The Japan Foundation was established in October 1972 as a special legal entity supervised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the objective of promoting international cultural exchange through a comprehensive range of programs in all regions of the world. In October 2003, it was reorganized as an independent administrative institution.
With a global network consisting of the Tokyo headquarters, the Kyoto Office, two Japanese-language institutes(the Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Urawa, and the Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai), and 22 overseas offices in 21 countries, the Japan Foundation operates programs in partnership with other organizations in and outside Japan, with a focus on three major fields: arts and cultural exchange, Japanese-language education overseas, and Japanese studies and intellectual exchange.
Japanese Movie Screenings with English Subtitles at Kyoto Office
Date: October 29 - November 19, 2014
Venue: Event Hall, Kyoto International Community House (KOKOKA)
"An Evening of Noh and Kyogen"
Date: Friday, November 21, 2014
Venue: Kyoto Kanze Kaikan