Press Release (FY2017-2018)

Date Title
November 27 The Japan Foundation will invite Dr. Ma Thida,
Burmese human rights activist, writer and surgeon,
and hold a lecture
November 9 Southeast Asia Short Documentary Film Screening and Discussion
Visual Documentary Project 2017
December 7 in Kyoto and December 9 in Tokyo
November 6 The Spirit of Asia Award by The Japan Foundation Asia Center
for Tokyo International Film Festival 2017 goes to
Mr. Akio Fujimoto
November 2 From the Streets in Asia: A Dance that Breaks New Ground for Performing Arts
DANCE DANCE ASIA–Crossing the Movements in TOKYO 2018
Performances to be Held from March 23 to March 25, 2018
October 12 Lineup Announced for
CROSSCUT ASIA #04: What’s Next from Southeast Asia
Special Trailer and Short Commentary Clips from Maestros also Released
September 26 The Japan Foundation Asia Center & TIFF announce
Next Directors of the Asian Omnibus Film Series: Asian Three-Fold Mirror
August 24 Two Major Exhibitions at Centre Pompidou-Metz, France
Japanese Architecture and Art Exhibitions Open in Autumn 2017
September 4 The Japan Foundation Awards 2017 Go to
Alexandra Munroe, Frederik L. Schodt, and Andrej Bekeš
August 31 The Japan Pavilion Exhibition at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia,
“Architectural Ethnography from Tokyo: Guidebooks and Projects on Livelihood” – Momoyo Kaijima is chosen to be a curator
August 9 The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai to Hold 20th Anniversary Symposium in Osaka on August 19
July 3 The Japan Foundation Asia Center & Tokyo International Film Festival to Showcase Next Generation of ASEAN’s Filmmakers
June 27 470,000 People around the World to Take on the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test in July
May 19 Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN SUNSHOWER: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia 1980s to Now
May 2 The 57th International Art Exhibtion – Biennale di Venezia
The Japan Pavilion to Exhibit Works by Takahiro Iwasaki Curated by Meruro Washida

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