Daidogei Street Performance Festival (Daidogei World Cup in Shizuoka) in Shizuoka City (Shizuoka-shi)


Probably the biggest event on Shizuoka’s Calendar, held annually in early November, jugglers, mimes, magicians and other performers from around the world gather to pit their skills against each other in this grand contest of entertainment.

Daidogei World Cup is a highly respected international festival of street performance, which attracts over 2 million visitors each year. It was first organized in 1992 and is supported by a wide variety of artists across the world. Artists with an ability to perform on a stage and within the limited spaces that outdoor city streets can provide may apply for Daidogei World Cup Festival. The festival is held mainly all around downtown Shizuoka City, with the main stage in centrally-located Sunpu Park (Sunpu kouen).

Address and Contact:

DAIDOGEI World Cup Executive Committee Aiwa Build 6F, 1-8-6 Tokiwacho, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka 420-0034 Japan Tel: +81-54-205-9840 Fax: +81-54-204-9920

Email: i…@daidogei.com

Website: http://www.daidogei.com/english/

Shizuoka City Tour Guide, Shizuoka Convention & Visitors Bureau Phone: +81-54-254-2212 Fax: +81-54-205-3639

Email: i…@shizuoka-cvb.or.jp

Website: http://www.shizuoka-cvb.or.jp/tour_guide/en/