Fiscal Year 2010-2011

Mar. 31, 2011
JFIC Library News
New Arrivals in March,2011
Mar. 29, 2011
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Education Bulletin (Vol.7)
Mar. 25, 2011
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
Mar. 4, 2011
JFIC Library News
New Arrivals in February,2011
Mar. 3, 2011
Performing Arts
Butoh Performances in China: "Butoh: The Great Spirit"
Tour Schedule: March 5 to 6, 2011
Venues: China
Feb. 25, 2011
Intellectural Exchange
International Conference on Empowering Women Report
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
Feb. 22, 2011
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in March, 2011
Feb. 18, 2011
JFIC Library News
JFIC Library is closed from Renovation
Feb. 16, 2011
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in February, 2011
Feb. 14, 2011
Visual Arts
YAMAGUCHI Akira Solo Exhibition “Singa-planet”
(Mar 12- May 6, 2011/Singapore)
Feb. 4, 2011
Visual Arts
WA: The Spirit of Harmony and Japanese Design Today
(Feb 12 - Mar 19, 2011/Korea,Seoul)
JFIC Library News
New Arrivals in January,2011
Jan. 25, 2011
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
Jan. 21, 2011
About Us
Breaking news!
Award winners of the Second International Furoshiki Design Contest for
Students Announced


- Fusing Japanese Tradition and Young International Artists Creativity -
JF Original Furoshiki Design Contest Works
The Japan Foundation Kyoto Office
Film screening of "Megane" with English subtites(Osaka) Kyoto Office
Dates:Friday, March 18, 2011 starting from 18:30
Venue:International House, Osaka(i-House) MET Hall(2F)
Press Release
Director Changes in the Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne and the Japan Cultural Institute in Paris(PDF:338KB)
Jan. 19, 2011
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
The Japan Foundation Prizes for Global Citizenship (2010)
Jan. 12, 2011
The Japan Foundation Kyoto Office
Film screening of "Billiken" with English subtites(Osaka) Kyoto Office
Dates:Friday, February 18, 2011 starting from 18:30
Venue:International House, Osaka(i-House) – MET Hall(2F)

Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News
Our Choice: Books and DVDs recommended by the Library Staff (December, 2010)
Jan. 11, 2011
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in January, 2011
Jan. 7, 2011
Press Release
International Symposium Japan-Europe Cooperation on "Social Firms"(PDF:239KB)
JFIC Library News
New Arrivals in December, 2010
Dec. 27, 2010
JFIC Library News
Library Small Exhibition
Dates: January 5 (Wed) - 15 (Sat), 10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 17:00 on the final day, January 15 (Sat)

Venue: JFIC Library, first floor

Visual Arts

Toyo Ito Architecture Exhibition "MY COSMOS: from my room to my city"
(Jan 8 - Feb 25, 2011/Singapore)
Dec. 24, 2010
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
Dec. 17, 2010
Intellectural Exchange
International Symposium Japan-Europe Cooperation on Social Firms
Date: Sunday, January 30, 2011 10:00 – 16:30
Venue: Nadao Hall, Japan National Council of Social Welfare (Zenshakyo)
The Japan Foundation Kyoto Office
Film screening of "Kikujiro" with English subtites(Osaka) Kyoto Office
Dates:Friday, January 21, 2011 starting from 18:30
Venue:International House, Osaka(i-House) MET Hall(2F)
Dec. 15, 2010
JFIC Library News
Library closed for New Year Holidays
Dec. 3, 2010
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in December
Dec. 2, 2010
Performing Arts
Karin Quartet Music Concert
Japanese contemporary music with traditional instruments


JFIC Library News

New Arrivals in November, 2010
Nov. 29, 2010
JFIC Library News
Library Small Exhibition
Dates: December 1 (Wed) - 10 (Fri), 10:00 - 19:00
Venue: JFIC Library, first floor
Nov. 25, 2010
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
Nov. 24, 2010
Visual Arts
“Manga Realities: Exploring the Art of Japanese Comics Today” Exhibition Comes to Korea!
Nov. 19, 2010
Performing Arts
Butoh Performance in Russia Butoh — The Great Spirit
Nov 12, 2010
Visual arts
WA: The Spirit of Harmony and Japanese Design Today
(Nov. 20 - Dec. 5, 2010/ France, Saint-Étitnne)
Nov 9, 2010
JFIC Library News
New Arrivals in October, 2010
Nov. 8, 2010
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in November
Nov. 5, 2010
The Japan Foundation Kyoto Office
Film screening of "Twin Sisters of Kyoto (Koto)" with English Subtitles
Dates: Friday, November 26, 2010 starting from 13:30
Venue: The Kyoto Prefectural International Center
Oct. 28, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
Library Small Exhibition
Dates: November 1 (Mon) - 12 (Fri), 10:00 - 19:00
Venue: JFIC Library, first floor
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Asia Leadership Fellow Program - A Public Symposium (2010)
Date: November 8 (Mon), 2010, 1:30-5:30 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, International House of Japan

Book Launch by Dr. Fouzia Saeed
Japanese Translation of TABOO:The Hidden Culture of the Red Light Area
Date: November 11 (Thu.), 2010, 6:30-8:00 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, International House of Japan
Oct. 26, 2010
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
Oct 22, 2010
Performing Arts
Minosuke Nishikawa Nihon Buyo
Performances in Singapore and Malaysia

Tour Schedule: November 2 to 5, 2010
Venues: Malaysia, Singapore
Oct 18, 2010
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in September
Oct. 15, 2010
Intellectural Exchange
"Asia Leadership Fellow Program" Call for applications for 2011. Application deadline is Monday December 20, 2010.
The Japan Foundation Kyoto Office
"An Evening of Noh and Kyogen"
Dates: Tuesday, 14 December 2010 from 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Kyoto Kanze Kaikan
Oct 8, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News
(Our Choice: Books and DVDs recommended by the Library Staff (September, 2010))
Performing Arts
Kabuki - Encountering a 400-Year Heritage
Oct. 5, 2010
Public Seminar "Shared Understanding of Asian Religio-Cultural Problems"
Dialogue between Buddhism and Hinduism
Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 15:30- 17:30
Venue: The Japan Foundation, JFIC Sakura Hall
Oct 1, 2010
Program Guidelines
Fisical 2011-2012 The Japan Foundation Program Guidelines
JFIC Library News
New Arrivals in September, 2010
Sep 29, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
Library Small Exhibition
Dates: October 1 (Fri) - 13 (Wed), 10:00 -19:00
Venue: JFIC Library, first floor
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Report on Symposium -Rethinking Diplomacy: New Approaches and Domestic Challenges
Sep 28, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
Invitation for Media Coverage:
2010 The Japan Foundation Awards
Presentation Ceremony and the Commemorative Lectures (PDF:248KB)
Sep. 24, 2010
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
The Japan Foundation Kyoto Office
Film screening of "Munekata Sisters" with English Subtitles
Dates: Friday, October 8, 2010 starting from 13:30
Venue: The Kyoto Prefectural International Center
Sep. 21, 2010
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
Activity Reports (September, 2010)
Training Program for the U.S. Teachers of the Japanese Language for 2010

2009 Survey of Overseas Organizations Involved in Japanese-Language Education
Sep 21, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
Commemorative Lectures by the recipients of Japan Foundation Award
Sep 14, 2010
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in September
Sep.10, 2010
Performing Arts
Japan-Turkey Contemporary Music Collaboration
Sound Migration

Concert Schedule: October 1 - 7, 2010
Venues: Istanbul, Izmir, Cairo, Budapest
Sep. 8, 2010
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
Activity Reports (August, 2010)
Japanese-Language Program for Foreign-Service Officers and Public Officials for FY 2009 was Concluded
Sep. 3, 2010
The Japan Foundation Kyoto Office
Film Screening of "Rashomon" with English Subtitles (Japan Foundation Kyoto Office)
Dates: Saturday, September 11, 2010
Venue: The Kyoto Prefectural International Center
Sep 2, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
2010 The Japan Foundation Awards Recipients Selected
2010 The Japan Foundation Awards Recipients Selected (PDF:57KB)
JFIC Library News
New Arrivals in August, 2010
Aug 31, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News
(Our Choice: Books and DVDs recommended by the Library Staff (August, 2010))
Aug 26, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
Library Small Exhibition
Dates: September 1 - 10 , 2010 10:00 - 19:00
Venue: JFIC Library, first floor
Aug. 26, 2010
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
The public symposium 'Rethinking Diplomacy: New Approaches and Domestic Challenges' will be broadcast live on the internet from August 31,18:00.
Aug. 24, 2010
The Japan Foundation Kyoto Office
JAPANESE DRAMA(with subtitles in foreign languages)
Dates: August 27, 2010 - October 22, 2010
Venue: Event Hall Kyoto International Community House
Aug. 20, 2010
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
Aug 18, 2010
Visual Arts
Japanese Participation in The 14th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh 2010
The Japan Foundation Kyoto Office
SCREENING OF FILMS TO INTRODUCE JAPANESE CULTURE
(with English narrations)

Dates: August 26, 2010 - November 10, 2010
Venue: Event Hall Kyoto International Community House
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
New Museology: Drawing synergies between cultural heritage and contemporary cultures

Date: Monday 13 September, 2010, 13.00-16.00
Venue: Akiba Hall
Aug 12, 2010
Visual Arts
The 6th Asian Museum Curators' Conference
Aug.10, 2010
The Japan Foundation Kyoto Office
JAPANESE ANIMATION (with English subtitles)
Dates: August 28, 2010 - November 12, 2010
Venue: Event Hall Kyoto International Community House
Japanese Studies
List of Fellows in 2010
Aug.4, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News
New Arrivals in July, 2010
Aug.3, 2010
Press Release
Public Symposium Rethinking Diplomacy: New Approaches and Domestic Challenges (PDF:34KB)
July. 30, 2010
Press Release
"Manga Realities: Exploring the Art of Japanese Comics Today"
Exhibition to explore the Art of Manga starts from August 14 Tour from Japan to Korea and Philippines (PDF:57KB)
July. 29, 2010
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
Activity Reports (July, 2010)
"JF STANDARD FOR JAPANESE-LANGUAGE EDUCATION 2010" Is Released
May. 31, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
Library Small Exhibition
Dates: August 2 - 11, 2010 10:00 -19:00
Venue: JFIC Library, first floor
July. 25, 2010
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
July.23, 2010
Performing Arts
Mio Matsuda, Tomohiro Yahiro, Hugo Fattoruso
South-America Concert Tour TRANS-CRIOLLA

Concert Schedule: August 6 - 14, 2010
Venues: Argentina, Uruguay and Chile
July.21, 2010
Visual Arts
The Japan Foundation presents the Aichi Triennale 2010 Opening Symposium (Aug. 21)
July.15, 2010
Visual Arts
“Les arts décoratifs japonais face à la modernit é1900-1930”
July 14, 2010
The Japan Foundation presents the Aichi Triennale 2010 Opening Symposium "The Mission of Biennials/Triennials: An East Asian Perspective" (PDF:30KB)
July. 13, 2010
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Activity Reports (July, 2010)
Report on the Japan-Europe Intellectual Exchanges in Alsace:
A collection of papers "Japanese Studies Seminar on Edo" is published
July 7, 2010
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in July
July.2, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News (Our Choice: Books and DVDs recommended by the Library Staff (June, 2010))

New Arrivals in June, 2010
July.1, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News
Change of the Library opening hours
Due to the Foundation’s event, the Library will be closed at following time:
July 14 (Wed.) 6:00 p.m.
July 23 (Fri.) 4:00 p.m.

Shop Hours
Monday through Friday 10:00 - 18:00
(except for the days the Library is closed)
Jun.28, 2010
Visual Arts
JENESYS Programme: Invitation Programme for Creators (2009/2010 Invitees)
Jun. 22, 2010
Intellectural Exchange
Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conferences
(FY 2010-2011)
Jun. 18, 2010
Performing Arts
AGA-SHIO + Music & Rhythms Tour in Africa
Jun. 18, 2010
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Activity Reports (June, 2010)
Programme Report "Intercultural City and Multicultural Symbiosis"
Organized by the Japan Foundation and the Council of Europe
Jun. 17, 2010
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
"Japanese Book News" Vol.64
Jun. 14, 2010
Arts and Cultural Exchange
JENESYS Programme" Invitation Progarmme for Creators"
Activity Report 2007/2008·2008/2009
Jun. 10, 2010
Press Release
Now Open! "NIHONGO e"
Portal for Learning Japanese (PDF:41KB)
Jun. 8, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News (Our Choice: Books and DVDs recommended by the Library Staff (April, 2010))
Jun. 3, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
Artist-in-Residence and Creative Core in the Cities
――Finland, Norway, and Hokkaido――

Pamphlet (PDF:1.56MB)
Date: June 14, 2010 18:30 - 20:30
Venue: JFIC Hall “SAKURA” at the Japan Foundation Head Office)
Jun. 2, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News (New Arrivals in May, 2010)
May. 31, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
Library Small Exhibition “Guidebooks on Japan in the Meiji and Taisho Periods.”
Dates: June 1 - 10, 2010  10:00 -19:00
Venue: JFIC Library, first floor
Intellectural Exchange
International Conference on Empowering Women
Date: June 12, 2010  9:30-17:00
Venue: Instituto Cervantes Auditorium
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
May. 28, 2010
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in June
May. 26, 2010
Press Release
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE INVESTIGATES
OPPORTUNITIES FOR EMPOWERING WOMEN IN EUROPE AND JAPAN (PDF:307KB)
May. 20, 2010
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Activity Reports (May, 2010)
Report on Public Lecture by Prof. John Holden
Values Without Borders: "Cultural Diplomacy" Starts At Home
May. 18, 2010
JF Video Square
Public Lecture "Values Without Borders: "Cultural Diplomacy" Starts At Home" uploaded
May. 17, 2010
Intellectural Exchange
Asia Leadership Fellow Program 2008 PROGRAM REPORT (PDF:External link)
May. 14, 2010
JF Video Square
Presentation Ceremony for the Japan Foundation Awards 2009 uploaded
May. 13, 2010
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
Website "Japanese in Anime & Manga" Opened!
Apr. 30, 2010
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in May
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
JENESYS Future Leaders Programme: "Migration and the Role of Community amid the Global Financial Crisis"
JENESYS Future Leaders Programme: "Environmental Conservation through Biodiversity: In Search of Sustainable Development"
Apr. 28, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News (Our Choice: Books and DVDs recommended by the Library Staff (April, 2010), A List of new arrivals)
Apr.26, 2010
Visual Arts
12th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice Biennale
Exhibition Dates: August 29 - November 21, 2010
Venues: Giardini di Castello, Arsenale, etc.
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
Activity Reports
The Presentation Ceremony of the Japan Foundation Prizes for Global Citizenship (2009)
Apr.15, 2010
Visual Arts
JENESYS Programme: Invitation Programme for Creators (2009/2010 Invitees)
Apr.12, 2010
Press Release
A fun website for Japanese-language beginners launched!
“Erin's Challenge! I Can Speak Japanese.” http://erin.ne.jp (PDF:38KB)
Apr. 7, 2010
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
Activity Reports (April, 2010)
The Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Will Change!
- Report on the JLPT in 2009 (December) and Information on New JLPT -
Apr. 2, 2010
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News (Our Choice: Books and DVDs recommended by the Library Staff (March, 2010), A List of new arrivals)
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