Press Release

This art festival has continued for 20 years in the vast satoyama of the Echigo-Tsumari region of Niigata Prefecture. The 8th exhibition will be held from spring to fall after a one-year postponement.

This time the festival runs from Friday 29 April to Sunday 13 November 2022, much longer than past festivals.



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Echigo-Tsumari - Art Field 2022

Niigata Prefecture (Japan)

29.04 - 13.11.2022




« We have come to this decision through careful consideration after the festival was forced to be postponed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We would like to express our sincere gratitude for your continuing support.Drawing on cooperation between visitors, local people, artists, and supporters, we are planning a festival that is “good to go and great to host” and we hope that as many people as possible will be able to visit Echigo-Tsumari and experience the charm of this place. »

SEKIGUCHI Yoshifumi, Chairman of ETAT Committee
KITAGAWA Fram, General Director

Participating artists: 263 individuals and groups of artists from 38 countries and regions (including new artworks created by 95 artists and groups form 13 countries and regions)

Number of artworks: 210 existing artworks plus 123 new artworks (including the pre-released artworks). Any artworks will be inactive until the 30 July, others throughout the year / closed on Tue and Wed except holidays.

Exhibition 29 April -13 November 2022. Echigo Tsumari, Niigata Prefecture (Japan).







Echigo-Tsumari - Art Field 2022, Nigata Prefecture, Japan

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