Fiscal Year 2012-2013

Mar. 19, 2013
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated

Mar. 19, 2013
Pavilion of Japan
At the 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia
abstract speaking
- sharing uncertainty and collective acts
(PDF:392KB)
Mar. 18, 2013
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated

Mar. 14, 2013
Annual Report 2011/2012

Mar. 4, 2013
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated

Mar. 1, 2013
“Worth Sharing – A Selection of Japanese Books Recommended for Translation”
Vol. 1 Featuring 20 Titles on Japan’s Youth(PDF:200KB)

2013 JF Website User Survey
Feb. 26, 2013
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated

Feb. 19, 2013
Showcasing Traditional Japanese Music
in Cambodia, Myanmar, and Laos
“Sho Asano & Ensemble” Tour in Southeast Asia
New Age of Japanese Music ~Tradition & Challenge~(PDF:65KB)
Feb. 18, 2013
Announcing the Recipients of "The Japan Foundation Prizes for Global Citizenship 2012" !!

Feb. 15, 2013
Small Exhibition “From Our Rare Book Collection”
Display term: February 18 (Mon.) to 22 (Fri.) 10:00 - 19:00
Venue: JFIC Library 1st floor
Feb. 8, 2013
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated

Feb. 7, 2013
40th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated
Feb. 4, 2013
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated

Jan. 31, 2013
Rebuilding Our Hometown after the Great East Japan Earthquake:
Restoration of Oyster Fisheries(PDF:40KB)
Dec. 20, 2012
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated

Dec. 11, 2012
JFIC Library year-end and new year closing:
December 28 (Fri.), 2012 - January 4 (Fri.), 2013
Dec. 7, 2012
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated

Nov. 28, 2012
Message from the President was updated

Nov. 21, 2012
Hiroko Takahashi Lecture and Workshop -A New Sensibility in Japanese Creationin the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand(PDF:279KB)
Nov. 20, 2012
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated
360,000 in 62 Countries and Regions to Take the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test on December 2(PDF:203KB)
Nov. 13, 2012
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated
A Taste of History, Culture, and Regional Specialties from Niigata(PDF:243KB)
Nov. 2, 2012
Tomo Yamaguchi, Sizzle Ohtaka, Yuriko Mukoujima
Timor-Leste Performance "Creating a Circle of Music Together"(PDF:220KB)

Lecture and Demonstration on Humanoid Robot- Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro and Mr. Nobuo Yamato in South Africa, Angola, and Tanzania -(PDF:146KB)
Oct. 2, 2012
The Japan Foundation celebrated the 40th anniversary of its establishment on October 2, 2012
Oct. 26, 2012
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated

Oct. 24, 2012
Library will be closed from November 12 (Mon.) through 14 (Wed.), 2012 due to an inventory work.

Oct. 18, 2012
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated

Oct. 5, 2012
Showings of the highly popular "Naruto the Movie"; Director Hirotsugu Kawasaki gives lectures in Algeria, Iran and Oman(PDF:115KB)
Oct. 4, 2012
Lecture by Professor François Macé, National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations (INALCO)
Date: October 13, 2012
Venue: Kyoto University Clock Tower Centennical Hall 2F International Conference Hall Ⅰ, Ⅱ
Oct. 4, 2012
Lecture by Professor François Macé, National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations (INALCO)
Date: October 11, 2012
Venue: La Maison franco-japonaise 1F Auditorium
Sep. 28, 2012
Lecture by Irene Hirano Inouye, President, U.S.-Japan Council
�Sustained People-to-People Relationships: A Foundation for U.S.-Japan Relations�

Date: October 11, 2012
Sep. 27, 2012
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated
JFIC Library Special Exhibition 2012
40-year History of the Japan Foundation through Publications

Date: September 28 (Fri.) – December 21 (Fri.), 2012
Venue: The Japan Foundation JFIC Library 1st and 2nd floors
Sep. 26, 2012
New Orleans Youth Jazz Band to Perform with Japanese
Children of Disaster-Stricken Region that Received
Donations of Musical Instruments from the U.S.(PDF:201KB)
Sep. 25, 2012
Japanese Movie Screenings with English Subtitles at Kyoto Office (October & November, 2012)

Sep. 24, 2012
The Japan Foundation 40th Anniversary
The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai 15th Anniversary
"An Evening of Noh and Kyogen"
Date: Tuesday, 20 November 2012
Venue: Kyoto Kanze Kaikan
Sep. 14, 2012
2012 Japan Foundation Awards Recipients Selected was updated

Sep. 12, 2012
Program Guidelines 2013 - 2014

Sep. 11, 2012
Message from 1000 High School Students in Disaster-hit Areas10/7: Departure from Tohoku to the U.S. - "Kizuna (bond) Project"-(PDF:191KB)
Sep. 4, 2012
We have completed digitization of Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai (KBS) documents and works
Sep. 3, 2012
2012 The Japan Foundation Awards Recipients Announced(PDF:53KB)
2012 Japan Foundation Awards Recipients Selected
Sep. 3, 2012
JFIC Joint Event Report
“Mysterious Ladies from Ancient Egypt”
(JFIC Special Joint Lecture by the Japan Foundation and
Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Japan)
Aug. 29, 2012
Japan Pavilion awarded Golden Lion for Best National Participation.
13th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia (PDF:306KB)
Aug. 28, 2012
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated

Aug. 8, 2012
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated

Aug. 6, 2012
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated

Aug. 3, 2012
About the Japan Foundation was updated

Jul. 25, 2012
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated

Jul. 4, 2012
"Architecture. Possible here? Home-for-All" in the Japan Pavilion at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice Biennale (PDF:968KB)
Jul. 2, 2012
“JAPAN EXPO 2012” in France
Photo and Film Exhibition by Daido Moriyama, etc.
「Paysages Croisés」

Dates: July 5 to July 8, 2012
Venue: Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center
Jun. 29, 2012
The World’s Largest Japanese Culture Event “JAPAN EXPO 2012” in France
Photo and Film Exhibition by Daido Moriyama, etc.
「Paysages Croisés」 (PDF:153KB)
Jun. 28, 2012
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated

Jun. 27, 2012
JFIC Library received Award for Organizations of Distinguished Services 2012 by Japan Special Libraries Association.
Jun. 22, 2012
300,000 in 23 Countries and Regions to Take the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test on July 1st (PDF:107KB)
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation was updated
Dispatch of a Cultural and Sports Exchange Mission to Myanmar
Dates: June 27 to June 30, 2012
Venue: Myanmar
Jun. 19, 2012
Dispatch of a Cultural and Sports Exchange Mission to Myanmar (Dispatch Date Rescheduled)(PDF:101KB)

Jun. 7, 2012
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation

Jun. 1, 2012
Announcement: The Results of “Logo Mark Competition to Celebrate the
40th Anniversary of the Japan Foundation’s Establishment”
May. 30, 2012
Artist and Curator selected for
the Japan Pavilion at the 55th International Art
Exhibition of the Venice Biennale (PDF:314KB)
May. 14, 2012
Martial Arts Master, Yoshinori Kono U.S.A: Introducing the Japanese Martial Arts of Pre-Edo Period in 4 Cities (PDF:165KB)
Apr. 25, 2012
Videos presenting the activities of the Recipients of the Japan Foundation Prizes for Global Citizenship 2011 are also available on YouTube.
Apr. 20, 2012
In July: Volunteer Activity by 1000 American
High School Students in Tohoku
Visit to the U.S. by 1200 Japanese High School & College Students from Tohoku
“Kizuna (Bond) Project”(PDF:141KB)
Apr. 17, 2012
Start on May 24 (Thu.) : First Full-scale Contemporary
Art Exhibition in Maldives Coming Soon to Tokyo(PDF:117KB)
Apr. 16, 2012
Forum “The Power of Music: Connecting with Communities”
Dates: Wednesday, April 18
Venue: JFIC Hall "SAKURA", The Japan Foundation
Apr. 13, 2012
The Power of Music: Connecting with Communities(PDF:189KB)

Apr. 10, 2012
Annual Report 2010/2011

Apr. 5, 2012
Recovery Initiative for the Great East Japan Earthquake
-- 12 grants for US-Japan collaboration projects are awarded,
including Harvard and MIT, totaling $958,000 -- (PDF:29KB)
Apr. 4, 2012
23 government officials, business, academic, and media leaders
gathering on April 10 for the US-Japan Conference on Cultural &
Education Interchange (CULCON) to mark its 50th Anniversary (PDF:237KB)

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