Contest Outline

This is the fourth year of the photo contest. This year, we will visit Iwamizawa on July 6 and ask participants to take pictures under the same conditions. In addition to the "Flower Photo Category," which is designed to highlight the beauty of Iwamizawa, a new category, "Iwamizawa's Attractiveness Category," has been established to encourage people to visit Iwamizawa! In addition, a photo seminar will be held for participants before the photo contest. We are looking forward to receiving your entries.

Iwamizawa Saihana Festival 2024 held

Photo Contest: Saturday, July 6
Ayame Stocks and Dango Sales: Friday, July 5 - Friday, July 12 *No dango sales only on July 8
Koto Music and Nodate: Saturday, July 6 *Free admission to the Color Museum
Bonsai Exhibition: Saturday, July 6

Saihana Festival: Saturday, July 20
Fireworks display: Sunday, July 21

Outline of Application

#Saihana Festival Flower Photo Contest 2024

How to apply

First, apply using the application form (at the bottom of this page)

Advance application: Monday, June 3, 2024 - Sunday, June 30, 2024

Capacity: 30 people (will close when capacity is reached) 

Admission: Adults 1,000 yen, Free for high school students and below

Photo Contest Schedule

   STEP 1 Application PeriodJune 3 (Monday) ~ June 30 (Sunday)               Apply at Iwamizawa Tourist Association website
(Note: Please apply for photos during STEP 6 below)                      
   STEP2 Receipt completion e-mail sent to the applicant     As soon as possible after acceptance of application   Registration at Iwamizawa City Hall 2nd Floor Conference Room
*Please pay the registration fee at this time.
  STEP 3Photo seminar receptionSaturday, July 6, 9:00-9:20Reception at Iwamizawa City Hall 2nd floor conference room
  STEP 4Attended photo seminarSaturday, July 6, 9:20-10:00Attended at Iwamizawa City Hall 2nd floor conference room
    STEP 5 photographySaturday, July 6, 10:00-23:59Each person moves to various locations in the city to take photos
  STEP6Photo contest entry (photo data submission)            Saturday, July 6, 10:00▶︎Sunday, July 7, 12:00    SUBMIT FROM IWAMIZAWA TOURIST ASSOCIATION HP (QR ABOVE)
STEP7Photo Contest (Introduction of works and awards)Saturday, July 20, 16:00-17:00Held at Saika Festival Venue: Red Brick Hall
The results of the photo contest will be announced at the Saihana Festival on Saturday, July 20, and will also be available on the Iwamizawa City Tourist Association website.
The winning entries will be exhibited at various facilities in Iwamizawa City.

Contact
1F Iwamizawa Compound Station Building, 1-1 Ariake-cho Minami, Iwamizawa, Hokkaido 068-0034, Japan
Iwamizawa Saihana Matsuri Executive Committee
TEL:0126-22-3470 / Mail:saika@i-kankou.jp

precautions

  • Each person is limited to two entries per category.
  • Photographs must be taken on the day of the photo contest.
  • ENTRIES MAY BE SUBMITTED IN LPEG FORMAT, SUCH AS WITH A DIGITAL CAMERA OR SMARTPHONE.
  • For other details such as application requirements and regulations, please refer to the following.

Application Rules

Introduction of Judges (titles omitted)

Coming soon....

Photo Contest Results

Saturday, July 20, 2024
Presented at Iwamizawa Station East Civic Plaza Park!

OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL BE MADE ON THE IWAMIZAWA TOURIST ASSOCIATION WEBSITE.

*After the announcement, award-winning works will be exhibited at various facilities in Iwamizawa City.

ABOUT IWAMIZAWA

The location is blessed with easy access to popular Hokkaido spots such as Sapporo, New Chitose Airport, and Furano.
Although only a 60-minute drive from New Chitose Airport and a 50-minute drive from Sapporo (including Okadama Airport), Iwamizawa offers beautiful countryside scenery like that of Europe, locally produced and locally consumed food, and things that can only be experienced here, providing a wonderful time for various visitors.

Representative events
Iwamizawa Hyakumochi Festival/JOIN ALIVE/Iwamizawa Saihana Festival, etc.

IWAMIZAWA SAIKA FESTIVAL 2024/IWAMIZAWA SAIKA FESTIVAL

Saihana Festival Schedule

Iwamizawa Park Rose Garden

Indoor Park Color Pavilion
Koto Music: Saturday, July 6, 11:30-12:00
Nodate: Saturday, July 6, 11:00-15:00

Old Green Center
Bonsai Exhibition: Saturday, July 6, 10:00-17:00

Sunday, July 7, 9:00-16:00

■Iris Park
Ayame Stocks: Friday, July 5 - Friday, July 12
Ayame Dango: Friday, July 5 - Friday, July 12 *No sales on Monday, July 8
*Sales hours: 9:00-17:00 (tentative)

Iwamizawa Saihana Festival Fireworks Display 2024

■Hokkaido Greenland
Date: July 21 (Sunday)

20:00 Launch start 21:00 End scheduled
Total 5,500 shots 

Admission: Regular admission fee until 4:00 p.m.

After 4:00 p.m. 

  • High school students and older: 1,000 yen
  • 3 years old to junior high school students 500 yen  

Parking fee: 500 yen per car

Free shuttle bus: to be operated              

*The event may be postponed in case of inclement weather.
Please refer to the Hokkaido Greenland website for details on the above.

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