How We Support People in Cultural Exchange
The Japan Foundation identifies the needs of individuals engaged in various cultural fields, and creates opportunities and supports programs and events, fostering sustained environments for cultural exchange
- 1.Overview of the Japan Foundation
- 2.What We Do to Engage with People Throughout the World
- 3. How We Support People in Cultural Exchange
- 4. The Japan Foundation's Overseas Offices
- 5.What We Have Done / Looking Back on the Achievements of the Last Forty Years
- 6.How We Keep Step with You
- Organizing international exhibitions and stage performances of leading Japanese and international artists.
(International Exhibition Participation Program, Exhibitions Abroad Program, Performances Abroad Program, Japanese Film Screenings Overseas)
- Demonstrations of Ikebana, tea ceremony, cuisine, craft and other examples of Japanese culture.
(Human Exchange and Cultural Cooperation)
- Holding international conferences aimed at resolving global issues.
(Main Activities, Center for Global Partnership , Event Calendar)
- Inviting overseas researchers, leading cultural figures, and teachers.
(Japanese Studies Fellowships, Human Exchange and Cultural Cooperation)
- Providing grants to people involved in exhibitions and stage performances related to Japanese arts and culture.
- Supporting individuals and NPOs for Japanese cultural exchange projects.
- Supporting programs to assist the professional skills of Japanese-language teachers.
- Supporting universities and research institutes engaging in Japan studies.
- Running online database of Japanese performing arts.
(Performing Arts Network Japan )
- Online Database of Artist-in-Residence Programs in Japan. (AIR-J )
- Regularly issuing booklets in English highlighting Japanese books and films. (Japanese Book News)
- Administering the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test. (JFPT)
- Developing online materials for teaching Japanese.
- Developing and deploying a reference tool to help think about teaching, learning, and assessment in Japanese-language education. (the JF Standard for Japanese-Language Education Japanese text only)
- Building international networks among scholars and intellectuals research in Japan.
- Conducting various cultural exchange programs. (Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Audio-Visual and Publication)