The Japan Foundation has been carrying out a broad
range of activities to introduce aspects of Japanese culture to people abroad
for the purpose of promoting their familiarity with Japan and enhancing their
understanding of Japan.
Such activities include: inviting to Japan people and groups involved in the cultural fields to promote human exchange and foster their understanding of Japan; organizing workshops and personnel-exchange programs in the various fields of culture to nurture personnel and support their independence.
The Japan Foundation has been extending invitations to Japan to outstanding people overseas involved in the various fields of culture. Their first-hand experiences of Japanese culture and society enhance their understanding of Japan, and the opportunities to exchange opinions with Japanese people in related fields foster the establishment of personnel networks.
In order to preserve cultural properties and nurture personnel abroad in the various fields of culture, the Japan Foundation has been extending its cooperation by dispatching Japanese specialists overseas, inviting overseas specialists to Japan, and organizing workshops.