Press Release (FY2014-2015)

Communication Center Tel: 03-5369-6075
Date Title
March 5 KAKEHASHI Project: Japan-U.S. Youth Exchange Project (Group 9)
356 Japanese Youth to head for the U.S. on March 19, 2015,
to present their regional charms and Cool Japan
March 4
(Revised on March 11)
KAKEHASHI Project: Japan-U.S. Young Creators Exchange
Five emerging U.S. animation creators
show their works at Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2015!
March 3 Launching “...and Action! Asia: Exchange Program
for Students in Film Studies”
and holding a related event to discuss about co-production in Asia
February 19 KAKEHASHI Project: Japan-U.S. Youth Project Group 8
263 university students head for the U.S. to present Japan’s charms
February 9 Raku: The Cosmos in a Teabowl
Exhibition begins March 29 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, USA
November 18 370,000 people in 66 countries and regions
to take the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test.
The number of applicants has increased by over 30% in Vietnam and Myanmar.
November 7 KAKEHASHI Project: Japan-U.S. Young Creators Exchange
Invitation program Group 2
Four young U.S. fashion designers to have a Japanese experience
Talk session with Japanese designers to be held on November 21!
October 31 Newly created The Spirit of Asia Award goes to
promising Cambodian female director Sotho Kulikar
The world premiere of her first feature film The Last Reel was at the TIFF 2014
October 30 KAKEHASHI Project:
Japan-U.S. Youth Exchange Project (Group 7)
115 Japanese Youth to head for the U.S. on Nov 11, 2014,
to present their regional charms and Cool Japan
October 29 KAKEHASHI Project:
Japan-U.S. Young Creators Exchange Group 4
Five contemporary artists to visit the U.S.
experiencing its vibrant art scene and presenting their artworks
October 28 KAKEHASHI Project: Japan-U.S. Youth Project
150 Japanese youth to head for the U.S. on Nov 5, 2014,
to present their regional charms
October 24 KAKEHASHI Project: Japan-U.S. Young Creators Exchange
Invitation program Group1
Five Young Designers visiting Japan from October 30
to learn about Japanese traditional culture
October 10 The Japan Foundation Asia Center presents
CROSSCUT ASIA #01 Thai Fascination
October 2 KAKEHASHI Project: Dispatch Emerging Researchers Group 2
9 Japanese Energy and Economics Researchers
to visit Washington D.C. for policy dialogue
September 30 KAKEHASHI Project: Japan-U.S. Youth Exchange Project
19 Japanese American Young Adults, Group 3 October 13 - 23,
to visit Fukushima for tracing the history
and roots of Japanese immigrants
September 25 KAKEHASHI Project: Japan-U.S. Young Creators Exchange Group 3
Five Young Animation Creators to visit the U.S., to show their work at New York Comic Con
September 10 2014 The Japan Foundation Awards Awardees
– Sankyo Yanagiya; Peter Drysdale, Professor Emeritus, Australian National University; Japanese Philology Department, Institute of Asian and African Countries, Lomonosov Moscow State University –
September 10 Logical Emotion: Contemporary Art from Japan
Exhibition Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and Switzerland
– Opens in Zürich on October 2, 2014
September 3 KAKEHASHI Project: Dispatch Emerging Researchers Group 1
14 Japanese Researchers to visit Washington D.C. to hold policy dialogue
August 26 KAKEHASHI Project: Short-term Dispatch of Student Scientists
23 top performers of Science Intercollegiate to visit the U.S.
July 28 KAKEHASHI Project: Japan-U.S. Youth Exchange Project
50 U.S. university students, from Jul. 29 – Aug. 7, to visit Japan under
TOMODACHI INOUYE SCHOLARS Program and head for Ehime/Hiroshima
July 23 KAKEHASHI Project: Japan-U.S. Youth Exchange Project
50 U.S. university students, from Jul. 29 – Aug. 7,
to visit Japan and head for Miyagi/Ibaraki,
experiencing Japan's traditional culture and cutting-edge technology
July 11 KAKEHASHI Project: Japan-U.S. Youth Exchange Project
43 Japanese American Young Adults, Group 2  7/14 - 24,
to visit Japan and head for Fukushima/Kyoto,
tracing the history and roots of Japanese descendants
July 1 KAKEHASHI Project: Japan-U.S. Youth Exchange Project
221 U.S. students to visit Japan from July 8 - 17,
experiencing charms of Japan in various locations
July 1 KAKEHASHI Project: Japan-U.S. Youth Exchange Project
47 U.S. high school students, the champion and high achievers of Japan Bowl, to head for Japan, discovering new charms of Japan
June 23 KAKEHASHI Project: Japan-U.S. Youth Exchange Project
232 U.S. university students, including Goodwill Ambassadors of National Cherry Blossom Festival, to visit Japan from Jun. 24 to Jul. 3, experiencing a student exchange and the charms of Japanese culture
June 3 The 56th International Exhibition–la Biennale di Venezia (2015)
Chiharu Shiota has been selected to represent Japan
May 28 KAKEHASHI Project: Japan-U.S. Youth Exchange Project
to invite 78 U.S. student creators for the first time
May 14 KAKEHASHI Project: Japan-U.S. Youth Exchange Project
23 Japanese American Young Adults, Group 1 5/19 - 29,
to visit Japan and trace the history and roots of Japanese descendants
April 3 Japan-U.S. Young Creators Exchange Group 2
Five Young Designers (Winners of Good Design Award), to head the U.S. on April 27, promoting Social Innovation

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