Noteworthy Press Releases from Japan

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This page introduces noteworthy press releases for the foreign press.

The FPCJ helps build connections between foreign press researching stories about specific topics and regions in Japan, and organizations including businesses, universities, and government at the local and national level.

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  • Arts Council Tokyo

    【取材案内】10/30@有楽町 Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL プロモーションイベント「ニッポンの美 Tokyoの心」~Quest for Japanese Culture~

    This press release is available in Japanese only.

  • Kawasaki City

    “Kawasaki Halloween 2019”, one of the largest Halloween events in Japan

    With exotic decorations of Halloween out on the streets here and there on October in Japan, Halloween events are held at various places mainly in large cities’ areas in which adults also participate in fancy costumes, in addition to kindergartens and day-care centers that hold the event annually. In such trend in recent years, Halloween has been here to stay as a culture in Japan and it is a r...

  • 独立行政法人 日本芸術文化振興会 日本博事務局


  • Tokyo Media Center Management Office

    Now Accepting Account Registrations for the The Tokyo Media Center (TMC) Website

    The Tokyo Media Center (TMC) will soon begin dispatching valuable information for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. Even those without accreditation from The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games can use the TMC’s services. TMC is a facility operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to serve as a media coverage base for domestic and international medi...

  • Kochi Prefecture

    Yosakoi Promotional Event ~Looking to 2020: From humble beginnings to a global phenomenon ~

    In just 66 years, Kochi Prefecture’s ‘Yosakoi’ has spread to over 200 locations in Japan, and 29 countries and regions around the world, an unparalleled feat among festivals. We would like to inform you of our upcoming promotional event that will explore the journey from Yosakoi’s origins to its global spread. We have prepared an action-packed program, including a talk show with special guest...

  • City of Yokohama

    Invitation to participate in the “Innovation City Yokohama” Media Tour (Oct. 25, 2019)

    Invitation to all Tokyo based foreign media Invitation to participate in the "Innovation City Yokohama" Media Tour We are waiting for you on the 25th October in Yokohama, the city of innovation and creation!! Thank you for your continued support.   Recent years have seen the Minato Mirai 21 District become a hub for R&D facilities. There are many creative and i...

  • Research Institute of Science and Technology for Society(RISTEX)

    RISTEX FY2019 International Symposium(November 1, 2019)

    R&D Area for Designing a Sustainable Society through Intergenerational Co-creation FY2019 International Symposium Creating a Sustainable Society through Multiple Generations and Diverse Individuals: Passing on our Nature, Culture and Wishes to Future Generations   ======================================================= -Date...

  • 読売新聞社


    This press release is published only in Japanese version.

  • G20 Aichi Nagoya Foreign Ministers’ Meeting Promotion Council

    2nd Aichi-Nagoya Press Tour

    [Theme] <Fusion between industry and tourism and exploration of the latest technologies> - Cosmetic products originating in a mountain village in Aichi - Beauty tourism – a unique kind of tourism in the world - An endeavor to develop flying cars - Commitment to “creating ever-better cars”   Aichi-Nagoya has world-class clusters of next-generation industries including aerospa...

  • Matsumoto City


    This press release is available in Japanese only.

  • Public Call for Project Proposals Office for Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL

    “Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL Special 13” Overview of the 12 Selected Projects Revealed – Starting from September 2019 –

    Tokyo (September 26, 2019) - The selected projects from the Public Call for Project Proposals for the Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL, organized by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), has started in September 2019. The latest information on twelve out of the thirteen projects, with one remaining secret, is now being released t...

  • Shizuoka Prefectural Government

    Discover Shizuoka Project partners with “Japan 2019”

    The Shizuoka Prefectural Government will showcase Shizuoka’s charm in conjunction with the performances by the Shizuoka Performing Arts Center (hereinafter referred to as “SPAC”) in New York City. SPAC has been invited to participate in the Japan Culture and Art Project “Japan 2019” currently being presented in the United States since March 2019. ■SPAC – New York Performances [“Japan 2019”...

  • 東武トップツアーズ株式会社

    「“サムライ・トレイン” で行く 福島・山形モニターツアー」参加者募集

  • Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art

    Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art Reopens in Spring, 2020

    Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art , formerly known by Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, is pleased to introduce the details of the renewal project and inaugural exhibition programs.   Founded in 1933, the Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art is known as Japan’s oldest public art museum housed in its original building, and its classical visage has been highly appreciated for 85 years.   In 20...

  • The 34th National Cultural Festival – Niigata 2019, The 19th Niigata National Arts and Culture Festival for Persons with Disabilities, Niigata Cultural Festival Executive Committee

    Japan’s Greatest Cultural Festival! (Sep.15-Nov.30, 2019)

    *Click PDF to see "Main Event Leaflet" Event Period: Sept. 15, 2019 (Sun.) to Nov. 30, 2019 (Sat.)(77 days) Venue During the festival, various cultural events will be held in different parts of Niigata Prefecture. The National Cultural Festival The National Cultural Festival aims to increase opportunities for citizens to participate in cultural activities, and to of p...

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