What's New? Vol. 3

今月の基金 What's New?

What's New?
Vol. 3 2018/6/19

Contents:
1. Japan Pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia 2019
2. Events in Japan
3. Events Overseas
4. More

■■Japan Pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia 2019 ■■
◇The Japan Foundation has announced the outline of the Japan Pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, to be held from May 11 to November 24, 2019.
Artist “Motoyuki Shitamichi + Taro Yasuno + Toshiaki Ishikura + Fuminori Nousaku” will present the exhibition entitled Cosmo-Eggs, curated by Hiroyuki Hattori, Curator/Associate Professor, Akita University of Art/Director, Art Lab Aichi.
http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/project/culture/exhibit/international/venezia-biennale/art/58/index.html

2. Events in Japan
▼△▼△International Symposium▼△▼△
◇The International Symposium “Shared Values and Democracy in Asia”
The Japan Foundation Asia Center facilitates many dialogues between intellectuals and researchers with the aim of achieving mutual cultural understanding and building a strong foundation for the future.
This year, political leaders, religious leaders, and researchers from Asian countries examine which values are commonly shared by Asian people and how they have sustained the evolution of those countries into modern democracies.
Date: Thursday, July 5, 2018
Time: 12:50-18:30
Venue: Hotel Okura Tokyo
http://jfac.jp/en/culture/events/e-asianvalue-democracy-2018/

▼△▼△Noh Charity Performance: Prayers from Kyoto for Reconstruction of Japan’s Disaster-affected Regions▼△▼△
◇The Japan Foundation Kyoto Office co-organizes a Noh charity performance on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at ROHM Theatre Kyoto in support of reconstruction of Japan’s disaster-affected areas.
http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/world/kyoto/2018/05-01.html

▼△▼△International Speech Contest in Japanese▼△▼△
◇The award recipients of the 59th International Speech Contest in Japanese are announced.
http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/project/japanese/education/benron/59.html

3. Events Overseas
▼△▼△The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibition▼△▼△
◇Handcrafted Form: Traditions and Techniques
Jilin Province Art and Crafts Museum (Changchun, China)
Until June 25, 2018
http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/project/culture/exhibit/traveling/handcraft.html

◇Struggling Cities: from Japanese Urban Projects in the 1960s
School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington (Wellington, New Zealand)
July 6 – August 19, 2018
http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/project/culture/exhibit/traveling/struggling.html

◇Tokyo Before/After
The Japan Foundation, Toronto (Toronto, Canada)
Until July 11, 2018
http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/project/culture/exhibit/traveling/tokyo_before_after.html

◇The Dolls of Japan: Shapes of Prayer, Embodiments of Love
National Library of the Argentine Republic (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
July 10 – August 26, 2018
http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/project/culture/exhibit/traveling/dolls.html

◇Photographic Images and Matter: Japanese Prints of the 1970s
Estonian Film Museum (Tallinn, Estonia)
Until September 2, 2018
http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/project/culture/exhibit/traveling/prints_1970s.html


▼△▼△ Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in May 2018 ▼△▼△
◇Best Ten – Kinema Jumpo (Korea)
June 19 – July 1, 2018
◇Japanese Film Festival 2018 (Guatemala)
June 22 – 23, 2018
◇GATFFEST Film Festival (Jamaica)
Until June 22, 2018
◇Japanese sword fighting movies of the 1960s (Germany)
June 23 – July 30, 2018
http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/project/culture/media/oversea/2018/1806.html

▼△▼△ Japanese TV Broadcasting Abroad ▼△▼△
◇The Japan Foundation offers a variety of Japanese television programs (dramas, animations, documentaries, and feature films) to the TV stations overseas.
http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/project/culture/media/supportlist_media/index.html

4. More
▼△▼△ Call for Entries! ▼△▼△
◇VISUAL DOCUMENTARY PROJECT 2018
The Visual Documentary Project accepts documentary submissions from Asian filmmakers. The theme for this year is “Popular Culture in Southeast Asia!”
The deadline is Friday, August 31, 2018.
http://jfac.jp/en/culture/news/n-call-for-vdp2018/

▼△▼△ Asia Hundreds ▼△▼△
ASIA HUNDREDS is a series of interviews and conference presentations by professionals whom the Japan Foundation Asia Center works with through its many cultural projects. By sharing the words of key figures in the arts and cultures in both English and Japanese and archiving the “present” moments of Asia, we hope to further generate cultural exchange within and among the regions.

Tri Rismaharini――Making Surabaya a Comfortable Home for Residents
http://jfac.jp/en/culture/features/f-ah-icf2017-tri-rismaharini/


▼△▼△ Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin▼△▼△
◇“Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin” is updated
http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/project/japanese/teach/tsushin/index.html

▼△▼△ Library Information ▼△▼△
◇List of new books

-The Japan Foundation Library
http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/about/jfic/lib/newly/index.html

-The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Urawa
http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/urawa/e_library/e_lbrary.html  

-The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai  
http://bit.ly/2eRxoqy

Vol.3   6/19/2018
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