The 2021 OYAKO Day Essay Contest, Photo Contest, and Oyako Award are now open for submissions. Other events include “Oyako Photo Matsuri“, a parent/child exhibition taken in several countries around the world by 26 photographers, and “Present to the Future“, a live-streamed talk show featuring Mr. Tetsuya Chiba, the cartoonist for “Ashita no Joe”, and other well-known creators. We are facing the challenge of the Covid-19 pandemic that is impacting all our lives in so many ways. The road to recovery takes time, but this period of isolation is an opportunity to reconnect with our families. The 4th Sunday of July is OYAKO Day and this year it will be […]
PHOTOVILLE – New York City’s premier photo festival is coming to Los Angeles and my OYAKO photos will be one of the 50+ exhibitions. https://photoville.la/oyako-japanese-parents-children/ It’s a free event at the Annenberg Space for Photography from April 26 – 28 and May 2 -5. Hope to see you there! https://photoville.la
In support of Oyako Day, TSUTAYA is corroborating with of other bookstores on a campaign asking parents to give their children books. Believing in their power to stimulate positive change and we hope these presents will serve as inspiration for the children. This book campaign is happening in 900 bookstores throughout Japan during the month of July.
Bruce Osborn will be taking photos of one hundred Oyako (parents and children) on Oyako Day. See details below on how to apply Photographs taken at other Super Photo Sessions can be seen at Oyako Photo Gallery SUPER PHOTO SESSION DATE: Oyako Day, July 22, 2018 APPLICATION DATES: Applications must be received by June 30, 2018 NOTIFICATION: Families that were selected will be contacted by July 13th. LOCATION: A photo studio in Tokyo (participants informed of exact location upon notification) PHOTO FEE: Free *Each family is responsible for their transportation to and from the studio. PHOTO: Each family will receive one free print. PRESS: Reporters are welcome on the session […]
Send us an essay about your family. This contest is open to everyone and there is no fee for entering. Example subjects: “now we can laugh about it”, “an unbreakable tie”, “an unforgettable memory”, “now that I’m a parent, I finally understand”, “what a crazy family” DETAILS SEND 1. Your essay (include the title of the essay) 2. Your name, address, and age TO E-Mail: email@example.com please include “Oyako Essay Contest” as your e-mail’s subject line Mail: OYAKO DAY 2018 Essay Contest HAYAMA Post office #13 240-0199, Japan APPLICATION DATES: Contest ends July 23, 2018 Prize-winning essays will be introduced on the website at a later date. JUDGES: Winning […]
TSUTAYA x OYAKO DAY In support of Oyako Day, TSUTAYA has initiated a campaign asking parents to give their children a book this month. Our hope is that the present will serve as inspiration for the child. We believe in the power of books to stimulate positive change.