Press Release (FY2012-2013)

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Date Title
Mar. 19, 2013 Pavilion of Japan
At the 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia
abstract speaking
- sharing uncertainty and collective acts
(PDF:391KB)
Mar. 1, 2013 “Worth Sharing – A Selection of Japanese Books Recommended for Translation”
Vol. 1 Featuring 20 Titles on Japan’s Youth(PDF:200KB)
Feb. 19, 2013 Showcasing Traditional Japanese Music
in Cambodia, Myanmar, and Laos
“Sho Asano & Ensemble” Tour in Southeast Asia
New Age of Japanese Music ~Tradition & Challenge~(PDF:65KB)
Jan. 31, 2013 Rebuilding Our Hometown
after the Great East Japan Earthquake: Restoration of Oyster Fisheries(PDF:39KB)
Nov.21, 2012 Hiroko Takahashi Lecture and Workshop -A New Sensibility in Japanese Creationin the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand(PDF:278KB)
Nov.20, 2012 360,000 in 62 Countries and Regions to Take the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test on December 2(PDF:202KB)
Nov.13, 2012 A Taste of History, Culture, and Regional Specialties from Niigata(PDF:242KB)
Nov.2, 2012 Tomo Yamaguchi, Sizzle Ohtaka, Yuriko Mukoujima
Timor-Leste Performance "Creating a Circle of Music Together"(PDF:220KB)
Nov.2, 2012 Lecture and Demonstration on Humanoid Robot
- Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro and Mr. Nobuo Yamato
in South Africa, Angola, and Tanzania -(PDF:145KB)
Oct.5, 2012 Showings of the highly popular "Naruto the Movie";
Director Hirotsugu Kawasaki gives lectures in Algeria, Iran and Oman(PDF:115KB)
Sep.26, 2012 New Orleans Youth Jazz Band to Perform with Japanese
Children of Disaster-Stricken Region that Received
Donations of Musical Instruments from the U.S.(PDF:201KB)
Sep.11, 2012 Message from 1000 High School Students in Disaster-hit Areas10/7: Departure from Tohoku to the U.S. - "Kizuna (bond) Project"-(PDF:191KB)
Sep.3, 2012 2012 The Japan Foundation Awards Recipients Announced(PDF:52KB)
Aug.29, 2012 Japan Pavilion awarded Golden Lion for Best National Participation.
13th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia (PDF:305KB)
Jul.7, 2012 "Architecture. Possible here? Home-for-All" in the Japan Pavilion at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice Biennale (PDF:967KB)
Jun.29, 2012 The World's Largest Japanese Culture Event "JAPAN EXPO 2012" in France
Photo and Film Exhibition by Daido Moriyama, etc.
「Paysages Croisés」(PDF:153KB)
Jun.22, 2012 300,000 in 23 Countries and Regions to Take the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test on July 1st(PDF:106KB)
Jun.19, 2012 Dispatch of a Cultural and Sports Exchange Mission
to Myanmar (Dispatch Date Rescheduled)(PDF:101KB)
May.30, 2012 Artist and Curator selected for
the Japan Pavilion at the 55th International Art
Exhibition of the Venice Biennale(PDF:314KB)
May.14, 2012 Martial Arts Master, Yoshinori Kono U.S.A: Introducing the Japanese Martial Arts of Pre-Edo Period in 4 Cities(PDF:165KB)
Apr.20, 2012 In July: Volunteer Activity by 1000 American
High School Students in Tohoku
Visit to the U.S. by 1200 Japanese High School & College Students from Tohoku
"Kizuna (Bond) Project"(PDF:141KB)
Apr.17, 2012 Start on May 24 (Thu.) : First Full-scale Contemporary
Art Exhibition in Maldives Coming Soon to Tokyo(PDF:161KB)
Apr.13, 2012 The Power of Music: Connecting with Communities(PDF:188KB)
Apr. 5, 2012 Recovery Initiative for the Great East Japan Earthquake
-- 12 grants for US-Japan collaboration projects are awarded,
including Harvard and MIT, totaling $958,000 --(PDF:24KB)
Apr. 4, 2012 23 government officials, business, academic, and media leaders
gathering on April 10 for the US-Japan Conference on Cultural &
Education Interchange (CULCON) to mark its 50th Anniversary(PDF:236KB)
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