Main Activities/Fiscal Year 2016 - 2017

February 14, 2017
About Us
Small Exhibition “From Our Rare Book Collection” (February 2017)
Dates: Monday, February 20 – Friday, February 24, 10:00a.m. - 7:00p.m.
Place: 1st floor, Library
February 10, 2017
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange[Dialogue]
“Promotion of Japan-Sri Lanka Business Relations through Sri Lankan Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Japan” Research in Progress by 2016-17 the Japan Foundation Fellows
Date: Monday, March 13, 2017
Venue: The Japan Foundation Headquarters (Main Building) Seminar room 1, 9th floor
February 7, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
February 1, 2017
About Us
Library: New Arrivals in January 2017
January 31, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in February 2017
January 31, 2017
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
January 25, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Presents Disability × Performing Arts Series 2017: With Claire Cunningham
Date: Monday, January 30 -Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Venue: KAAT Kanagawa Arts Theatre
January 18, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
January 17, 2017
About Us
The 150th Anniversary of Japan-Denmark Diplomatic Relations (2017)
January 17, 2017
About Us
The Japan Foundation Awards 2017 Call for Nominations
Deadline: All nominations must be received by Friday, March 3, 2017.
January 16, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Noism, RYUTOPIA's residential company, to perform in two cities in Romania
Date: Bucharest: Thursday, March 30, 2017
Sibiu: Wednesday, April 5 – Thursday, April 6, 2017
Venue: Bucharest: I.L. Caragiale National Theatre of Bucharest
Sibiu: Teatrul National Radu Stanca Sibiu
January 16, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945
Exhibition focusing on Post-war Japanese Residential Architecture held in Rome

Dates: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 – Sunday, February 26, 2017
Venue: National Museum of the 21st Century Arts (MAXXI)
January 12, 2017
JF Worldwide
Japanese Film Screening - Osaka
Dates: Friday, February 10, 2017 / Friday, March 17, 2017
Sub Hall (2nd Floor) - International House, Osaka (iHOUSE)
January 11, 2016
Press Release
Tokyo International Film Festival CROSSCUT ASIA tie-up event Colorful Indonesia 2 January 25-28, 2017
January 4, 2017
About Us
Library: New Arrivals in December 2017
January 4, 2017
About Us
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation
December 28, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in January 2017
December 27, 2016
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
December 21, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
December 2, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
December 1, 2016
About Us
JFIC Library: New Arrivals in November 2016
November 30, 2016
Press Release
Southeast Asia Short Documentary Film Screening and Discussion
Visual Documentary Project 2016
November 30, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in December 2016
November 30, 2016
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
November 25, 2016
Press Release
480,000 People around the World to Challenge the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test in December
November 22, 2016
Press Release
350 Guests Attended the Japan Foundation CGP/Abe Fellowship Program 25th Anniversary Symposium
November 18, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
CURATOR MEETING 2016: ART NEXT
Dates: Friday, November 25 – Sunday, November 27, 2016
Venue: The National Museum of Art, Osaka
November 11, 2016
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
KANJI Memory Hint 1[English version] has just launched.
November 8, 2016
Press Release
The Spirit of Asia Award of Tokyo International Film Festival 2016 goes to
Indian director Alankrita Shrivastava
November 8, 2016
About Us
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation
November 7, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
“From Rio to Tokyo: Olha Pro Céu~Look at the Sky~”
Tokyo Concert

Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Venue: Liquidroom (Ebisu, Tokyo)
November 7, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in November 2016
November 1, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
November 1, 2016
About Us
JFIC Library: New Arrivals in October 2016
October 31, 2016
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
October 20, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
YUGEN -THE HIDDEN BEAUTY OF JAPAN-
World Premiere Noh in 3D Live at the River Night Festival 2016

Date: Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29, 2016
Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum (Singapore)
October 13, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
October 13, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Art Mix Japan to be Held in Mexico!
Date: Saturday, December 3 and Sunday, December 4, 2016
Venue: Centro Nacional de las Artes (CENART)
October 7, 2016
Program Guidelines
Program Guidelines 2017 - 2018
October 5, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japan-China Curator Exchange Program invites young Chinese curators to Japan
Invitation Period: October 11 - 20, 2016
October 4, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in October 2016
October 3, 2016
About Us
JFIC Library: New Arrivals in September 2016
September 30, 2016
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
September 29, 2016
About Us
The Japan Foundation Awards 2016 Commemorative Lectures
(Lecture by Armando Toshiharu Tachibana, President, Centro Brasileiro de Língua Japonesa (CBLJ))

Date & Time: Thursday, October 20 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Hall Sakura, Japanese Language Center for International Students, Fuchu Campus, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Date & Time:Friday, October 21, 2016 2:40 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.
Venue: Lecture Room176, South 1F, Shizuoka University of Art and Culture
September 27, 2016
Press Release
The Japan Foundation Asia Center × Tokyo International Film Festival
Launching a New Comprehensive Platform to
Create New Japanese Film Market Opportunities in Asia
September 26, 2016
About Us
The Japan Foundation Awards 2016 Commemorative Lectures
(Lecture by Susan J. Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University)

Date & Time: Friday, October 21, 2016 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, International House of Japan
September 21, 2016
Press Release
CROSSCUT ASIA #03: Colorful Indonesia
Lineup Announced
September 20, 2016
JF Worldwide
An Evening of Noh and Kyogen 2016
Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 from 6:30 p.m.
(Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
Venue: Kyoto Kanze Nohplay Theater (44 Enshoji-cho, Okazaki, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto)
September 15, 2016
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange[Dialogue]
“Kagawa Toyohiko’s 1938-39 Trip to India: Intersections in Religion and Empire” Research in Progress by 2015-16 the Japan Foundation Fellows
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Venue: The Japan Foundation Headquarters(Main Building) Seminar room 1, 9th floor
September 13, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
September 13, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Mansai Nomura + Hiroshi Sugimoto
A Performance of Divine Dance SAMBASO: Kami Hisomi Iki
A Cultural Event of the World Forum on Sport and Culture Official Program

Date: Friday, October 21, 2016
Venue: Bunkamura Orchard Hall
September 2, 2016
JF Worldwide
Japanese Film Screenings 2016
Dates:Friday, November 4 - 30, 2016
Venue:Event Hall, Kyoto International Community House (kokoka)
September 1, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in September 2016
September 1, 2016
About Us
JFIC Library: New Arrivals in August 2016
August 31, 2016
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
August 30, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation and Japan Professional Photographers Society co-organize the photo exhibition Japan’s coastline and its people in Tonga
August 25, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
August 24, 2016
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
We have announced the results of the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test conducted in July 2016.
August 24, 2016
About Us
The Japan Foundation Awards (2016)
– Cai Guo-Qiang (Artist), Susan J. Pharr (Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University), Centro Brasileiro de Língua Japonesa (CBLJ) –
August 24, 2016
“Shuichi Hidano Super Taiko Concert” to be Held for the Hosting of TICAD VI Kenya
Date: Friday, August 26, 2016
Venue: Alliance Française, Nairobi
August 24, 2016
Press Release
The Japan Foundation Awards 2016 Recipients
– Cai Guo-Qiang, Susan J. Pharr, Centro Brasileiro de Língua Japonesa –
August 17, 2016
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
Hirogaru, get more of Japan and Japanese has just launched.
August 16, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
London Design Biennale 2016
Yasuhiro Suzuki “A Journey Around the Neighbourhood Globe”
August 16, 2016
About Us
Small Exhibition “From Our Rare Book Collection” (August 2016)
Dates: Monday, August 22 - Friday, August 26, 10:00a.m. - 7:00p.m.
Place: 1st floor, JFIC Library
August 8, 2016
Press Release
London Design Biennale 2016
Yasuhiro Suzuki “ A Journey Around the Neighbourhood Globe”
August 5, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Emergence of the Contemporary: Avant-Garde Art in Japan, 1950-1970 Installation View
August 4, 2016
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange[Dialogue]
Japan-India Dialogue 2016: Distinguished Visitors Program 2016
India’s New Frontier: Healthcare Technology In Making Social Impact

Date: September 1, 2016
Venue: Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, International House of Japan
August 2, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in August 2016
August 1, 2016
About Us
JFIC Library: New Arrivals in July 2016
July 29, 2016
About Us
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation
July 29, 2016
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
July 28, 2016
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
JF Japanese e-Learning Minato has just launched.
July 27, 2016
Press Release
The Japanese language learning platform ‘JF Japanese e-Learning Minato’ Released
Online Japanese learning system which allows learners meet each other worldwide via community forums.
July 27, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
July 20, 2016
About Us
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation
July 11, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Emergence of the Contemporary: Avant-Garde Art in Japan, 1950-1970
Brazil’s First Exhibition Devoted to the Japanese Avant-Garde Movement

Dates: July 14 - August 28, 2016
Venue: Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro
July 4, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in July 2016
July 4, 2016
Press Release
Joint Symposium of the Japan Foundation Asia Center and Arts Council Tokyo
Art & Technology: Changing Times, Contemporary Trends, Future Platforms
July 1, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Joint Japan-Brazil Pop Concert
“Olha Pro Céu~Look at the Sky~”

Date: Friday July 29 and Saturday July 30, 2016
Venue: Vivo Rio (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
July 1, 2016
About Us
JFIC Library: New Arrivals in June 2016
June 30, 2016
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
June 24, 2016
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
The award recipients of the 57th International Speech Contest in Japanese announced.
June 21, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
June 17, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japan Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia in 2017
June 14, 2016
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
E-learning material NIHONGO Starter
June 14, 2016
Press Release
390,000 People around the World to Challenge
the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test in July
The number of overseas applicants increased by 15,000 people
June 13, 2016
About Us
Small Exhibition “From Our Rare Book Collection” (June 2016)
Dates: Monday, June 20 – Friday, June 24, 10:00a.m. - 7:00p.m.
Place: 1st floor, JFIC Library
June 6, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
June 3, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in June 2016
June 2, 2016
Press Release
At the 15th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia
Special Mention to Japan
June 1, 2016
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange[Dialogue]
2016 Intellectual Exchange Programme between Japan and Europe in Alsace Japanese Study Seminar :Women and Men (女と男) Call for participation
Dates: September 26 - 27, 2016
Venue: Centre Européen d'Etudes Japonaises d'Alsace
June 1, 2016
Press Release
Website "Listen Together: The Songs of Japan" Launched
to Promote Interests in Japanese-language and Culture through Japanese Music
June 1, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Site Inspection and Discussion Project“Reality, Extinguished/Generated by Science and Culture —Fiction, Institution, Technology and Bodies in the 21st Century—”Call for Application
Some of the reports on the lectures and the site inspections written by the participants are now available online
June 1, 2016
About Us
Application Guidelines - Eligibility Requirements for the Japan Foundation Prizes for Global Citizenship 2016
Deadline for applications: July 29, 2016
June 1, 2016
About Us
JFIC Library: New Arrivals in May 2016
May 31, 2016
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
The Fifty-Seventh International Speech Contest in Japanese
May 31, 2016
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
May 24, 2016
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange[Dialogue]
"Testing Boundaries: Researching Japan’s Avant-Garde"
Research in Progress by the Japan Foundation Fellows 2015-16

Date and Time: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Venue: The Japan Foundation Headquarters Seminar room 1, 9th floor
May 23, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Movie Screenings YOKOSO! EIGAKAN!
ONE PIECE FILM GOLD to be shown with English/Chinese subtitles

Dates: Saturday, July 23 – Friday, August 5, 2016
Theaters: Shinjuku Wald 9(Tokyo), T-JOY PRINCE Shinagawa(Tokyo), Yokohama Burg 13(Kanagawa),Umeda Burg 7(Osaka),T-JOY Kyoto(Kyoto),T-JOY Hakata(Fukuoka)
May 12, 2016
About Us
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation
May 9, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in May 2016
May 2, 2016
About Us
JFIC Library: New Arrivals in April 2016
April 28, 2016
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
April 27, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
April 14, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
April 4, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
London Design Biennale 2016
April 4, 2016
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
April 1, 2016
About Us
JFIC Library: New Arrivals in March 2016

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