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Summary of the Asia Center Programs (see)

1. "NIHONGO Partners" Program

Indonesia: 74
Thailand: 52
Malaysia: 20
Vietnam: 12
Philippines: 9
Singapore: 1
Myanmar: 1
Brunei: 1
A total of 170 “NIHONGO Partners” sent to 231 schools

2. Grassroots Exchange Programs

Malaysian Film Week
Asian International Children's Film Festival
Match Flag Project
HANDs!—Hope and Dreams—Project
Grant Program for People-to-People Exchange: 64 grantees

3. The Asia Center Fellowship: 19 fellows

4. Network-building Programs

The Asian Leadership Fellow Program
The 9th International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS)
Media Forum
The 4th Meeting of the ASEAN Plus Three Cultural Cooperation Network (APTCCN)
Japan-Singapore Architecture Student Exchange project
...and Action! Asia: Exchange Program for Students in Film Studies
Stage Art presenter/artist Exchange Program
Short Term Invitation Program for Cultural Leaders
 1. Dinh Tien Dung (Vietnam)
 2. Pg Khamarul Zaman Pg Tajuddin (Brunei)
 3. Hassan Abd Muthalib (Malaysia)
 4. Rithy Panh (Cambodia)
 5. Yenny Wahid (Indonesia)
 6. Aung Min (Myanmar)
 7. Koh Buck Song (Singapore)
The Japan Foundation Summer Institute 2015*
AAS-in-ASIA (Association for Asian Studies in Asia) conference 2015 (Taipei)*
Travel Grant for Attendees to the AAS (Association for Asian Studies) 2016 in Seattle *
Invitation Program for Young Intellectuals in Southeast Asia *

5. Cultural Collaboration Programs

Innovative City Forum 2015
Collaboration with UNITAR on disarmament competence development program
ASEAN+3 Cultural Heritage Forum 2015
Special projects relating to the Fukuoka Prize
International Winter School 2016 "Mapping the Aesthetics of Urban Life in Asia: A Dialogue with the Arts"
"Shared Values and Democracy in Asia" symposium
Tokyo International Literary Festival 2016
SEASIA 2015 conference: The First Biennial Conference of the Consortium for Southeast Asian Studies in Asia
JFA x J.League x Asia Center Football Exchange
Visual Documentary Project
Talents Tokyo
Japan-Indonesia Film Exchange Project
Focus on Asia International Film Festival Fukuoka
Film Culture Exchange Projects with the Tokyo International Film Festival
 1. CROSSCUT ASIA #02: The Heat of Philippine Cinema
 2. Screenings of Asian films
 3. The Spirit of Asia Award by the Japan Foundation Asia Center
 4. Invitation of film professionals from Asian countries
 5. Promotion of Japanese films
 6. Asian Three-Fold Mirror – Asian Omnibus Film Production Series
Short Short Film Festival & Asia – Southeast Asia program and symposium
Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2015 – Asia Film Communities
Media Art Exchange Project
Time of others exhibition
Art Studies
SEA project (survey)
Cultural Rebellion project (survey)
Condition Report curatorial collaborative project (survey)
Enjuku performances in Japan (the group participated in the Chikyu Gekijo Festival)
Sanriku International Arts Festival "Sanriku-Asian Network Project"
SCOT Summer Season
ASIA HUNDREDS - A Series of Interviews
Asian Youth Jazz Orchestra
Ensembles Asia
 1. Asian Music Network
 2. Asian Sounds Research
 3. Ensembles Asia Orchestra
 4. Asian Meeting Festival
 1. Performances in Southeast Asia
 2. Performances in Japan
 3. Collaborative performance production (Shibuya Street Dance Week)
Asian Art Exchange Project at the Ricca RiccaFesta
TPAM – Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama 2016 (TPAM 2016)
Project Connect Asia with Traditional Arts
Asian Art Exchange Project at the “Mixed Bathing World" Beppu Contemporary Art Festival
Festival/Tokyo – Asia Series Vol. 2 – Myanmar feature
Japan-Cambodia collaborative production of The Terrace of The Leper King
ASEAN Orchestra support project**
Myanmar National Symphony Orchestra support**
Performances in Asia of Kafka by the Shore stage production**
"Watch," "Listen to," and "Talk about" Haruki Murakami**
Modern Southeast Asian architectural heritage preservation project**
Asia Student Package Design Competition project (ASPaC)**
The "DOOR to ASIA" project involving cultural exchange between young Asian designers and people in disaster-affected areas of the Tohoku region**
77 grants provided
* Administered by the Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange Department
** Administered by the Arts and Culture Department