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Performing Arts Japan (PAJ) provides financial assistance to Japan-related art projects in the US and Canada (PAJ North-America) or Europe (PAJ Europe) that aim to introduce Japanese performing arts to local audiences in these areas, or to facilitate exchange between leading artists in Japan and North America or Europe. The Japan Foundation is now accepting applications for these two programs.

Eligible Applicants

PAJ North-America: non-profit organizations based in the US or Canada
PAJ Europe: art organizations based in Europe such as festivals, theaters or art promotion companies

Application Deadline

PAJ North-America: October 21, 2013
PAJ Europe: October 31, 2013

For more information on eligibility, grant coverage, assessment criteria etc, please read the attached guidelines above or visit the following websites:

PAJ North-America
The Japan Foundation, New York: http://www.jfny.org/arts_and_culture/paj.html
The Japan Foundation, Toronto: http://www.jftor.org/arts/PAJ.php
PAJ Europe
The Japan Foundation, London: http://www.jpf.org.uk/artsandculture/funding.php

A list of grant awardees of PAJ 2013-2014 and a wide range of information about performing arts in Japan is available online at: http://www.performingarts.jp/

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