Main Activities/Fiscal Year 2017 - 2018

November 9, 2017
Press Release
Southeast Asia Short Documentary Film Screening and Discussion
Visual Documentary Project 2017
December 7 in Kyoto and December 9 in Tokyo
November 7, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
November 6, 2017
Press Release
The Spirit of Asia Award by The Japan Foundation Asia Center
for Tokyo International Film Festival 2017 goes to
Mr. Akio Fujimoto
November 2, 2017
Press Release
From the Streets in Asia: A Dance that Breaks New Ground for Performing Arts
DANCE DANCE ASIA–Crossing the Movements in TOKYO 2018
Performances to be Held from March 23 to March 25, 2018
November 2, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in November 2017
November 1, 2017
About Us
Library: New Arrivals in October, 2017
October 31, 2017
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
October 23, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
October 12, 2017
Press Release
Lineup Announced for
CROSSCUT ASIA #04: What’s Next from Southeast Asia
Special Trailer and Short Commentary Clips from Maestros also Released
October 10, 2017
About Us
The 50th anniversary of Japan-Maldives Diplomatic Relations
October 5, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
October 3, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in October 2017
October 2, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Two Major Exhibitions at Centre Pompidou-Metz, France Japanese Architecture and Art Exhibitions Open in Autumn 2017
Venue: Centre Pompidou-Metz (Metz, France)
[Japan-ness] Dates: Saturday, September 9, 2017 – Monday, January 8, 2018
[Japanorama] Dates: Friday, October 20, 2017 – Monday, March 5, 2018
October 2, 2017
About Us
Library: New Arrivals in September, 2017
September 29, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
“Yōga: Modern Western Paintings of Japan” Exhibition in Taipei City, Taiwan Explores the 100-year History of Japanese Western Paintings
Dates: Saturday, October 7 2017–Sunday, January 7 2018
Venue: Museum of National Taipei University of Education
September 29, 2017
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
September 26, 2017
Press Release
The Japan Foundation Asia Center & TIFF announce
Next Directors of the Asian Omnibus Film Series: Asian Three-Fold Mirror
September 26, 2017
About Us
The Japan Foundation Awards 2017 Commemorative Lectures
Dates & Time: Thursday, October19, 2017 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Tokyo University of the Arts
Dates & Time: Friday, October 20, 2017, 2:00p.m.
Venue:Japan National Press Club
Dates & Time: Friday, October 20, 2017 1:30p.m.-3:00p.m.
Venue:Yotsuya Campus, Sophia University
September 25, 2017
Program Guidelines
Program Guidelines 2018 - 2019
September 22, 2017
JF Worldwide
An Evening of Noh and Kyogen 2017
Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 6:30 p.m.
(Doors will open at 6:00 p.m.)
Venue: Kongo Noh Theatre (karasuma-nakadachiuri, kamigyo-ku, Kyoto)
September 21, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japan-China Curator Exchange Program invites young Chinese curators to Japan
Tuesday, October 17–Thursday, October 26, 2017
September 21, 2017
About Us
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation
September 6, 2017
Press Release
Two Major Exhibitions at Centre Pompidou-Metz, France
Japanese Architecture and Art Exhibitions Open in Autumn 2017
September 4, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Awards (2017)
Alexandra Munroe, Frederik L. Schodt, and Andrej Bekeš
September 4, 2017
Press Release
The Japan Foundation Awards 2017 Go to
Alexandra Munroe, Frederik L. Schodt, and Andrej Bekeš
September 4, 2017
JF Worldwide
Japanese Film Screening (with English subtitles/English narration)
Dates:Thursday, November 9, 10, 16, 17, 2017
Venue:Event Hall, Kyoto International Community House (kokoka)
September 1, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
September 1, 2017
About Us
Library: New Arrivals in August, 2017
August 31, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia 2018
Dates: Saturday, May 26 – Sunday, November 25, 2018
Venue: Giardini di Castello, Arsenale, etc.
August 31, 2017
Press Release
The Japan Pavilion Exhibition at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia,
“Architectural Ethnography from Tokyo: Guidebooks and Projects on Livelihood” – Momoyo Kaijima is chosen to be a curator
August 31, 2017
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
August 30, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Demonstration of Noh, Calligraphy and English Rakugo in Malaysia
[Noh performance]
Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Venue: Dewan Filharmonik PETRONUS
[Japanese Calligraphy]
Dates: Monday, October 16 and Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Venue: Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, RUANG by Think City
[English-Rakugo tour]
Dates: Thursday, October 19 - Monday, October 30, 2017
Venue: TBD
August 25, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in September 2017
August 25, 2017
About Us
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation
August 22, 2017
About Us
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation
August 15, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Art & Architecture Project
Chiang Mai, Thailand

(Research)
Dates: Saturday, August 19 – Tuesday, August 22, 2017
(Public Program)
Date: Sunday, August 20, 2017 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Asian Culture Station
August 14, 2017
About Us
Small Exhibition “From Our Rare Book Collection” (August 2017)
Dates: Monday, August 21 – Friday, August 25, 10:00a.m. - 7:00p.m.
Place: 1st floor, Library
August 9, 2017
Press Release
The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai to Hold 20th Anniversary Symposium in Osaka on August 19
August 9, 2017
JF Worldwide
Japanese Film Screening with English Subtitles- Osaka
Dates:Sunday, October 8, 15, 22, 2017
Venue:Sub Hall (2nd Fl.) - International House, Osaka (i-House)
August 8, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
August 1, 2017
About Us
Library: New Arrivals in July, 2017
July 31, 2017
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
July 28, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in August 2017
July 28, 2017
About Us
Japonismes 2018 Fringe Program (provisional title)
July 11, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
July 4, 2017
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
Japanese Learning Site 'Marugoto Plus Elementary2(A2)' has been released.
July 3, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
July 3, 2017
Press Release
The Japan Foundation Asia Center & Tokyo International Film Festival to Showcase Next Generation of ASEAN’s Filmmakers
July 3, 2017
About Us
Library: New Arrivals in June, 2017
June 30, 2017
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
Special Interview: Why I study Japanese -Kevin Reynolds-
June 30, 2017
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
June 29, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Asia Students Package Design Competition(ASPaC) 2017
Competition period(ASPaC Awards):  Friday, June 9 - Friday, October 6, 2017
Invitation and exchange program (ASPaC Week):  Friday, December 1 - Thursday, December 7, 2017
June 27, 2017
Press Release
470,000 People around the World to Take on the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test in July
June 26, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in July 2017
June 21, 2017
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
The award recipients of the 58th International Speech Contest in Japanese announced.
June 20, 2017
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange[Dialogue]
【The Deadline is extended】 2017 Intellectual Exchange Programme between Japan and Europe in Alsace
Japanese Study Seminar: Digital Media and Communication (デジタル・メディアとコミュニケーション) Call for participation

Deadline for applications: Friday, July 14, 2017
Dates: Monday, September 25 - Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Venue: Centre Européen d'Etudes Japonaises d'Alsace
June 9, 2017
About Us
Small Exhibition “From Our Rare Book Collection” (June 2017)
Dates: Monday, June 19 – Friday, June 23, 10:00a.m. - 7:00p.m.
Place: 1st floor, Library
June 8, 2017
About Us
Application Guidelines - Eligibility Requirements for the Japan Foundation Prizes for Global Citizenship 2017
Deadline for applications: Monday, July 31, 2017
June 6, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
June 2, 2017
JF Worldwide
Noh Charity Performance: Prayers from Kyoto for Reconstruction of Japan’s Disaster-affected Regions
June 1, 2017
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
The participants of the 58th International Speech Contest in Japanese have been selected.
June 1, 2017
About Us
Library: New Arrivals in May, 2017
May 31, 2017
Japanese-Language Education Overseas[Language]
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" was updated
May 29, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in June 2017
May 25, 2017
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange[Dialogue]
AAS in Asia Seoul Special Round Table:
“Globalizing Japanese Studies beyond Borders and Boundaries”

Date: Sunday, June 25, 2017
Venue: Korea University LG-POSCO Hall /Supex Hall 4th Floor
May 19, 2017
Press Release
Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN SUNSHOWER: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia 1980s to Now
May 17, 2017
About Us
The Visitors to the Japan Foundation
May 16, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
May 8, 2017
Press Release
The 57th International Art Exhibtion - Biennale di Venezia
The Japan Pavilion to Exhibit Works by Takahiro Iwasaki Curated by Meruro Washida
May 2, 2017
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange[Dialogue]
2017 Intellectual Exchange Programme between Japan and Europe in Alsace
Japanese Study Seminar: Digital Media and Communication (デジタル・メディアとコミュニケーション) Call for participation

Dates: Monday, September 25 - Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Venue: Centre Européen d'Etudes Japonaises d'Alsace
May 1, 2017
About Us
Library: New Arrivals in April, 2017
April 24, 2017
Arts and Cultural Exchange[Culture]
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in May 2017
April 3, 2017
About Us
Library: New Arrivals in March, 2017

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