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Soka University’s 18th Annual International Festival

Entertainment Application Procedures

Date: May 4, 2019
Location: Soka University of America
Genres: Dance, Song, Acoustic Music, Martial Arts Demonstrations
Submission Accepted: January 2- March 2, 2019

  • Apply only one act per organization (do not send multiple applications for each group within an organization).
  • An organization may only submit this application once.
  • Performance acts are gratefully accepted and graciously acknowledged, but not compensated monetarily. 
  • For U.S. residents only.
  • Please ensure that all the information you have provided in this form is complete and accurate.

Application (Dance, Martial Arts Demonstrations, Instrumental Acoustic Music without amplification, Vocal Performances without microphones and Live Music Bands) (Link will go live in January 2019.)

Please note: Applications submitted after March 2, 2019 will go on a waiting list in case of cancellations.

We will be featuring over 700 volunteer international musicians and dancers performing on four stages at the 18th Annual International Festival on May 4, 2019.  Soka University thanks all of our talented volunteer performers for sharing their art and culture with the community. 
Performance groups will be receiving one free parking admission for every two performers (please carpool!) and International Festival t-shirts as our thanks for sharing their talent and culture. The 2018 Entertainment Schedule is shown here as an example.  The 2019 Entertainment Schedule will be posted in mid-April 2019.


The entertainment stages at the International Festival: 

Peace Lake Stage (170 seats) is outdoor wood dance floor under a canopy. Stage Size: 16'x24'

Peace Lake Stage09   Chinese Dancers Peace Lake Stage 09

Recreation Center Stage (365 seats) is indoors in the gymnasium.  Stage Size: 40'x20'

Cheerleaders Rec Center Stage 09   JoshoDaikoRecCenterStage09

Soka Performing Arts Center (1000 seats) is indoors. Stage Size: 21' x 40' in thrust configuration

Soka Performing Arts CenterInterior of Soka Performing Arts Center

Black Box Theatre  (150 seats) is indoors in Maathai Hall.   Stage is about 20' x 40'.

Black Box Theatre