Associated Programs of "40th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation"


*The program may be changed without notice due to unavoidable circumstances.
*The Japan Foundation=JF
*Updated on June 19, 2013


Program Country(ies)
/ Region(s)
Date(s) Organizer(s)
Japanese Film Screening On Reconstruction from Natural Disaster Indonesia (Jakarta) January - March, 2013 JF (Jakarta)
Kumamoto Artpolis Singapore (Singapore)

January 7 - 31, 2013

JF, Embassy of Japan in Singapore, National University of Singapore
Omnilogue: Your Voice is Mine Singapore (Singapore)

January 19 - April 21, 2013

JF, NUS Museum, National University of Singapore
Kitsu Shigeri Performance in Tawau International Cultural Festival  2013 Malaysia (Tawau) January 26, 27, 2013 JF (Kuala Lumpur), Tawau International Cultural Festival
Japanese Studies Seminar and Workshop on Data Searching Thailand (Bangkok, Chiang Mai) January 29 - February 2, 2013 JF
TOHOKU-Through the Eyes of Japanese Photographers Philippines (Manila) January 29 - March 17, 2013 JF (Manila), National Museum of the Philippines
JAPAN: Kingdom of Characters Cambodia (Phnom Penh) February 1 - March 31, 2013 JF, Embassy of Japan in Cambodia, Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center (CJCC)

Japanese Film Festival 2013

Thailand (Bangkok, Chiang Mai)

February 15 - 24, 2013

Feb. 15 - 17 (Bangkok)

Feb. 22 - 24 (Chiang Mai)
JF (Bangkok), Consulate-General of Japan in Chiang Mai, SF Cinema City,  Major Cineplex
The 12th Japanese Language Speech Contest for High School Students in Indonesia Indonesia (Jakarta) February 16, 2013 JF (Jakarta), Ministry of Education and Culture, Republic Indonesia, RRI
倭-YAMATO the Drummers of Japan, Malaysia Tour 2013


(Kuala Lumpur, Kota Bharu)
February 18 - 22, 2013 JF (Kuala Lumpur), Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, School of Languages,  Literacies and Translation, Universiti  Sains  Malaysia
Nihongo Fiesta 2013 Philippines (Manila) February 23, 2013 JF (Manila), Embassy of Japan in Philippines, SM City North Edsa
The Spirit of Budo: The History of Japan's Martial Arts Brunei (Bandar Seri Begawan)

February 23 - March 24, 2013

JF, Embassy of Japan in Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Museum
The Youth Exchange Program between Japan and Thailand Thailand (Bangkok)

February 25 - March 2, 2013

Japan Institute of the Moving Image, JF (grant)
Naoki Iimuro “Time of Mime” Philippines (Manila) February 27, 28, 2013 JF, Cultural Center of the Philippines
Showcasing Traditional Japanese Music in Cambodia, Myanmar, and Laos "Sho Asano & Ensemble" Tour in Southeast Asia New Age of Japanese Music ~Tradition & Challenge~

Cambodia Myanmar

February 20 - March 3, 2013 JF, Embassy of Japan in Cambodia, Embassy of Japan in Myanmar, Embassy of Japan in Laos
Japanese Anime and Manga “Space Brothers” Lecture and Workshop in Indonesia

Indonesia (Jakarta, Medan, Surabaya)

February 28 - March 9 , 2013 JF
Japanese Studies Round Seminars on Environmental Issues in Japan from the Perspective of an Environmental NGO


(Kuala Lumpur, Penang,  Kuching)

March 3 - 8, 2013

Naoki Iimuro “Time of Mime”


(Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi)
March 5 - 10, 2013 JF, Youth World Theatre (HCMC), Youth Theatre (Hanoi)


March 1, 2, 2013 JF, CAMA Vietnam
Malaysia Japanese Language Education Seminar


(Kuala Lumpur)

March 2, 3, 2013

JF (Kuala Lumpur)


(Kuala Lumpur)
March 4, 5, 2013 JF, Faculty of Music,  Universiti Teknologi MARA
The Dolls of Japan: Shapes of Prayer, Embodiments of Love Vietnam (Hanoi)

March 7 - 31, 2013

JF (Hanoi), Vietnamese Women’s Museum, Traditional Edo-kimekomi Dolls Sachiei-kai
Art Talk on Tohoku at the National Museum of the Philippines Philippines (Manila)

March 9, 2013

JF (Manila), National Museum of the Philippines
Japanese Studies Round Lectures: Public Lectures on Japan’s New International Relations


(Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City)

March 18 - 23, 2013

Weekend Japanese Film Show


April 1, 2013 - March 31, 2014

JF (Kuala Lumpur)
Intensive Training Program for Japanese Teachers Association of Thailand


April 6 - 27, 2013

JF, Japanese Language and Culture Teachers Association of Thailand
The 10th Japanese Speech Contest for Secondary Schools


April 28, 2013

JF (Kuala Lumpur), Embassy of Japan in Malaysia, The Japanese Chamber of Trade & Industry, Malaysia, The Japan Club of Kuala Lumpur
Japan Handmade - Crafts and Design from Kyoto

(Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City)
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)

April 23 - May 12 (Hanoi)
May 10 - 26 (Kuala Lumpur)

<Lecture & Workshop>
May 7 (Hanoi)
May 9 (Ho Chi Minh City)
May 11, 12 (Kuala Lumpur)

JF, Consulate General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City

JF, Embassy of Japan in Malaysia

Summer Training Course for teachers adopting the Special Program in Foreign Language (SPFL): Japanese (Immersion Program in Japan)


May 6 - 16, 2013

The 29th Japanese Speech Contest for Open Category

Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)

May 26, 2013

JF (Kuala Lumpur), Embassy of Japan in Malaysia, The Japanese Chamber of Trade & Industry, Malaysia, The Japan Club of Kuala Lumpur
Kota Kinabaru International Film Festival

Malaysia (Kota Kinabalu)

June 13, 2013

JF (Kuala Lumpur)
BUNRAKU - Traditional Japanese Puppet Theatre

Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)

June 26 - July 1, 2013

Bunraku in Malaysia 2013 Committee (Embassy of Japan in Malaysia, The Japan Club of Kuala Lumpur, JF (Kuala Lumpur))
Makoto Nomura Work-in-Progress

Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)

August 20 - 26, 2013

JF (Kuala Lumpur)
The 29th Japanese Speech Contest Preparatory Category


August 24, 2013

Embassy of Japan in Malaysia, JF (Kuala Lumpur), The Japanese Chamber of Trade & Industry, Malaysia, The Japan Club of Kuala Lumpur
Waguri Yukio / East Asia Butoh Interchange Tour 2013

Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), China (Hong Kong), Taiwan

August 26 - October 15, 2013

Waguri Yukio, (JF Grant Program)
Japanese Film Festival 2013


September 10 - October 6, 2013

JF (Kuala Lumpur)
media/art kitchen

Indonesia (Jakarta), Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), Philippines (Manila), Thailand (Bangkok)

September 2013 - January 2014

Koike Hiroshi Bridge Project "The Restaurant of Many Orders"


October 21 - 28, 2013

JF (Kuala Lumpur)
Super Drum Orchestra (tentative)

Brunei (Bandar Seri Begawan), Thailand (Bangkok), Myanmar (Yangon), Cambodia (Phnom Penh), Vietnam (Hanoi), Laos (Vientiane), Japan (Tokyo)

October - November 2013

"Asian Traditional Dance" Tour (tentative)

Indonesia (Jakarta), Philippines (Manila), Malaysia, Singapore

November 2013

Nibroll Performance


January 13 - 20, 2014

JF (Kuala Lumpur)
AUN Policy-Action Workshop on Health Promotion in Japan and ASEAN: Towards a Cross-border and Interdisciplinary Collaboration on the Roles of Universities in Societal-Communal Empowerment for Sustainable Wellness

Thailand (Bangkok)


ASEAN University Network (JF Grant Program)
International Conference on Cultural Heritage and Disaster Risk Reduction

Thailand (Bangkok)


(JF Grant Program)

Page Top