The Japan Foundation Awards

Every year since 1973, the Japan Foundation has presented the Japan Foundation Awards to individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to promoting international mutual understanding and friendship between Japan and other countries through academic, artistic and other cultural pursuits. This year marks the 43rd year of the awards.

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Lecture by Wang Yong, Professor/Director, Institute of East Asian Studies, Zhejiang Gongshang University
“Now, He Who is Silent Wins Over He Who Speaks: The Style of East Asian Cultural Exchange”
Date & Time: Thursday, October 22  6:30 p.m. - 9:00p.m. (Doors open: 6:00 p.m.)
Venue: The Japan Foundation JFIC Hall “Sakura” Access
Language: Japanese (no interpretation)
Lecture by Isao Tomita, Composer
“TOMITA Sound Goes Around the World, from Synthesizers to Miku Hatsune”
Date & Time: Tuesday, November 17  7:00 p.m. - 9:00p.m. (Doors open: 6:30 p.m.)
Venue: TKP Garden City Takebashi Hall 10AAccess
(*The venue has been changed from Hall 10E to 10A.)
Speakers: Isao Tomita (Composer), Hiroyuki Ito (CEO of Crypton Future Media)
Interviewer: Hidekuni Maejima (Sound & Visual Writer)
Language: Japanese (no interpretation)
Lecture on Sibiu International Theatre Festival (Lecturer: Constantin Chiriac, Director of Sibiu International Theatre Festival)
“Cultural Diplomacy”
Date & Time: Friday, October 23  6:00 p.m. (Doors open: 5:30 p.m.)
Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Symphony Space (5F)Access
Language: English (with Japanese interpretation)

Read the excerpts from the commemorative lectures given by the Japan Foundations Awards 2014 awardees in Wochi Kochi Magazine.

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