Grant Program for Dispatching Artists and Cultural Specialists 2015 (Ⅰ)

The Americas
Host Country Project Title Grantee
USA Pro Musica Nipponia US tour Pro Musica Nipponia
USA Performance Tour of Tonda Puppet Troupe in USA Tonda Puppet Troupe
USA SHASHIN: Photography from Japan Symposium The Council for Photography from Japan
USA National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene "CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION" Wataru Okuma
Canada, USA EDO POP Culture Event "Geisha" North America Tour makoto office
USA ZERO ONE USA Tour Yasuko Yokoshi
Costa Rica, USA Momonashi Live Tour Costa Rica & USA momonashi/ sanat sanat co.,ltd.
USA BONTEN AMERICA TOUR 2015 Masataka Kobayashi
USA Bond with OPA-Kizuna 2 Non-Profit Organization MCAA
Canada Japan-Canada Cultural Program "Japan and Canada,the perspectives from the writers" The Japan P.E.N. Club
Canada 6th World Naginata Championship Naginata Seminar International Naginata Federation
Brazil, Mexico Hiroshima Kagura Mexico Brazil Tour NPO Hiroshima Kagura Art Laboratory
Brazil The 120th anniversary of Japan and Brazil friendship Kodokan Judo Seminar in Brazil Kodokan Judo Institute
Brazil Hinokiya Brazil Tour 2015 Hitococochi, inc
Brazil, Ecuador, Peru Conductor TOMOMI NISHIMOTO Orchestra with WADAIKO AN-Entertainment.Inc
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Spain, Peru Japanese Calligraphy by Ryuho-South Tour 2015 Ryuho Hamano
Brazil Wakebayashi Michiharu (Noh) Brazil Tour Michiharu Wakebayashi
Brazil Sekishu-Isa School Tea ceremony demonstrations, lectures and hands-on activities in Brazil Somei Isono
Brazil Japan and Brazil amity 120 anniversary, "Noh " performances in Brazil Takayuki Kizuki
Argentina The Performance by Takako Arai at the 10th Buenos Aires International Poetry Festival Takako Arai
Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador Kumi Miyagawa Piano Recital Central America Tour Kumi Miyagawa
Mexico Hiroaki Umeda South and Central America Tour Hiroaki Umeda
Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador Marimba Duo Wings Japan-Central America diplomatic establishment 80th anniversary Central America Tour Takayoshi Yoshioka
Cuba Introducing Japanese culture through the art of Kirie Shu Kubo
Mexico Kanze Style Noh and Kyogen Performance and Workshop in Mexico Tadashi Nagashima
Asia and Oceania
Host Country Project Title Grantee
Korea Japan-South Korea Fiute Orchestra "Japan-South Korea normalization of Diplomatic relations 50 anniversary concert "Harmony In Music"" South Korea Tour Flute Orchestra "Umibue-no-kai"
Australia Australian Shakuhachi Festival Kazushi Matama
Korea "Japan-South Korea normalization of Diplomatic relations 50 anniversary event " Japanese food culture "Shijoryu Hochodo" and Korean food culture "Palace cuisine" Shijiyo Kaenkai
Korea Bach Collegium Japan Korea Tour Bach Collegium Japan
Australia English Noh "Oppenheimer" Project English Noh "Oppenheimer" Group
India Ko Murobushi,Tsuyoshi Hirano and other Japanese artists Odisha Biennale Tour Nanako Koyama
Australia Miss Revolutionary Idol Berserker "World Tour 2015 Australia Ver" Miss Revolutionary Idol Berserker
Australia Hiwood Enge Adelaide Hiwood
Indonesia Schelm String Quarter concert tour in Indonesia Schelm String Quarter
China, Taiwan Asian Youth Orchestra 2015 Concert Tour ASIAN YOUTH ORCHESTRA JAPAN OFFICE
Korea STORE HOUSE Company "Boxes" Jeju International Theatre Festival STORE HOUSE Inc.
Korea Onsen Dragon "birth" Korea Tour STORE HOUSE Inc.
Europe, Middle East and Africa
Host Country Project Title Grantee
France NOMURA MANSAKU art school (Kyogen) lecture and demonsutoration "Cool Japan Wisdom of JAPAN Two Days in Paris" Honganji Foundation
Spain, France Japanese Brush Painting Workshop by Shukou Tsuchiya Shukou Tsuchiya
Israel INORI in Israel 2015 INORI PROJECT
Spain, France WARIKI Southwest France, Spain Tour General Incorporated Association WARIKI
Denmark, Spain, France, Netherlands Japanese Traditional Dance & Music Concert Nippon TC&F room. inc
UK NPO Kawasuji Japan Marvelous Edinburgh Festival Fring NPO Kawasuji Japan Marvelous
Czech Yukio Suzuki’s new choreograph work in YUKIO SUZUKI Projects
Germany, France Ogasawara-Ryu Senchadou Paris, Lyon, Germany-mission Foundational Juridical Person Ogasawara-Ryu Senchadou of public interests
Spain OrganWorks Spain tour "TSURA" OrganWorks
Switzerland Chiten "The Seagull" Switzerland Tour CHITEN INC.
Belgium, Czech, France GROUNDRIDDIM "European Capital of Culture 2015" Tour GROUNDRIDDIM inc.
Italy ~Misho / Imada Umarezu / I was thunking about the world without flowers~ Ryoho Sasaoka with five artists exhibition ARK CORPORATION
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, France, Polynesia, UK 2015 Pascals Big Pink Tour in Europe Masato Nagahata
Ireland 10th Anniversary of "Lafcadio Hearn Reading Performance by Shiro Sano & Kyoji Yamamoto in Ireland" "MARODO - The Visitors from Otherworld - (tentative)" Sanin Japan - Ireland Association
Israel Co. Yamada Un Tokyo - Tel Aviv Dance Project Co. Yamada Un
Bulgaria 40th Anniversary of Bulgaria-Japan Cultural Exchange Arrangement Yamamoto Noh Theater: Noh Play to depen Friendship between Japan and Eastern Europe Yamamoto Noh Theater
Poland Yoshito Ohno’s Tour in Poland Kazuo Ohno Dance Studio
France Otome Bunraku France Tour Foundation Modern Puppet Center
France 20th Anniversary Noh of the Aix-en-Provence - Kishukai Friendship in France Shuho Kano
Russia YASUDA SAYOKO SOMEBANA SCHOOL DEMONSTRATION in Russia Sayoko Yasuda
Russia Tanimoto Jun Violin Recital in Russia Jun Tanimoto
Germany, Turkey Exchange with Japan,Germany and Turkey The world of the narration which plays Japanese beauty with Japanese music HIRANO KEIKO KATARIZAR NO KAI
Germany, France Saburo Teshigawara / KARAS "Landscape" Europe tour Saburo Teshigawara / KARAS (KARAS Co.,Ltd)
Czech The Czech tour of " Gauche the Cellist " by Nori Sawa & JT Biohistory Research Hall Biohistory Research Hall
France Yasuharu Takanashi & YAIBA "NARUTO MusicLive" France Tour Yasuharu Takanashi
Palestinian Authority Opera singer and Clown, AOI TAMAGO Palestinan performance, workshop AOI TAMAGO
Bulgaria, Hungary, Croatia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Germany, Netherlands Diane Kichijitsu " Rakugo in English " Europe Tour Diane Kichijitsu
Czech, Germany, Latvia, Sweden Irifunetei Sentatsu Tour of Europe HOLY PETR
Germany, Netherlands Gagaku Trio "Chitose" Europe Tour Hitomi Nakamura
Sweden JIUTA-MAI Performance in Sweden Yo Izumo
Turkey Introduction and performance of Iai-do inTurkey Iai-do group of Shibuya-ku Kendo-league, Tokyo Iai-do group of Shibuya-ku Kendo-league, Tokyo
Russia HIKASHU Russia Siberia Tour HIKASHU
Belgium, Denmark, France MultipleTap Europe Tour MultipleTap Specified Nonprofit Corporation
France WORLDWIDE FESTIVAL "JAPAN DAY" SETE Shalala Company
Kyrgyz, Kazakhstan Noboru KATSUMI "Noh" public Performance in Central Asia "Invitation to the World of traditonal Japan" Noboru Katsumi
Latvia Tokiko Kato Concert in Latvia Tokiko Planning Co.,LTD.
UK Iriki Taiko Dance Preservation Society "Izaku Taiko Dance" UK Tour Irili Taiko Dance Preservation Society
Italy Giacomo Puccini’s "Madame Butterfly" opera performance in Italy. Workushop Activities for International Exchange. Nonprofit Organization Kitakyushu City Opera
Estonia, Lithuania KAWASEMI-ZA "Silent Poems" Lithuania,Estonia Tour 2015 KAWASEMI-ZA
Switzerland, Germany Satoko Inoue (pianist) Germany-Switzerland Tour Satoko Inoue
Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Austria, Belgium Keisho Ohno Europe Tour Jirou Hatano
Switzerland, Germany, Kosovo, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Norway Japanese Traditional music concert 2015 MUNIQUE Inc.
Gabon, Ghana, Senegal, South Africa Katsura Sunshine " Rakugo " World Tour in Africa Sunshine Katsura
Egypt Ryu Goto in Egypt Ryu Goto
Czech, Poland ,UK Coproduction with Aki Isoda and Globe Education to perform Shakespeare in E.S.F.N. (European Shakespeare Festivals Network) Theatrical Aki Isoda Office

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