Fiscal Year 2012 - 2013

Mar. 22, 2013
Japanese Book News 75 was published. (Mar. 1)
Mar. 11, 2013
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in March, 2013
Mar. 5, 2013
Minamisanriku and Chile – To Our Faraway Friends, With All My Heart –
High school students from disaster-stricken regions in Chile and Minamisanriku, Miyagi Prefecture, exchange gifts of poems and songs across the Pacific Ocean.

Dates: February 27 - March 15, 2013
Mar. 4, 2013
Documentary movie “LIGHT UP NIPPON” screening + talk session will take place in Tokyo!
Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013
Feb. 19, 2013
Re: Quest―Japanese Contemporary Art since the 1970s
Dates: March 5 - April 14, 2013
Showcasing Traditional Japanese Music
in Cambodia, Myanmar, and Laos
“Sho Asano & Ensemble” Tour in Southeast Asia
New Age of Japanese Music ~Tradition & Challenge~

Dates: February 21 - March 1, 2013
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in February, 2013
Feb. 8, 2013
“Worth Sharing-A Selection of Japanese Books Recommended for Translation” (20 titles)
Vol.1 Japan’s Youth
Feb. 7, 2013
Arte in Giappone 1868-1945
Dates: February 26 - May 5, 2013
Jan. 31, 2013
Oriza Hirata's Seinendan Theater Company to Tour North America to Perform a Double-Bill of one-act plays: Android-Human Theater Sayonara and Robot-Human Theater I, Worker
Dates: January 31 - March 9, 2013
Jan. 29, 2013
Rebuilding Our Hometown after the Great East Japan Earthquake: Restoration of Oyster Fisheries
<A Message from the Urato Islands of Shiogama City, Miyagi Prefecture>
Lecture and Demonstration on Local Oyster Dishes in Paris, Warsaw, and Dortmund

Dates: February 9 - 15, 2013
Jan. 21, 2013
10 Leading Experts in the Field of Photography Visit Japan:
“Invitation of Group of Specialists in the Field of Visual Arts in the United States” (Fiscal 2012-2013)

Dates: January 30 - 31, 2013
Jan. 18, 2013
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in January, 2013
Jan. 7, 2013
Omnilogue: Your Voice is Mine
Dates: January 19 - April 21, 2013
Dec. 26, 2012
The Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibitions
Dec 21, 2012
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in December, 2012
Dec 18 2012
An International Symposium
"In Search of a New Narrative of Postwar Japanese Art-What Becomes Visible through the Exhibitions at the Two Modern Art Museums in New York and Tokyo"

Dates: December 23, 2012
Dec 17 2012
Japanese Book News 74 was published. (Dec. 1)
Dec 11 2012
Robot Creator Tomotaka Takahashi Visits Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and United Arab Emirates
Dates: December 10 - 19, 2012
Dec. 5, 2012
Japanese Karate Experts Give Karate Lessons in 4 Cities in Saudi Arabia (Dec 6 - 26)
Nov 27 2012
AUN&HIDE: Performance in South Asia
Dates: November 30 - December 8, 2012
Venue: Bangladesh, India, and Sri Lanka
Nov 22 2012
15th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh 2012 Japan Official Participation(Dec 1 - 31 )
Lecture & Demonstration on Humanoid Robot - Hiroshi Ishiguro in South Africa, Angola, and Tanzania (Nov 21 - 30 )
Hiroko Takahashi Lecture and Workshop
-A New Sensibility in Japanese Creation-
in the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand

Dates: November 24 to December 3
Nov 20 2012
Lecture and cooking demonstration of seasonal and local dishes from Niigata  (Nov 24 - Dec 4)
Nov 15, 2012
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in November, 2012
Nov 9, 2012
"Leonard Eto TAIKO Ensemble" Concert in Central Asia
Dates: November 11 - 23, 2012
Venue: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz, and Georgia
Nov 7, 2012
Tomo Yamaguchi, Sizzle Ohtaka, Yuriko Mukoujima Timor-Leste Performance "Creating a Circle of Music Together" (November 14 - 19)
Nov 2, 2012
Japan-Russia Cultural Exchange Project 2012
Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra Concert
Nov 1, 2012
The 8th Asian Museum Curators- Conference Tokyo
Dates: December 21 - December 22, 2012
Venue: Sakura Hall, The Japan Foundation
Lecture and Demonstration on Humanoid Robot in Spain, Italy, and Switzerland (Nov 6 - 13)
Oct 29, 2012
Traditional Japanese Music Concert Delivering the Timbre of Japan in Appreciation of the Recovery Support in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru (November 1 - 5, 2012)
Oct 19, 2012
Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra to tour Russia in Appreciation of the Support (Mar 27 - Apr 1, 2013)
Oct 16, 2012
"Chikudo & Friends" Traditional Japanese Music Concert in Middle East and Africa (Oct 17 - 26)
Oct 5, 2012
Showings of the highly popular "Naruto the Movie";
Director Hirotsugu Kawasaki gives lectures in Algeria, Iran and Oman
(October6 - 15)
Miyagi-New Orleans Youth Jazz Exchange:Debriefing Session and Mini Concert (Tokyo: Oct 11, 2012)
Sep 24, 2012
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in October, 2012
Sep 18, 2012
Japan-Russia Cultural Exchange Project 2012
Sep 14, 2012
WARAI: Humor in Japanese Art from Prehistory to the 19th Century (Paris:Oct 3 - Dec 15)
Sep 13, 2012
CCA CURATOR MEETING 2012 Let's Talk About Art(September28 - 30)
Sep 13, 2012
"Japanese Book News" Vol.73
Sep 5, 2012
Kabuki Performance: The 60th Anniversary of Japan-Israel Diplomatic Relations(August 30 - September 6 / Israel)
Aug 20, 2012
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in September, 2012
Venice Biennale 2012:
Japan Pavilion Special Symposium
"Architecture. Possible here?
- recovering from the Great East Japan Earthquake" (tentative)
(August 29)
Aug 13, 2012
PERFORMING ARTS JAPAN (PAJ)
Aug 10, 2012
Shishi-Odori (Deer Dance) at The Mayor's Thames Festival
Dates: September 6 to 9, 2012
Venue: London
Aug 8, 2012
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in August, 2012
July 17, 2012
Documentary Film of Breathing Atolls: Japan-Maldives Contemporary Art Exhibition (28 Minutes) will be Rebroadcast and Redelivered to the World on July 11, and VOD Service in China will be Launched. Title of the Program: "Breathing Atolls: Creating Art in the Maldives"
Jul. 10, 2012
TOKYO 1955-1970: A New Avant-Garde
(New York:Nov 18 , 2012 - Feb25 , 2013)
Jul. 2, 2012
13th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice Biennale 2012
(Aug 29 - Nov 25)
Jun. 25, 2012
Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan
(Israel:Jul 21- Dec 16)
Jun. 18, 2012
JF Video Square
This is an animation produced by a workshop of Maya Yonesho, an animation director.
Jun. 15, 2012
Japan-Russia Cultural Exchange Project 2012
Jun. 6, 2012
"Japanese Book News" Vol.72
Jun. 5, 2012
Newly organized three traveling exhibitions to mark the 1st anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake are posted.
May. 29, 2012
Artist and Curator selected for the Japan Pavilion at the 55th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale
May. 25, 2012
India-Japan: Passage to the Next Generation
Overcoming the Disaster - Gratitude from Japan to the World -
May. 22, 2012
Documentary Film of Breathing Atolls: Japan-Maldives Contemporary Art Exhibition (28 Minutes) will be Broadcast and Delivered to the World on May 25.
May 20, 2012
Martial Arts Master, Yoshinori Kono U.S.A: Introducing the Japanese Martial Arts of Pre-Edo Period in 4 Cities (May23 - 29)
May. 21, 2012
LIGHT UP NIPPON: Introducing Young People's Challenge to Energize the Devastated Areas in Tohoku Region through Fireworks, a Japanese Traditional Art Foam with a Long History
May. 17, 2012
Exhibitions Abroad Support Program (Fiscal 2012-2013)
Support Program for Translation and Publication on Japan 2012 - 2013
April. 27, 2012
Homecoming Exhibition of Breathing Atolls:
Japan-Maldives Contemporary Art Exhibition

Dates: May 24 to June 3, 2012
Venue: Spiral Garden (Tokyo)
April. 3, 2012
The Japan Foundation's Overseas Performances 2012 "ABEYA" Tsugaru Shamisen Tour on the West Coast and in Hawaii In Honor of the Japan-U.S. Cherry Blossom Centennial
April. 2, 2012
Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan

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