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Performing Arts Japan (PAJ) provides financial assistance to Japan-related performing 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 27, 2014
PAJ Europe: October 30, 2014

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.htmlExternal link
The Japan Foundation, Toronto: http://jftor.org/arts-and-culture/performing-arts-japan/External link
PAJ Europe
The Japan Foundation, London: http://www.jpf.org.uk/artsandculture/funding.phpExternal link

A list of grant awardees of PAJ 2014-2015 and a wide range of information about performing arts in Japan is available online at: http://www.performingarts.jp/External link

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