Press Release (FY2015-2016)

Date Title
March 14 Omnibus Film Production Project Asian Three-Fold Mirror 2016
Main Cast Announced
February 4 Joint Symposium Organized by
the National Art Center Tokyo, Mori Art Museum, and the Japan Foundation Asia Center
“How Has Japan Engaged with Contemporary Art in Southeast Asia?”
― A Research Project Now Underway, Building to a Joint Exhibition in Summer 2017!
November 27 410,000 People around the World to Take the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test in December
The number of overseas applicants increased by 15,000 people
November 2 The Spirit of Asia Award of Tokyo International Film Festival 2015 goes to
Inner Mongolian director Degena Yun
October 9 en: beyond – SHARING
The Japan Pavilion Exhibition at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Curated by Yoshiyuki Yamana
October 6 CROSSCUT ASIA #02: The Heat of Philippine Cinema
Lineup and Guests Announced!
September 11 Movie Screenings YOKOSO! EIGAKAN!
Up-and-coming anime The Anthem of the Heart to be shown with English/Chinese subtitles!
September 2 The Japan Foundation Awards 2015 Awardees
–Wang Yong, Isao Tomita, Sibiu International Theatre Festival–
August 11 Kongo School Noh Performance in Russia
Top young talent in the traditional performing arts to assemble for
Raku: The Cosmos in a Tea Bowl exhibition in Moscow
July 28 The Japan Foundation Asia Center and Tokyo International Film Festival Coproduce
Japan x Asia -a Series of Omnibus Film Production Asian Three-Fold Mirror
June 18 Raku: The Cosmos in a Tea Bowl
Exhibition to be held at the two major Russian museums
The State Hermitage Museum and The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts from July.
June 9 340,000 people around the world to take the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test in July
Six percent increase in overseas applications
May 15 The Japan Foundation Asia Center presents
“CROSSCUT ASIA #02 The Heats of Philippine Cinema” at Tokyo International Film Festival
April 28 The Japan Foundation Asia Center
Joining filmmakers development program “Talents Tokyo 2015” to foster young directors and producers in Asia

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