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Getting to know more about the Japan Foundation

Chapter 2 The Asia Center
Arts and Cultural Exchange

The Asia Center carries out exchange programs among the people of Asia in a wide range of fields such as art, films, performing arts, sports, and grassroots and intellectual exchange. Valuing reciprocity and collaboration, and respecting the identities and diversity of each region and country, we aim to together create new cultures of Asia.

Poster for Asian Three-Fold Mirror 2016: Reflections
Poster for Asian Three-Fold Mirror 2016: Reflections, the first film of the Asian Omnibus Film Co-Production Series, created by directors from Japan, the Philippines, and Cambodia; world premiere at the Tokyo International Film Festival 2016

Photo of the football exchange program
The football exchange program in collaboration with the Japan Football Association and J.League (Binh Duong Province, Vietnam)

Photo of the DANCE DANCE ASIA Crossing the Movements
"DANCE DANCE ASIA - Crossing the Movements," an international collaborative production based on street dance (Photo: Kayo Sekiguchi)

Photo of a workshop at the Condition Report project
A collaborative exhibition and workshop for Condition Report: Sindikat Campursari

Photo of the Japan ASEAN Media Forum, a journalist exchange program
The "Japan-ASEAN Media Forum," a journalist exchange program held in Manila in August 2016

Photo of Ms. Siti Kamaluddin, Brunei film director
Brunei film director Siti Kamaluddin at a screening of her work Yasmine for the Invitation Program for Culture Leaders (Photo: Shinichiro Mikuriya)

The Asia Center
QR The Japan Foundation Asia Center