- Photo NOGUCHI Rika
Home to some 1.27 million people, the city of Saitama is proud to launch a brand new international art festival, Saitama Triennale 2016. Open to the world, the event will serve as a platform for creativity and exchange. The theme for 2016 is "Envisioning the Future!" The festival is not just about appreciating art, but about making it and participating, too. The festival will take place at various locations, each offering perspectives on the attractions particular to this living city - its origins, little known nature and the history of its land. Artists from Japan and around the world will discover Saitama's color and diversity. Citizens of the city, together with visitors, will discover their own future.