Ⅰ Arts and Cultural Exchange
The Japan Foundation supports exchange projects between Japan and other countries in three art genre: visual arts, performing arts and audio-visual arts as well as in publications. Projects aim to introduce Japanese culture and arts that deepen the understanding of Japan overseas.
|Application Instructions /
|1 Grant Program for Dispatching Artists and Cultural Specialists|
Grant Program for Dispatching Artists and Cultural Specialists
This program is designed to provide financial assistance to artists and Japanese culture specialists who conduct such cultural events overseas.
|Dec. 3, 2012
June. 3, 2013
|2 Performing Arts Japan (PAJ)|
(1) Performing Arts Japan for North America
This program is designed to provide financial assistance for performances or co-productions in North America that aim to introduce Japanese performing arts to local audiences.
|Overseas*||Organization||Oct. 22, 2012||
(2) Performing Arts Japan for Europe
This program is designed to provide financial assistance for performances or co-productions in European countries that aim to introduce Japanese performing arts to local audiences.
|Overseas*||Organization||Nov. 2, 2012||
For detailed information, please contact The Japan Foundation overseas offices in Europe(see the appendix).
|3 Exhibitions Abroad Support Program|
Exhibitions Abroad Support Program
This program is designed to provide financial support to overseas museums and art institutions which organize exhibitions introducing Japanese art and culture to audiences overseas.
|Overseas||Organization||Dec. 3, 2012||
|4 Support Program for Translation and Publication on Japan|
Support Program for Translation and Publication on Japan
This program is designed to provide financial support to foreign publishers which conduct projects of translating and/or publishing Japanese works.
|Organization||Nov. 19, 2012 and June 3, 2013||
【Selection of Japanese Books Recommended for Translation】
*Japanese publishers can apply only if there is an agreement with foreign book distribution companies.
*Please read the details of each program and the appropriate application forms thoroughly.
*Please refer to FAQs for more information.
(1) Applicants from outside Japan:
Applicants should contact the nearest Japan Foundation overseas offices. When there is no regional office in the applicant's country of residence, please contact the nearest Embassy or Consulate-General of Japan.
(2) Applicants from within Japan:
Applicants from within Japan should contact the section in charge at the Japan Foundation domestic offices