festival

Jointly sponsored by Waseda University and DAYS JAPAN

DAYS JAPAN, in joint sponsorship with Waseda University, will hold a Photojournalism Festival. With the aim of furthering the development of journalism, this will be the largest-scale event that DAYS JAPAN has held to date. The DAYS JAPAN Photojournalism Festival will provide an excellent opportunity for visitors to reflect on the nature of journalism. DAYS JAPAN cordially invites you to attend.

Monday, September 28, 2009 to Sunday, February 28, 2010
Main event period
Sunday, November 22 to Saturday, December 5
Waseda University campus —Okuma Auditorium, Ono Memorial Hall, Okuma Memorial Tower, Waseda Gallery, Student Union, among others
Tentative Program Exhibition
“Living on the Earth 2004-2009” DAYS JAPAN International Photojournalism Awards“In the midst of war and turbulent times, what messages were photojournalists trying to convey?”
Ryuichi Hirokawa:
“Mankind’s 40-Year Battleground” — Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East, Asia, Japan
Bayeux Award (France):War Photography, Suburbs, etc.
Special Slide Show
“Photos of Contemporary Japan by Foreign Residents”
DAYS JAPAN is now accepting submissions; see details below
“DAYS JAPAN — Published Works and Award-Winning Photos”
“Bayeux Award-Winning Photos” (France)
“International Photo Agencies”
(In addition to these items, lectures by special guests, symposiums and various other events are planned.)

A call for submissions

“Photos of Contemporary Japan by Foreign Residents”

DAYS JAPAN is now accepting submissions for a slide show entitled“Photos of Contemporary Japan by Foreign Residents” to be held at the DAYS JAPAN Photojournalism Festival.
Selected works will be displayed at a Special Slide Show to be held at the Okuma Memorial Auditorium on the campus of Waseda University.
Submission Guidelines
  • Works
  • Selected photos will portray issues that exist in contemporary Japan.
  • Applicant requirements
  • Applicants must be foreign residents of Japan (temporary and long-term visitors, as well as permanent residents, are
    also eligible. Tourists and short-term residents are eligible as well). DAYS JAPAN maintains a nondiscrimination policy.
  • Deadline
  • October 15, 2009
  • Mailing address
  • Application for “Photos of Contemporary Japan by Foreign Residents”
    DAYS JAPAN 1-37-19-302 Matsubara, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 156-0043 JAPAN
  • Contact
  • NOTE
  • All works should be sent on a compact disc (CD). No limits; all standard file formats will be accepted.
    Include a profile of the photographer and a caption (within 200 words) for each photo (no formatting or page number requirements). Selected works will be awarded a certificate of honorable mention. Outstanding works will receive remuneration, and will be published in DAYS JAPAN.

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