Grant Program for Dispatching Artists and Cultural Specialists 2018 (1)

Asia and Oceania
Host Country Project Title Grantee
Australia SAKUMA SHIN "Patina" Australia Tour SHIN SAKUMA
China Kageboushi Theatre "Mochi Mochi Tree" China Tour 2018 Kageboushi Theatre Co., Ltd.
China Tozo Tokiwazu performance and lecture demonstration in China Tozo Tokiwazu
China shelf "Hedda Gabler" Nanjing, Shanghai Tour shelf Association
China China-ASEAN Music Week Remi Miura
India Asia meets Asia "Walking" India Tour Asia meets Asia Specified Nonprofit Corporation
Indonesia Schelm String Quartet Indonesia tour & educational exchange in 2018 Schelm String Quartet
Korea YUKIO SUZUKI projects "The Rite of Spring" in Korea YUKIO SUZUKI projects
Sri Lanka Hirosaki Neputa Participation Group Conference Hirosaki Neputa Participation Group Conference
Vietnam Japan-Vietnam Friendship Music Festival in Hanoi in Vietnam Japan-Vietnam Friendship Music Festival Execution Committee
Vietnam Traditional lion dance performance of Yaese, Okinawa, Japan "Cultural Exchange and Joint Performance of Yaese and Hue" Takefumi Kamiya
The Americas
Host Country Project Title Grantee
Argentina Tendo Taijin (Poetry reading/Voice Performance) XIII FIP International Poetry Festival of Buenos Aires, Argentina Tendo Taijin
Argentina Kotringo Argentina Tour Kotringo
Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay Universal Sports & Sports for Tomorrow in South America Yuji Horikawa
Argentina, Brazil, Peru Chieko Kojima - Dancing drums South America Tour 2018 Chieko Kojima
Argentina, Chile, Mexico CUATRO MINIMAL AMERICAN TOUR 2018 SUKIYAKI MEETS THE WORLD COMMITTEE
Canada Japan-Canada Contemporary Music Exchange Project Japan-Canada Contemporary Music Exchange Project
Canada Rock music band AFRIRAMPO Canadian Tour AFRIRAMPO
Canada, U.S.A. Satoko Fujii "This Is It" Canada Tour 2018 Satoko Fujii
Mexico "RAISU" Project - New Creation Premiere by Kaori Seki in Mexico Dantai Seki Kaori
Mexico "Two suns," a co-production directed by Kumotaro Mukai in Mexico Non Profit Organization Mexico-Japan walking together
Mexico, Cuba, Dominica Orquesta Del Sol Central America Tour AZUSA MORIMURA
U.S.A. Yokohama Jazz Promenade presents Hirofumi Asaba Trio at Detroit Jazz Festival YOKOHAMA JAZZ PROMENADE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Europe, Middle East and Africa
Host Country Project Title Grantee
Burkina Faso, Gabon, Kenya Todoroki Africa Concert Todoroki
France Kodo x Theatre du Soleil Exchange Project Taiko Performing Arts Ensemble, "Kodo Next Generation" in France, in commemoration of 160th anniversary of Japan-France diplomatic relations Kodo Cultural Foundation
France EL SQUAD at "Golden Stage," La Villette, Paris WIZARTS Inc.
France, Poland Saruhachi-za Puppet Troupe France and Poland Tour Saruhachi-za Puppet Troupe
France, Romania "SUGEKI NARAYAMABUSHIKOU" Theatre Company 1980's Europe tour including performance at the Sibiu International Theatre Festival Theatre Company 1980
France, U.K. Screening Exposition and Stopmotion animation demonstration (France)/Tsuneo Goda and Hirokazu Minegishi's screenings, masterclass and workshop (U.K.) dwarf division TYO Inc.
Germany Project: D at Nippon Performance in Germany Yuichiro Tamura
Germany Tetsu Saitoh, Naoki Kita and Eri Fukahori, "My Castle" Dance Theatre themed on Autism in Germany Tetsu Saitoh
Germany, Denmark, Macedonia FU-CHING-GIDO Europe Tour 2018 FU-CHING-GIDO
Germany, Austria, Belgium, U.K., France, Greece, Italy Akira Sakata "ARASHI" trio & "iruman" duo Europe tour 2018 Akira Sakata
Italy Promoting Chikugo's traditional arts in Italy; Yame Washi and Kurume Kasuri Research Committee on Conservation Science of Cultural Properties at the Kurume University
Kyrgyz Republic Calligraphy demonstration and workshop by Michiko Hamasaki in the Kyrgyz Republic Michiko Hamasaki
Poland Jinta-la-Mvta Warsaw Tour Wataru Okuma
Romania Symposium and the movie "NARAYAMABUSHIKOU" at the Sibiu International Theatre Festival Imamura Production Limited
Romania KPR "1969: A Space Odyssey? Oddity!" in Romania KPR
Russia Kikusuiren "Awaodori Group" Moscow J-FEST Tour KIKUSUIREN group of Tokyo Koenji Awaodori association
Russia XVII International Festival Asia-Siberia-Europe in Kranoyarsk (Yoichi Sugiyama, conductor/Aki Kuroda, pianist/Yujiro Honjo, Shamisen player) Yoichi Sugiyama
Spain Marimba Duo Wings Spain Tour in commemoration of 150th anniversary of Japan-Spain diplomatic relations Takayoshi Yoshioka
Spain, France, Italy Play with the Earth 3 city performances in Europe by Cinema Caravan CINEMA CARAVAN
Spain, France, Portugal Circus of Tailor in Europe TAKASHI OGAMI / circo de sastre
Swaziland, South Africa, France OKI DUB AINU BAND Southern African Tour CHIKAR STUDIO
Sweden Chiryu Dashibunraku in Stockholm in commemoration of 150th anniversary of Japan-Sweden diplomatic relations Chiryu Dashibunraku Preservation Society
Sweden 2018 Korsbars Blossom Festival in Sweden Orii Miotani
Switzerland Bach Collegium Japan at Fribourg International Festival of Sacred Music Bach Collegium Japan
U.K. Kyomai Inoue-ryu Meeting in the U.K. Daniel De Fazio

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