Noteworthy Press Releases from Japan

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This page introduces noteworthy press releases for the foreign press.

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Japan Cultural Expo
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    Japan Cultural Expo Announces New Projects for 2021

    The Japan Cultural Expo, a nationwide festival of Japanese arts and culture led by the Agency for Cultural Affairs and the Japan Arts Council, has announced the projects selected for the “Creating Cultural Resources Contents” for FY 2021 (April 2021 to March 2022). The projects are outlined as follows. - Projects Organized or Co-organized by the Japan Cultural Expo There are 44 large-scale ...

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    “Japan Cultural Expo special performance at the Kokyo Gaien National Garden: Representation of Prayer” – tickets for online streaming available from February 16, 2021

    From Friday, March 12 to Sunday, March 14, 2021, a traditional performing arts event titled “Representation of Prayer” will be held at a special venue against the backdrop of the Imperial Palace’s Nijubashi Bridge. This will be a great opportunity for people to enjoy a variety of special performing arts, from Noh to Kyogen, in a beautiful natural setting at the Imperial Palace. The performance ...

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    Kabuki actor Kikunosuke Onoe Appointed as Japan Cultural Expo’s Official Supporter – Special TV program airs Wednesday, February 10

    The Japan Cultural Expo is pleased to announce that Kabuki actor Kikunosuke Onoe has become an Official Supporter as of Thursday, January 21. Kikunosuke Onoe was given the letter of appointment by Ryohei Miyata, the Commissioner for Cultural Affairs. As an Official Supporter of the Japan Cultural Expo, Kikunosuke Onoe will introduce Japan’s classic theater, as well as cultural treasures and var...

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    Japan Cultural Expo: Major Exhibits for 2020 –2021

    The Japan Cultural Expo is a nationwide event launched in 2019, showcasing the arts of Japan to audiences from all over the world. It has been timed to coincide with Japan’s hosting of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2021 The Expo’s programming features cultural works from as far back as the Neolithic period to the present day under the overarching theme of “Humanity and Nature in Japan.” B...

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