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Documentary Film of Breathing Atolls: Japan-Maldives Contemporary Art Exhibition (28 Minutes) will be Rebroadcast and Redelivered to the World on July 11, and VOD Service in China will be Launched. Title of the Program: "Breathing Atolls: Creating Art in the Maldives"

The Japan Foundation presented the first full-scale contemporary art exhibition “Breathing Atolls: Japan-Maldives Contemporary Art Exhibition” at National Art Gallery of Maldives in Male’ city, spanning from March 20 to April 19, 2012. Its homecoming exhibition took place at a multi-purpose cultural center, Spiral (Tokyo) from May 24 to June 3, 2012. A documentary film to track the production process of the exhibition in Maldives (28 minutes) was first broadcasted overseas on May 25 and 26, 2012. We proudly announce that the program will return on July 11. In addition, VOD service to deliver the program will begin in China on July 4. The program will be re-aired outside Japan only through the worldwide network of Japan International Broadcasting Inc (JIB). In Japan, only live streaming delivery will be available on the website of Japan International Broadcasting Inc.

 

Documentary of Japan-Maldives Contemporary Art Exhibition (28 Minutes)
Outline
The documentary video (28 minutes) to record the production process of “Breathing Atolls: Japan-Maldives Contemporary Art Exhibition” will be delivered to overseas. The video will be available for thirty days (starting from July 4) through VOD service on the website of People's Daily “People's Daily Online” in China. The program will be broadcast in approximately 130 countries (prospective viewers are about 154,050,000 people) through the network of “NHK World TV” by Japan International Broadcasting Inc.
How to Watch the Program in Each Country
Please visit "How to watch" for detailed information.
The program will be aired at the same time around the world, so please add time difference in your country to “Japan Standard Time (JST)” to find out the broadcasting time in respective countries. The program will not be broadcast on TV in Japan.
International Broadcasting Schedule (JST)

July 11 (Wed.) 11:30 p.m.

July 12 (Thu.) 3:30 a.m., 6:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m.
Streaming Delivery
Live streaming delivery will be carried out simultaneously via Internet at the above scheduled broadcasting time. Access from Japan is normally limited, but the limit will be lifted during the above-mentioned time, which will make the streaming delivery available in Japan.
URL for Streaming Delivery
The official website of Japan International Broadcasting Inc.
How to Watch VOD Service in China

Click a top-right banner “People's Daily Online - People’s TV” on the JIB’s website (http://www.jibtv.com), and then you will jump to the website of People's Daily Online. You will find “Breathing Atolls” at the lower left of the page. The video will start when you click the banner of “Breathing Atolls”. Please note that some malfunction may occur depending on your PC environment.


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