Fiscal Year 2011-2012

Mar. 26, 2012
Changes in The Japan Foundation Arts and Culture Department and Working Sections(PDF:13KB)

Mar. 9, 2012
Announcing "The Japan Foundation Prizes for Global Citizenship President's Special Prizes" !!

Mar. 7, 2012
3.11: A Year from the Great East Japan Earthquake
Let’s Send Messages of Encouragement from the World to Tohoku
-“LIGHT UP NIPPON” Website Launched- (PDF:319KB)
feb. 28, 2012
Yasumasa Morimura, Kenji Yanobe, Yoko Ono, others
“Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan” (PDF:210KB)
feb. 24, 2012
"Overcoming the Disaster: Gratitude from Japan to the World"(PDF:210KB)
"Overcoming the Disaster: Gratitude from Japan to the World"
Concert Commemorating 1 Year since the Great East Japan Earthquake to be Held at the United Nations Headquarters (PDF:81KB)
feb. 23, 2012
10th Japanese American Leadership Symposium
“Empowering Civil Society for the Future of Japan”(PDF:151KB)
feb. 7, 2012
Design Contest for Students to Create the
“40th Anniversary Logo Mark for the Japan Foundation”

First Full-scale Contemporary Art Exhibition in Maldives Breathing Atolls: Japan-Maldives Contemporary Art Exhibition(PDF:170KB)
feb. 6, 2012
The Japan Foundation Prizes for Global Citizenship (2011)

Jan. 25, 2012
Timor-Leste no Japaun "Tinan Amizade no Dame"

Jan. 23, 2012
[Report and Announcement of Exhibition] Create and Connect! - Shinjuku Art Project -

Jan. 19, 2012
The TOKYO DECLARATION on a Partnership between Intercultural Cities has been adopted!!(PDF:209KB)
The 60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and Israel (2012)
Jan. 17, 2012
Japanese Movie Screenings with English Subtitles (February 2012, Osaka) Kyoto Office

Jan. 12, 2012
International Symposium on Intercultural Cities in Asia and Europe: 'Communicate, Collaborate and Create: Our Communities for Tomorrow'(PDF:251KB)
Dec. 27, 2011
Film, Performance, and Animation: Japanese Cultures export to India Held together in India from Jan. to Mar. 2012 (The 60th Anniversary of Establishment of Japan-India Diplomatic Relations)(PDF:232KB)
Dec. 19, 2011
Breaking News!
- Cultural Exchange between Japan and Poland -
“Award Winners of the Furoshiki Design Contest for Japanese and Polish Students" Announced
Dec. 13, 2011
Requiem Fireworks launched simultaneously at 10 disaster areas by
The Great East Japan Earthquake; "LIGHT UP NIPPON" project documentary film (PDF:231KB)
Nov. 25, 2011
The Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)
About 400,000 learners in the world will take the test on December 4 (PDF:33KB)
Nov. 24, 2011
Taylor Anderson Memorial Project (PDF:119KB)

Oct. 3, 2011
About Us
Appointment of New President of the Japan Foundation
Sep. 16, 2011
About Us
Hiroyasu Ando will be appointed as new President of the Japan Foundation
Sep. 12, 2011
Awards and Special Prizes
Commemorative Concert and Lectures by the 2011 Japan Foundation Awardees
The Japan Foundation Awards Recipients for 2011
Sep. 9, 2011
Program Guidelines
Fisical 2011-2012 The Japan Foundation Program Guidelines
Sep. 6, 2011
Kyoto Office
Japanese Cultural Films (with English narrations)
Date: September 29 (Thu.) 2:00PM
Venue: Event Hall Kyoto International Community House(KOKOKA)
Kyoto Office
JAPANESE DRAMA (with English subtitles)
Date: October 6, 2011 - November 11, 2011
Venue: Event Hall Kyoto International Community House(KOKOKA)
Sep. 5, 2011
Asia Leadership Fellow Program 2011
Asian Leaders Camp in Tokyo to Engage in Dialogue (PDF:25KB)
Kyoto Office
"An Evening of Noh and Kyogen"
Date: Monday, 31 October, 2011 from 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Kongo Nohgakudo
Sep. 2, 2011
2011 The Japan Foundation Awards Recipients Announced(PDF:62KB)

Aug. 11, 2011
The Japan Foundation × AAF Global Network Project
“Pioneer the Future with Power of Culture
- Spirit of Tohoku, Voices from Asia - ”

Date: August 21 (Sun.) 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Venue: The Japan Foundation JFIC Hall Sakura
Jul. 1, 2011
JFIC Library News
New Arrivals in June, 2011
Jun. 30, 2011
Bringing KESEN Language of Tohoku to the World :Dr. H. YAMAURA, Finding Shelters and Homes for Abandoned Animals in Tohoku:Ms. E. OLIVER, among Other Panelists for Japan-Europe KIZUNA Project on Sunday July 3, 2011 (PDF:27KB)
Jun. 29, 2011
Contemporary Indian Performing Arts Talk
By Emerging Artist Savita Rani on her First Visit to Japan(PDF:35KB)

Japan-Europe "Kizuna" Project - Embracing Solidarity and Diversity in Community - on Sunday July 3rd [Free](PDF:179KB)
Jun. 24, 2011
Touring Solo Exhibition by Female Gutai Artist:
Atsuko Tanaka. The Art of Connecting
Set to Arrive in Japan Next Year after Stops in England and Spain(PDF:124KB)
Jun. 23, 2011
32 U.S. High School Students Visit Japan for Language Training
In Memory of Two Young JET Participants Who Lost Their Lives on March 11(PDF:73KB)
Jun. 22, 2011
June 27 to July 4 Young American Journalists visit the Disaster area to hand over 7000 "Genki Mail (Hope Messages)" from American Children(PDF:88KB)
Jun. 13, 2011
JFIC Library News
New JFIC leaflets are ready now.
Jun. 9, 2011
▪Annual Report 2009/2010
▪Brochure "The Japan Foundation"
Jun. 2, 2011
JFIC Library News
New Arrivals in May, 2011
May.27, 2011
Pavilion of Japan at the 54th International Art Exhibition- la Biennale di Venezia TABAIMO: teleco-soup (PDF:245KB)
May.25, 2011
Graphic Works in Early Showa Period ─ NATORI Younosuke, KIMURA Ihee and DOMON Ken ─(PDF:25KB)

May. 12, 2011
Kyoto Office
Film screening of "Shiko Munakata, Master of the Woodblock Prints""Hand-made Japanese Paper" with English Narration (June 8)
May. 11, 2011
Original Goods
JF Original Furoshiki Emerged from Japanese Tradition and Creativity of World�s Young Creators
May. 10, 2011
JFIC Library News
SPECIAL EXHIBITION 2011 from
the Japan Foundation JFIC Library Collection
“Graphic Works in Early Showa Period
– NATORI Younosuke, KIMURA Ihee and DOMON Ken“

Date: May 19 (Thu.) - June 29 (Wed.), 2011
Venue:The Japan Foundation 2nd floor JFIC Lounge
May. 7, 2011
JFIC Library News
New Arrivals in April, 2011
Apr.22, 2011
Katrina and Tsunami brought Jazz Friendship(PDF:89KB)


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