Grant Program for Dispatching Artists and Cultural Specialists 2016 (Ⅰ)

The Americas
Host Country Project Title Grantee
USA Geimaru-za Geimaru-za
Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico CUATRO MINIMAL LATINOAMERICAN TOUR 2016 SUKIYAKI MEETS THE WORLD COMMITTEE
Mexico Natsu Nakajima Butoh Performance 2016 Natsu Nakajima
USA Lincoln center Festival 2016 Season KANZE FOUNDATION
"Costa Rica, Uruguay, Paraguay, Argentina" WASABI South and Central America tour WASABI
U.S.A "Invitation to Mystery and Relaxation through Japanese traditional musical performance " in Portland by Senju Matsunami and the group. Senju Matsunami
Paraguay Asociacion de Cooperacion Nippon-Paraguaya (Music, Animation, Manga) Concerts, Demonstrations & Workshops in Paraguay Japan-Paraguay Asociation
USA Kuninobu Bando Saxophone Concerto (World premire) USA Tour Kuninobu Bando
Ecuador, Panama Ryujin Concert Office Ryujin
Mexico YUKIO SUZUKI "Mexico Tour" YUKIO SUZUKI Projects
U.S.A TGWO's participate in Midwest Clinic 2016 Tokyo University of the Arts Douseikai
U.S.A RIHAKU Japanese Calligraphy ART WORLD from Embassy of Japan in WashingtonDC. Rihaku Inoue
Asia and Oceania
Host Country Project Title Grantee
Sri Lanka Japanese drums performance "HA・YA・TO" in Sri Lanka / "cool Japan and hot Sri Lanka" Honganji Foundation
China Laughing Cats Musical "SCRAP" Performance in China Laughing Cats Co.,Ltd
Viet Nam Japan Confectionery Culture Exchange Association in Danang All Japan Association of Confectionary Manufacturers Youth Group KINKI Block Association
Singapore Japan Temari Cultural Association Introduction of Japanese Traditional Culture Temari : Exhibition and workshop (Singapore) Non-Profit Organization Japan Temari Cultural Association
Australia Hiroaki Umeda Performance in Australia Hiroaki Umeda
Australia Japan Festival, Japanese Music Concert, Wadaiko Workshop. Hiroyuki Hayashida
Nepal, Bhutan Athlete Society Sports Asia : Bhutan Nepal Project Athlete Society
China The 1st Japan Art Craft Exhibition in Shanghai, Takaoka lacquerwara 2016 Japan-China Friendship Center
Korea COMMON BEAT Korea Performance Nonprofit Organization COMMON BEAT
Taiwan, Australia "God Bless Baseball" Taipei, Australia Tour chelfitsch
China Kawaguchi Tomoko "Absolute Airplane" HongKong Tour Tomoko Kawaguchi
Nepal Performance of a Japanese drum Akafuji-Daiko
China, Thailand, Italy "Socialstrip" Asian tour 2016 and artist in residence in Itary for new performance Rino Daidoji
China China tour of the New Traditional Instruments Trio Toshiya Suzuki
China "LITE" China Tour Hip Land Music corporation
Singapore Club TOKYO JAZZ in Singapore NHK Enterprises,Inc.
Mongolia Office YAMAIMO "puppet play"performance in Mongol Office YAMAIMO l.t.d
Viet Nam Takamine Hisae Okinawa Art Dancing Team "To Research The Source of Ryukyu Dance" in Vietnam Festival Hisae Takamine
Europe, Middle East and Africa
Host Country Project Title Grantee
France Society of Déodat de Séverac-Japan France Tour Society of Déodat de Séverac-Japan
Austria, Switzerland SAPPORO CITY JAZZ 10th Anniversary Overseas promotion YUSUKE KONO PIANO TRIO Performance in Europe SAPPORO CITY JAZZ Executive committee
Canada, Belgium Baritone Saxophone Concert Tour for the 150th Anniversary of Friendship between Japan and Belgium Tokyo chutei iki
Ireland Tanka Poet Hisa Kagawa ”Japanese Tanka & Irish Poem, Haiku Readings in Ireland ” Hisa Kagawa
France Kikusuiren " Awa Dance Group " Strasbourg Tour Tokyokoenjiawadance renkyoukaisyozoku Kikusuiren
Hungary, Czech Japan Cultural Program The Japan P.E.N. Club
Italy Miyazaki Japan-Italia Association Italy Tour Miyazaki Japan-Italia Association
Spain KARAKURI NINGYO SPAIN 2016 NPO Corporation MINERVA NAGOYA
Serbia International animation festival ANIMANIMA 2016 Koji Yamamura
Poland, Italy, Belgium Gagaku & Budo - Japanese Court Music and Martial Arts - in Europe Meiji Jingu Intercultural Exchange Europe Project Committee
Germany Approved Specified Nonprofit Corporation " Singing the Ninth in Naruto " Association Germany The fourth " Homecoming of the Ninth " concert Approved Specified Nonprofit Corporation " Singing the Ninth in Naruto " Association
Belgium, Poland, Finland Shunputei Ichinosuke Tour of Europe Baba limited company Zabutontei Furyu Planning
Germany, France, Switzerland Tetsu Saitoh Autisum project and concerts in Europe Tetsu Saitoh
Spain, Ukraine ' El cant dels Ocells ' - Metamorphous from Japan Consort [El Cant Dell Osells] Japan
Belgium, France, Luxembourg Fujiwara Dozan×SINSKE music concert 2016 MUNIQUE Inc.
Germany BricolaQ " ENGEKI QUEST in Dusseldorf " Chikara Fujiwara
Germany Titus Spree[director] - " Japan: Human Townscape " - German Lecture and Workshop Tour Titus Spree
Russia RUSSIA-JAPAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL for PEACE & FRIENDSHIP with YAMAGATA-CITY MORIHIRO IWATA FOUNDATION for ARTS
Italy Kazunari Abe " Harvest Festival " in Rome, Italy Kazunari Abe
Italy The Silk Road 150 years history the present and the past Nobuaki Tomita
U.K., Italy Noh Festival in London, Noh lecture and demonstration in Rome Yukihiro Isso
Bosnia Japanese traditional instrument musicians [B-come] Bosnia and Herzegovina tour Miwa Inaba
U.K., Hungary Shakespeare's Globe invite Aki Isoda to perform in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in London as part of London's celebrations to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death in 2016 Theatrical Aki Isoda Office
Germany Jinta-la-Mvta Garmany Tour Wataru Okuma
Germany Quartet Excelsior Germany tour Non-profit-organisation Eku.project
Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia Chuzaburo Shigeyama family Kyogen Tour 2016 in Baltic States SARUGAKUKAI
Italy Giacomo Puccini's "Madame Butterfly" opera performance in Itary / Pietro Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana" opera performance in Italy NonProfit Organization Kitakyushu City Opera
Turkey, Croatia, Slovenia, Greece, Egypt, Israel UMEZU KAZUTOKI " KIKI BAND " Middle-East-Balkan Tour Yoko Tada
Italy Makoto Nomura "Music of KAWARA=Roof tile Project" -Cultural exchange between Japan and Itary- Non Profit Organization Awajishima Art Center
"Switzerland, Germany, Netherlands, France" NIWA GEKIDAN PENINO "Jigokudani-Onsen Mumyo-no-Yado" Europe tour NIWA GEKIDAN PENINO
Austria, Denmark, Germany Orquesta Libre Europe Tour Yasuhiro Yoshigaki
France, Hungary, Spain GOTANNDADAN EUROPE TOUR Shiro Maeda GOTANNDADAN
France Worldwide Festival "Japan Night" Sete '16 Shalala Company
Russia Theater Konoshitayami "Russian couple and Japan couple" Russia Tour 2016 Theater Konoshitayami
Romania, Hungary Yamanote Jijosha " The Tempest " Romania / Hungary tour Uptown Production Co., Ltd(Yamanote Jijosha )
Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, U.K., Italy kukangendai Europe Tour kukangendai
U.K., Ireland, Katsura Koharudanji Public Rakugo Performance United Kingdom and Ireland Tour Nonprofit Organization International Rakugo Promotion Committee
Moldova, Romania The Three Sisters : Moldova Sibiu Project of Haiyuza Theatre Company HAIYUZA Theatre Companyu
Belgium Mocloud Music Group " Jef Neve & Miho Hazama Jazz Orchestra - Japan Meets Belgium in Music! " Belgium Tour Mocloud Music Group
Finland Yumi Fuzuki " An inappropriate myself, in an appropriate world " Finland Tour Yumi Fuzuki
Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Czech, Denmark TAO DRUM HEART Europe Tour TAO entertainment Co.,Ltd
Armenia, Russia Jun Kawasaki, Music and Poetic Drama project in Armenia and Russia Jun Kawasaki
Denmark Meridiano/KIO " BAKU " Denmark tour KIO COMPANY
U.K. Folklore group MASUDA ITOAYATURI NINGYO HOJISYAKAI Folklore group MASUDA ITOAYATURI NINGYO HOJISYAKAI
France Atra Bilis Teatro "Autopsias y Canibales : Japon" Festival d' Avignon 2016 offical program (Text, direction: Angelica Liddell / cast: actors and dancers from Japan) Festival/Tokyo Executive Committee
Kazakhstan Calligraphy, Michiko Hamasaki Michiko Hamasaki
"France, U.K., Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Spain, Belgium" Knowledge of Japanese garden Kei Ishikawa
Italy Kokura Stripes JAPAN -Noriko Tsuiki / Naoyuki Shirakawa- Yuh Textile Studio
"U.K., Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Finland, Belgium" OSAKA MONOURAIL(Music)Europe Tour SHOUT! PRODUCTIONS CO.,LTD
Turkey, Polynesia Mohri Suzuki's calligraphy performance & workshops in Turkey snd Portugal Mohri Suzuki
Spain, France Motoko Hirayama, Emi Toko & OREKA TX DSS2016 Tour Motoko Hirayama
Spain Urasenke Youth Foreign Volunteer Service Team in Barcelona Chado Urasenke Tankokai Youth Division Eastern Chugoku Region
France Moto Takahashi Solo Performance in Motpellier Moto Takahashi
Romania, Bulgaria Yamamoto Noh Theatre Performances in East Europe 2016 Yamamoto Noh Theater
Poland, Slovenia, Netherlands "Far Out East! Europe Tour 2016" Mark Rappaport
Italy "Sakura-Komachi Classical Japanese Music and Dance Group" Italia Tour Japan Performing Arts Association
Germany Berlin Mikoshi Project Nobuya Miyata

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