Street Performance Competition

Winners

The competition of street performances (e.g., juggling and pantomime) which are mainly presented on the street and on stage is one of the features of Kobe Biennale. Physical expressions and special techniques used in street performances are viewed as art, and performers compete to demonstrate their artistic excellence.

■First screening
The screening committee examines films (DVD/videos) submitted.
■Second screening
(1) Date: October 1 (Saturday) and 2 (Sunday), 2011
(2) Venue: DUO KOBE (DUO Dome/Sun Porta Square )
(3) Screening procedure
Eight applicants who have passed the first screening present their performances at the venue, and the Director of Kobe Biennale 2011 and judges selected from among citizens will decide the winners of Grand and Semi-grand Prizes .
(4) Prizes and prize money
Kobe Biennale Grand Prize (1 winner) --- 1 million yen
Semi-grand Prize (1 winner) --- 300,000 yen
※ Prize money includes tax.
■Number or entries submitted
42
(Hokkaido (1), Saitama (2), Chiba (4), Tokyo (9), Kanagawa (2), Aichi (6), Kyoto (4), Osaka (10), Hyogo (3) and Okayama (1))
List of Prizewinners
KONBARASAN KONBARASAN

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KONBARASAN (Japan)

SAKURAFUMI SAKURAFUMI

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SAKURAFUMI (Japan)

3 GAGA HEADS 3 GAGA HEADS

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3 GAGA HEADS (Japan)

SHINOBI-TRY SHINOBI-TRY

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SHINOBI-TRY (Japan)

taQsan taQsan

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taQsan (Japan)

to R mansion to R mansion

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to R mansion (Japan)

PUPPETION PUPPETION

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PUPPETION (Japan)

Mr.Bird Mr.Bird

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Mr.Bird (Japan)