Setouchi Triennale 2019: A Contemporary Art Festival in Seto Inland Sea

Seto Inland SeaPick up
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The fourth Setouchi Triennale attracts great attention from around the world. Advance tickets of the event are sold at a special price until April 25.

PeriodSpring: April 26 (Fri) to May 26 (Sun), 2019
Summer: July 19 (Fri) to August 25 (Sun), 2019
Fall: September 28 (Sat) to November 4 (Mon), 2019
VenueSeveral islands between Okayama and Kagawa Prefecture.
Naoshima, Teshima, Megijima, Ogijima, Shodoshima, Takamatsu Port, Uno Port, etc.

International art festival held in Seto Inland Sea once in three years

Held once every three years from 2010, Setouchi Triennale 2019 is the fourth event of a contemporary art festival. In this art festival, artworks will be exhibited in the natural landscape of the islands between Okayama and Kagawa Prefecture during the three seasonal periods: spring, summer, and fall.

To visit these islands, you must board the ferry that sails from Takamatsu Port in Kagawa or Uno Port in Okayama. To join the event, 3 Day Ferry Pass is available for visitors. This pass allows visitors to get on the ferry multiple times in this area.

Get the advance ticket of Triennale Passport at a special price

There are two kinds of Triennale Passport that are necessary to see the participating artworks. 3 Season Passport is valid for all periods of the event. (Adult: 4,800 yen, discount fare for under 18 years old) Another ticket is Seasonal Limited Passport that is valid for only one period of it. (Adult: 4,000 yen)

Until April 25, the advance ticket of 3 Season Passport is available at a special price (3,800 yen). So, if you’re planning to visit Setouchi Triennale, it is recommended that you get the ticket in advance.