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Apr. 2013 – Mar. 2014
+TPAM in Yokohama 2014 follow-up information: Overseas presenters for Japan Foundation invitation selected   Jan. 31, 2014
+Yokohama Dance Collection EX2014 opens (Feb. 4 – 16, 2014)   Jan. 23, 2014
+TPAM in Yokohama 2014 (International Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama 2014) program details announced   Jan. 31, 2014
+Ryuzanji Company tours Montreal and New York with its play Hanafuda Denki – The Dance of Death   Jan. 14, 2014
+Niwagekidan Penino tours the United States with The Room Nobody Knows for the first time (Jan. 8 – Feb. 9, 2014)   Jan. 14, 2014
+Kenji Nakamura’s Tsuishin (P.S.) announced winner of 20th OMS Drama Prize   Dec. 25, 2013
+European tour of the new chelfitsch work “Ground and Floor”   Oct. 18, 2013
+KYOTO EXPERIMENT 2013 international performing arts festival opened (Sept. 28 – Oct. 27, 2013)   Jun. 7, 2013
+Beppu Project now accepting applications for International Artist in Residence in Beppu city in Oita, Japan (Deadline: Jun. 21, 2013)   Jun. 7, 2013
+Programs for Festival/Tokyo 13 announced   May. 31, 2013
+World Theater Festival Shizuoka under Mt. Fuji, 2013 program announced (Jun. 1 – 30, 2013)   May. 31, 2013
+First overseas performances by Saitama Gold Theater company with its average member age of 74   May. 31, 2013
+Aichi Triennale 2013 program announced   Apr. 30, 2013
+New National Theatre, Tokyo announces 2013-2014 season line-up   Apr. 1, 2013

Apr. 2012 – Mar. 2013
+Yasumasa Morimura named Artistic director for Yokohama Triennale 2014   Mar. 18, 2013
+Open Network for Performing Arts Management (ON-PAM) established (Feb. 2013)   Mar. 14, 2013
+Akira Kasai and Akaji Maro win 7th JaDaFo Dance Award   Mar. 18, 2013
+Masaaki Akahori and Hideto Iwai win 57th (2013) Kishida Drama Awards   Mar. 18, 2013
+Yokohama Dance Collection EX2013 competition choreography award winners chosen   Mar. 14, 2013
+TPAM in Yokohama 2013 follow-up information: Overseas presenters for Japan Foundation invitation selected   Jan. 28, 2013
+Yokohama Dance Collection EX2013 opens (Feb. 3 – 17, 2013)   Feb. 4, 2013
+19th OMS Drama Prize awarded to Mari Inada (fukuheicode) for Ryucho no Ne   Feb. 18, 2013
+18th Japan Playwrights Association New Playwright Prize goes to Yu Harada for Miageru Sakana to Me ga Au Ka ?   Feb. 18, 2013
+Schedule announced for TPAM in Yokohama 2013 (International Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama, 2013) (Feb. 9 – 17, 2013)   Dec. 28, 2012
+Beppu Project now accepting applications for International Artist in Residence in Beppu (Deadline: Nov. 23, 2012)   Nov. 13, 2012
+The Saison Foundation, accepting applications for Residence in Morishita Studio Visiting Fellows Program   Oct. 24, 2012
+Beppu Contemporary Art Festival “Mixed Bathing World” 2012 opens (Oct. 6 – Dec. 2, 2012)   Oct. 9, 2012
+KYOTO EXPERIMENT 2012 begins (Sept. 22 – Oct. 28, 2012)   Sep. 28, 2012
+Festival/Tokyo 2012 opens (Oct. 27 – Nov. 25, 2012)   Sep. 18, 2012
+Dance Triennale Tokyo 2012 program announced (Sept. 27 – Oct. 14, 2012)   Aug. 29, 2012
+Kaori Seki wins 8th Toyota Choreography Awards “Choreographer of the Next Generation” prize   Aug. 30, 2012
+8th Toyota Choreography Awards, 2012 finalists named   May. 21, 2012
+Pre-events begin for Fuji no Kuni – World Theater Festival 2012 (from April 28 / June 2 – July 1)   May. 15, 2012

Apr. 2011 – Mar. 2012
+Seiji Nozoe, Takahiro Fujita and Mikuni Yanaihara win 56th (2012) Kishida Drama Awards   Mar. 28, 2012
+Yokohama Dance Collection EX2012 competition winning choreographers selected   Mar. 27, 2012
+Yokohama Dance Collection EX 2012 opens (Jan. 28 – Feb. 19, 2012)   Jan. 23, 2012
+TPAM in Yokohama 2012 follow-up information: Overseas presenters for Japan Foundation invitation selected   Jan. 20, 2012
+TPAM in Yokohama 2012 (International Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama, 2012) now receiving participant applications   Jan. 6, 2012
+Application period begins for the “8th Toyota Choreography Award 2012 – Seeking out and nurturing the next generation of choreographers”   Dec. 16, 2011
+KENTARO!! / Tokyo ELECTROCK STAIRS tour three cities in Germany (Dec. 12 – 17, 2011)   Dec. 8, 2011
+The city of Yokohama to host dance triennale “Dance Dance Dance @ Yokohama 2012” (Jul. – Oct. 2012)   Nov. 25, 2011
+Performances of the Japan-Korea production of The Sand Station scheduled for four cities (Oct. 7 – Nov. 6, 2011)   Oct. 13, 2011
+International performing arts Festival / Tokyo opens (Sep. 16 – Nov. 13, 2011)   Sep. 6, 2011
+Modern art exhibitor booths create “Shin Minatomura – A Small City for the Future”   Sep. 2, 2011
+The international contemporary arts exhibition “Yokohama Triennale 2011” opens August 6th   Aug. 2, 2011
+Works submissions begin for “Echigo Tsumari Art Triennial 2012”   Aug. 2, 2011
+Japan’s Agency for Cultural Affairs offers Artist in Residence Grants   Aug. 2, 2011
+A “world” theater festival in Shizuoka with “Fuji no Kuni Sekai Engekisai 2011”   Jun. 8, 2011

Apr. 2010 – Mar. 2011
+Shu Matsui Wins 55th Kishida Drama Award   Mar. 16, 2011
+Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama (TPAM in Yokohama) opens February 2011 in association with IETM Asia Satellite Meeting in Yokohama   Dec. 25, 2010
+17th OMS Drama Prize awarded   Dec. 25, 2010
+Kanagawa Arts Theatre to Open in Yokohama   Dec. 6, 2010
+The Third Edition of Festival/Tokyo (F/T) opens   Nov. 5, 2010
+Festival/Tokyo (F/T) 2010 Program Announcement as of July 2010   Jul. 28, 2010

Apr. 2009 – Mar. 2010
+Tokyo Performing Arts Market (TPAM) held (Mar. 1 – 4, 2010)   Feb. 23, 2010
+Yukio Shiba’s Wagahoshi (Our Planet) wins 54th Kishida Drama Award   Feb. 23, 2010
+Annual dance community forum “We dance” held   Feb. 23, 2010
+“Postmainstream Performing Arts Festival” opens (Jan. 16 – Mar. 28, 2010)   Jan. 18, 2010
+Yokohama Dance Collection R 2010 opens (Feb. 4 – 11, 2010)   Jan. 15, 2010
+The Asia Playwrights Conference 09 held (Dec. 16 – 19, 2009)   Dec. 4, 2009
+Documents of the Kanze school of Noh including a handwritten book by Zeami now on the Web   Dec. 5, 2009
+Tadashi Uchino publishes Crucible Bodies: Postwar Japanese Performance from Brecht to the New Millennium, a book in English on contemporary Japanese theater   Dec. 5, 2009
+Festival/Tokyo 09 (F/T 09) Autumn lineup   Dec. 5, 2009
+Hideki Noda named Artistic Director of Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space; inaugural program starts   Sep. 11, 2009
+Amon Miyamoto named first artistic director of Kanagawa Arts Theatre   Sep. 9, 2009
+Theater Olympics Toga/SCOT Summer Season 2009 opens (Aug. 15 – 30, 2009)   Aug. 13, 2009
+Dance Triennale Tokyo 2009 Program Announced (Sept. 18 – Oct. 8, 2009)   Jul. 31, 2009
+Festival/Tokyo 09 (F/T 09) Autumn lineup announced   Jun. 24, 2009
+Tokyo Performing Arts Market (TPAM) 2010 plans announced   Jun. 24, 2009
+The Asahi Performing Arts Awards operations suspended   Jun. 24, 2009
+“Japanese Traditional Music Collection” of representative music from the prewar era reissued on CD with Japanese and English commentary   Jun. 24, 2009

Apr. 2008 – Mar. 2009
+Tokyo Performing Arts Market (TPAM) participants signing up (Mar. 4-7, 2009)   Feb. 3, 2009
+8th Asahi Performing Arts Awards Grand Prix won by Chong Wishing’s Yakiniku Dragon (Korean Barbeque Dragon)   Feb. 3, 2009
+53rd Kishida Kunio Drama Award goes to Ryuta Horai and Yukiko Motoya in a double awarding   Feb. 3, 2009
+14th Japan Playwrights Association New Playwright Prize goes to Kazuko Nakayama for Shibire Monogatari   Feb. 3, 2009
+Yokohama Dance Collection R held (Feb. 5-12, 2009)   Feb. 3, 2009
+New National Theatre, Tokyo announces 2009/2010 season lineup   Feb. 3, 2009
+Beppu Contemporary Art Festival 2009 “Mixed Bathing World” offers experience of art and hot springs in Beppu (Apr. 11 to June 14, 2009)   Feb. 3, 2009
+Jack Lang visits Japan for the Festival/Tokyo 09 Spring International Symposium (Feb. 4, 2009)   Feb. 3, 2009
+New international performing arts festival is born in Tokyo: Festival/Tokyo (Feb. 26 – Mar. 29, 2009)   Dec. 24, 2008
+Chelfitsch productions Five Days in March and Cooler tour seven N. American cities (from Jan. 9, 2009)   Dec. 25, 2008
+DVD box “Shogo Ota Selected Theatre Works” released; plays of the late master of silent theater   Dec. 25, 2008
+Waseda University Theatre Museum Global COE Program holds international conference “Reconsidering the Underground Theatre of the 1960s” (Oct. 17 – 19, 2008)   Nov. 11, 2008
+Now accepting applications for participation in the Tokyo Performing Arts Market 2009 (TPAM2009) (Dates: Mar. 4–7, 2009 / Venues: Yebisu The Garden Hall, etc., Tokyo)   Nov. 4, 2008
+In 2008, the 1000th anniversary of the Tales of Genji, Yokohama Noh Theater presents “Tales of Genji – The Different Faces of Love” (Aug. 9 – Dec. 21)   Aug. 29, 2008
+Performances celebrating the 25th anniversary of the opening of the National Noh Theater begin (from Sept. 2008)   Sep. 8, 2008
+Yuichiro Kanai wins 35th Itoh Kisaku Theater Designer Award   Aug. 29, 2008
+Toyota Choreography Awards 2008 “Choreographer of the Next Generation” prize goes to Yukio Suzuki   Jul. 22, 2008
+10th edition of “Half a Century of Japanese Theater” published   Jul. 22, 2008
+New National Theatre, Tokyo, 2008/2009 Season Lineup announced   Apr. 28, 2008

Apr. 2007 – Mar. 2008
+English version of THEATER IN JAPAN: An Overview of Performing Arts and Artists published   Mar. 31, 2008
+007 Asahi Performing Arts Awards Grand Prix goes to THE BEE by Hideki Noda in collaboration with an Irish playwright Colin Teevan   Feb. 29, 2008
+52nd Kishida Kunio Drama Award given to Shiro Maeda’s Ikiterumono ha Inainoka   Feb. 29, 2008
+Soliciting applicants for the 6th Toyota Choreography Awards 2008 contest   Dec. 17, 2007
+Artist interview collection from this website, Energizing Japanese Culture: The Performing Arts in Japan, released!   Sep. 28, 2007
+The master of “silent theater,” Shogo Ohta passes away at 67 (July, 13, 2007)   Jul. 30, 2007
+Restaging of the Yukio Ninagawa directed Kabuki theater NINAGAWA Twelfth Night (July 7-29, 2007)   Jun. 30, 2007
+“PRIMAVERA ITALIANA 2007” contemporary dance festival “CORPI ALTRI [BODY OTHER]” opens June 23   May. 24, 2007
+Toyota Choreography Awards – Gala Performances begin July 7   May. 24, 2007
+9th Edition of the contemporary Japanese plays in English translation series “Half a Century of Japanese Theater”   May. 24, 2007

Apr. 2006 – Mar. 2007
+Tokyo Performing Arts Market 2007 comes to a close   Mar. 23, 2007
+2006 Yoshiko Yuasa Awards for drama in translation announced   Mar. 23, 2007
+Setagaya Public Theater announces 10th Anniversary Program   Mar. 23, 2007
+JCDN Membership Dance File vol.6 released   Mar. 23, 2007
+2007/2008 season lineup celebrating the 10th anniversary of the New National Theatre, Tokyo announced   Feb. 16, 2007
+Yukiko Motoya’s Sounan wins the 10th Tsuruya Nanboku Memorial Award   Feb. 16, 2007
+Winners of the 14th Yomiuri Theater Awards announced   Feb. 16, 2007
+Major Theater Awards for Japan’s 2006 Season Decided   Jan. 22, 2007
+13th OMS Drama Prize goes to Yu Takeuchi (Desu Densho) for Onsoku Hyoryu Kagekidan and the 12th Japan Playwrights Association New Playwright Prize to Ayumi Takemoto for Dam   Jan. 22, 2007
+Lineup for the Tokyo International Arts Festival (TIF) 2007 (Feb. 1-Mar. 30, 2007)   Dec. 25, 2006
+Registration of participants for Tokyo Performing Arts Market 2007 begins (Mar. 5-8, 2007)   Dec. 25, 2006
+National Noh Theatre adopts audience subtitle displays   Nov. 24, 2006
+Events celebrate Kazuo Ohno at age 100   Oct. 20, 2006
+Dance Triennale Tokyo 2006 opens   Sep. 14, 2006
+Theater, Dance Performance Information — introduces events from Aug. 2006 to the end of the 2006   Aug. 17, 2006
+Tsuyoshi Shirai wins “Choreographer of the Next Generation” prize in Toyota Choreography Awards 2006   Aug. 17, 2006
+Australia-Japan Year of Exchange Official Website for Performing Arts Programs   Aug. 17, 2006
+Australia-Japan Dance Exchange (AJdX) 2006 residence performances held from August   Jul. 6, 2006
+“Russian Culture Festival 2006 in Japan” in progress   Jul. 6, 2006
+“Suginami Arts Hall” to open in 2009 as theater run by Japanese playwrights   Jul. 6, 2006
+Finalists decided for 5th “Toyota Choreography Award 2006 – finding leaders of the next generation in choreography”   Jun. 6, 2006
+Shochiku begins full-scale program of “Cinema Kabuki”   Jun. 6, 2006
+Release of the 8th volume of “Half a Century of Japanese Theater” series contemporary Japanese plays in English translation   Jun. 6, 2006
+Shakuhachi flutist Akikazu Nakamura publishes Missoku de Karada ga Kawaru, a book on breathing method   Jun. 6, 2006
+New site launched as video library of the Japanese traditional arts   May. 8, 2006
+Soliciting participants for the ITI Traditional Theatre Workshop Vol.18 “Nihon Buyo” (Classical dance of Kabuki)   May. 8, 2006
+Nakamura Kanzaburo to give small-theater performance tour   May. 8, 2006

Apr. 2005 – Mar. 2006
+New National Theatre Tokyo 2006/2007 season program announced   Mar. 29, 2006
+JCDN’s new DVD introduces Japanese contemporary dance artists   Mar. 29, 2006
+Yukio Ninagawa to form a theater company for senior citizens   Mar. 29, 2006
+JADE 2006 International Dance Festival opens Mar. 11   Feb. 28, 2006
+The 2005 Asahi Performing Arts Awards Grand Prix has been presented for Utawasetai Otokotachi, a comedy about people caught up on the controversy about mandatory singing of the national anthem   Jan. 31, 2006
+Yokohama Dance Collection R (Dec. 16, 2005-Feb. 19, 2006) Competition Winners Chosen   Jan. 31, 2006
+Winners announced for the 50th Kishida Kunio Drama Award, the renowned award for emerging contemporary playwrights   Jan. 31, 2006
+Tokyo International Arts Festival 2006 opens on Feb. 10   Jan. 31, 2006
+Shochiku announces rebuilding of the Kabuki-za theater   Dec. 28, 2005
+“Theater, Dance Performance Information” — introduces events from Dec. 2005 to Mar. 2006   Nov. 28, 2005
+The National Theatre of Japan 40th Anniversary Contest for new Kabuki plays   Nov. 28, 2005
+International Triennale of Contemporary Arts Yokohama 2005 opens   Oct. 22, 2005
+Tokyo Performing Arts Market Opens on Sept. 12   Aug. 18, 2005
+The Toyota Choreography Award 2005 Decided   Jul. 20, 2005
+Seventh volume of contemporary Japanese plays in English translation, HALF A CENTURY OF JAPANESE THEATER, published   Jul. 20, 2005
+Yukio Mishima’s “Kinjiki” novels that inspired the origins of butoh are brought to contemporary dance   Jun. 17, 2005
+The 21st Tokyo Summer Festival opens on June 23   Jun. 17, 2005
+Japan’s first public contemporary dance company, Noism05 led by Jo Kanamori schedules new production   Jun. 17, 2005
+Finalists announced for 4th Toyota Choreography Award 2005   Jun. 1, 2005
+Large-scale dance festival "Korea-Japan Friendship in Dance 2005" to be held in Seoul   Jun. 1, 2005

Dec. 2004 – Mar. 2005
+Winners of the 2004 Yuasa Yoshiko Awards for outstanding foreign drama announced. Martin McDonagh work wins two categories.   Mar. 16, 2005
+Award recipient’s decided for the 49th Kishida Kunio Drama Awards, the prestigious prize for emerging contemporary playwrights.   Feb. 16, 2005
+Four recording companies jointly release new CD collection of famous performers of traditional Japanese music (hogaku) with English commentary titled “Masters of Japan.”   Feb. 16, 2005
+JCDN releases Odori ni Iku-ze! 2001, the first edition of Japan’s first collection of contemporary dance performances on DVD   Feb. 16, 2005
+Release of A guide to the Japanese Stage, an excellent English-language guide to the Japanese performing arts   Jan. 19, 2005
+A sixteen-disk DVD series, The Best Selection of Kabuki offering a full lineup of popular Kabuki plays with English commentary, now being released   Jan. 19, 2005
+4th Asahi Performing Arts Awards announced. Grand Prix goes to Tamiya Kuriyama’s production of Eugene O’Neill’s Mourning Becomes Electra   Jan. 19, 2005
+Program announced for Tokyo International Arts Festival 2005 (Feb. 2-Mar. 28, 2005)   Jan. 19, 2005
+4th Toyota Choreography Award 2005 is now open for the competition entry.   Dec. 6, 2004
+’05 Yokohama Dance Collection R undergoes renewal aimed at creating an Asian dance market. (Jan. 17-Feb. 20, 2005)   Dec. 6, 2004
+Kabuki actor Kankuro Nakamura to take name of the 18th Kanzaburo. Plans announced for the name succession event schedule to begin in March, 2005.   Dec. 6, 2004
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Apr. 2013 – Mar. 2014
+Media art festival Transmediale opening (Jan. 29 – Feb. 2, 2014)   Jan. 22, 2014
+World’s largest scale performing arts conference, APAP/NYC 2014 opens (Jan. 10 – 14, 2014)   Jan. 15, 2014
+The 6th World Summit on Arts and Culture opens (Jan. 13 – 16, 2014)   Jan. 15, 2014
+The Munich theater festival “SPIELART” opened (Nov. 15 – 30, 2013)   Dec. 9, 2013
+The performance art biennale Performa 13 opens (Nov. 1 – 24, 2013)   Nov. 21, 2013
+Romaeuropa Festival opened (Sept. 26 – Nov. 25, 2013)   Oct. 21, 2013
+South Korea’s festival season opens – SPAF, SIDance, etc.   Oct. 18, 2013
+42nd Festival dfAutomne opened (Sept. 13 – Dec. 1, 2013)   Oct. 21, 2013
+Steirscher Herbst Autumn Festival held (Sept. 20 – Oct. 3, 2013)   Oct. 21, 2013
+40 Jahre Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch (PINA40) opens (Sept. 5, 2013 – May 25, 2014)   Oct. 21, 2013
+Ruhrtriennale 2013 opens (Aug. 23 – Oct. 6, 2013)   Sep. 3, 2013
+Zürcher Theater Spektakel opens (Aug. 19 – Sept. 1, 2013)   Sep. 3, 2013
+Berlin’s international dance festival Tanz im August opens (Aug. 16 – 31, 2013)   Sep. 2, 2013
+Leading theater showcase 67th Avignon Festival opens (July 5 – 26, 2013)   Jul. 22, 2013
+Berliner Festspiele international season “Foreign Affairs” opens (June 27 – July 14, 2013)   Jul. 2, 2013
+Montpellier Dance opens in Southern France (June 22 – July 7, 2013)   Jul. 1, 2013
+American Dance Festival opens, now in its 80th year (June 13 – July 28, 2013)   Jul. 2, 2013
+Open Court Festival for playwrights opens (Jun. 10 – Jul. 20, 2013)   Jun. 24, 2013
+20th Sibiu International Theater Festival opens (Jun. 7 – 16, 2013)   Jun. 11, 2013
+Holland Festival opened (Jun. 1 – 26, 2013)   Jun. 11, 2013
+Applications open for Germany’s PACT Zollverein 2014 artist residency program (Deadline Jun. 17, 2013)   Jun. 11, 2013
+South Korea’s Ansan Street Arts Festival held (May 3 – 5, 2013)   Jun. 4, 2013
+Florence’s Fabbrica Europa festival opens (Apr. 16 – Jun. 19, 2013)   May. 30, 2013
+Watermill Center now accepting applications for 2014 Residency program (Deadline June 12, 2013)   May. 13, 2013
+Austria’s Weiner Festwochen opens (May. 10 – Jun. 16, 2013)   May. 31, 2013
+Kunstenfestivaldesarts 2013 Opens (May 3 – 25, 2013)   May. 10, 2013
+IETM Spring Plenary Meeting held in Dublin (Apr. 11 – 14, 2013)   May. 10, 2013
+Slovenia’s Exodus Festival programs Asian dance feature (April 14 – 25, 2013)   Apr. 30, 2013

Apr. 2012 – Mar. 2013
+Seoul’s multi-genre dawon arts festival “Festival Bo:m” to open (Mar. 22 – Apr. 18, 2013)   Mar. 18, 2013
+Australia’s Adelaide Festival (Mar. 1 – 17, 2013)   Mar. 18, 2013
+Hong Kong Arts Festival opens (Feb. 21 – Mar. 22)   Mar. 1, 2013
+Avignon Festival Les Hivernales opens (Feb. 23 – Mar. 2, 2013)   Mar. 14, 2013
+New York’s Coil Festival opens (Jan. 3 – 19, 2013)   Jan. 11, 2013
+56th holding of the world’s largest scale arts market, APAP/NYC 2013 (Jan. 11 – 15, 2013)   Dec. 28, 2012
+8th Under the Radar New York international festival opens (Jan. 9 – 20, 2013)   Jan. 11, 2013
+Berliner Festspiele’s Foreign Affairs season (Sept. 28 – Oct. 26, 2012)   Nov. 22, 2012
+SPAF and SIDance lead the rush of Korean festivals   Nov. 5, 2012
+Zürcher Theater Spektakel 2012, ZKB Patronage Prize winners decided   Oct. 29, 2012
+Ruhr Triennale opens (Aug. 17 – Sept. 30, 2012)   Oct. 25, 2012
+Taipei Arts Festival opens (Aug. 2 – Sept. 9, 2012)   Aug. 7, 2012
+2012 Edinburgh International Festival (Aug. 9 – Sept. 2, 2012)   Aug. 7, 2012
+The Berlin Dance festival “Tanz im August” opens (Aug. 10 – 25, 2012)   Aug. 11, 2012
+66th Festival of Avignon opens (July 7 – 28, 2012)   Jul. 18, 2012
+Now in its 80th year, Jacob’s Pillow Dance festival opens (June 18 – August 26, 2012)   Jun. 22, 2012
+London Olympic arts program “Cultural Olympiad” commences (June 21 – Sep. 9, 2012)   Jun. 18, 2012
+International Society for Performing Arts Congress (ISPA) convenes in Seoul (June 11 – 16, 1202)   Jun. 14, 2012
+Finland’s long-standing Kuopio Dance Festival opens for 43rd holding (June 14 – 20, 2012)   Jun. 14, 2012
+11th Indonesia Dance Festival opens (June 1 – 9, 2012)   Jun. 11, 2012
+19th Sibiu International Theatre Festival held on largest scale in Eastern Europe (May 25 – June 3, 2012)   Jun. 5, 2012
+Singapore Arts Festival opens (May 18 – June 2, 2012)   May. 15, 2012
+10th San Francisco International Arts Festival (May 2 – 20, 2012)   May. 17, 2012
+Soliciting participants for the “Truth is concrete” 24/7 marathon camp at Austria’s Steirischer Herbst Festival (May 15 deadline)   May. 15, 2012
+ROK hosts numerous Japanese theater productions in 2012   May. 6, 2012
+International applications solicited for “Asian Arts Theatre, 2012 Project Development Initiative” in Gwangju, ROK   May. 10, 2012

Apr. 2011 – Mar. 2012
+Kunstenfestivaldesarts Program Announced (May 4–26, 2012)   Apr. 25, 2012
+Seoul’s interdisciplinary arts festival “Festival Bo:m” opens (March 22–April 18, 2012)   Apr. 5, 2012
+Australia’s Adelaide Festival opens (Mar. 2 – 18, 2012)   Mar. 1, 2012
+“Tanzplattform” opens in Dresden (Feb. 23 – 26, 2012)   Feb. 28, 2012
+Hong Kong Arts Festival opens with full line-up of Asian premieres (Jan. 28 – Mar. 8, 2012)   Feb. 7, 2012
+A celebration of cultural diversity in Vancouver – 8th PuSh International Performing Arts festival opens (Jan, 17 – Feb. 4, 2012)   Jan. 24, 2012
+Performing arts field’s largest scale forum and marketplace, APAP/NYC 2012 opens (Jan. 6 – 10, 2012)   Jan. 6, 2012
+New York’s 7th “Under the Radar” international theater festival opens (Jan. 4 – 15, 2012)   Jan. 6, 2012
+Israeli dance festival International Exposure opens (Nov. 30 – Dec. 4, 2011)   Nov. 30, 2011
+Munich, Germany’s “9th Spielart Theater Festival” opens (Nov. 18 – Dec, 4)   Nov. 25, 2011
+Helsinki’s 25th Moving in November festival held (Oct. 29 – Nov. 6, 2011)   Nov. 9, 2011
+The 8th Berlin Arts Festival International Theater Season (Berliner Festspiele- spielzeiteuropa) begins (Oct. 6, 2011 – Jan. 28, 2012)   Oct. 12, 2011
+Participants sought for 7th Performing Arts Market in Seoul (PAMS) (application deadline Sept. 30)   Sep. 22, 2011
+40th Paris Autumn Festival (Sep. 15 – Dec. 31, 2011) / Last program of departed General Director, Alain Crombecque   Sep. 12, 2011
+Germany’s Berlin International Dance Festival 2011 “Dance in August” held (Aug. 12 – 28)   Sep. 2, 2011
+Contact Gonzo nominated for 2011 ZKB Patronage Prize at Zurich Theater Spectacle (Aug. 18 to Sept. 4, 2011)   Aug. 2, 2011
+Edinburgh International Festival 2011 adopts “Asia” theme (Aug. 12 to Sept. 4, 2011)   Aug. 2, 2011
+Kunstenfestivaldesarts and Festival Transamériques both program chelfitsch and potudo-ru   May. 12, 2011
+Links for information about current conditions in Japan   May. 9, 2011
+Singapore Arts Festival 2011 opens May 13 (until June 5)   Apr. 15, 2011
+Utrecht’s Springdance 2011 opens April 14, 2011   Apr. 4, 2011

Apr. 2010 – Mar. 2011
+European Festivals Association launches “Atelier for Young Festival Managers” in Singapore and Turkey (the application deadline for Singapore is December 17, 2010)   Dec. 3, 2010
+Israeli dance festival/arts market “International Exposure“ opens   Dec. 6, 2010
+Faifai’s My name is I love you won the “ZKB Patronage Prize 2010” by Zurcher Theater Spektakel   Oct. 22, 2010
+Edinburgh International Festival opens (Aug. 13 – Sep. 5, 2010)   Aug. 4, 2010
+Zurcher Theater Spektakel opens (Aug. 19 – Sep. 5, 2010)   Aug. 4, 2010
+Lincoln Center Festival opens (July 7 – 25, 2010)   Jul. 22, 2010
+Festival d’Avignon opens (June 7 – 27, 2010)   Jul. 22, 2010
+This year’s lineup for Brussels’ Kunstenfestivaldesarts (May 7 – 29, 2010)   May 31, 2010
+This year’s lineup for Festival Transamériques (May 27 – June 12, 2010)   Jun. 9, 2010
+This year’s lineup for Sibiu International Theater Festival (May 28 – June 6, 2010)   Jun. 9, 2010
+Theater der Welt opens (June 30 – 17, 2010)   Jun. 9, 2010

Apr. 2009 – Mar. 2010
+IETM Spring Plenary Meeting to be held in Berlin (April 15 – 18, 2010)   Feb. 23, 2010
+Korea Arts Management Service launches new website   Feb. 17, 2010
+The world’s largest scale arts market, APAP and related festival held in New York (Jan. 8 – 12, 2010)   Jun. 15, 2010
+Vancouver’s PuSh International Performing Arts Festival opens (Jan. 20 – Feb. 6, 2010)   Jun. 15, 2010
+“2010 Seoul Arts Support Fair” held for first time   Jun. 15, 2010
+Sadler’s Wells Theatre Spring 2010 program announced   Dec. 7, 2009
+Seoul Performing Arts Season Begins   Oct. 28, 2009
+Asia-Pacific Weeks Berlin program includes Chelfitsch, Faifai and Niwa Gekidan Penino (Oct. 7 – 18, 2009)   Oct. 28, 2009
+IETM Autumn Plenary Meeting held at European Capital of Culture, Vilnius (Oct. 8 – 11, 2009)   Oct. 28, 2009
+London’s Sadler’s Well 2009 Autumn Program Announced   Sep. 11, 2009
+Festival d’Automne opens (Sept. 15 – Dec. 19, 2009)   Sep. 9, 2009
+BAM Next Wave Festival Opens (Sept. 15 – Dec. 19, 2009)   Sep. 9, 2009
+Austria’s avant-garde Steirischer Herbst (Autumn in Steiermark) festival opens (Sept. 24 – Oct. 18, 2009)   Sep. 11, 2009
+Dance Umbrella Festival opens (Sept. 30 – Nov. 8, 2009)   Sep. 9, 2009
+Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Opens (June 24 – Aug. 30, 2009)   Jul. 31, 2009
+Théâtre de la Ville program for 2009/2010 season   Jul. 31, 2009
+Program for Berlin’s international dance festival Tanz im August (Aug. 14 – 30, 2009)   Aug. 4, 2009
+Program for the Time-Based Art Festival Announced (Sept. 3 – 13, 2009)   Sep. 31, 2009
+Edinburgh Showcase 2009 program announced (Aug. 22 – 29, 2009)   Aug. 13, 2009
+Edinburgh Festival program announced (Aug. 14 – Sept. 6, 2009)   Jun. 24, 2009
+ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival opens (June 16 – Aug. 16, 2009)   Jun. 24, 2009
+Festival de Marseille opens (June 17 – July 11, 2009)   Jun. 24, 2009
+Amsterdam’s Julidans festival opens on July 1 (until July 11, 2009)   Jun. 24, 2009
+Festival d'Avignon opens on July 7 (until July 29, 2009)   Jun. 24, 2009
+Lincoln Center Festival opens on July 7 (until July 26, 2009)   Jun. 24, 2009
+Finland’s Full Moon Dance Festival opens on July 21 (until July 25, 2009)   Jun. 24, 2009
+Bunraku performances scheduled for Anton Chekhov International Theatre Festival 2009 (June 30 to July 8)   Apr. 27, 2009

Apr. 2008 – Mar. 2009
+Kunsten Festival des Arts 2009 program announced (Apr. 30 – May 23, 2009)   Mar. 31, 2009
+Romania’s Sibiu International Theater Festival 2009 schedule announced (May 28 – June 7, 2009)   Mar. 31, 2009
+Festival of Japanese alternative art in Nimes, France (Mar. 24-28, 2009)   Mar. 4, 2009
+Venice Biennale Dance section launches workshop project (from Mar. 30, 2009)   Mar. 6, 2009
+German-language introduction to Japanese theater, Theater in Japan published (Feb. 2009)   Mar. 4, 2009
+37th Hong Kong Arts Festival held (Feb. 6 to Mar. 8, 2009)   Feb. 3, 2009
+US tour of Dogugaeshi, Basil Twist’s avant-garde puppet play using traditional Japanese methods (Apr. 24 to June 7, 2009)   Feb. 3, 2009
+Annual APAP (Association for Performing Arts Presenters) Conference scheduled for Jan. 9-13   Dec. 24, 2008
+Two Japanese Productions in Barbican Theater’s BITE09 International Program (From Jan. 2009)   Dec. 24, 2008
+Canada’s market CINARS (International Exchange for the Performing Arts) Opens (Nov. 17-23, 2008)   Nov. 4, 2008
+Performing Arts Market Seoul 2008 (PAMS) held (Oct. 7-10, 2008)   Sep. 30, 2008
+Seoul Performing Arts Festival (SPAF) held (Sept. 18-Oct. 19, 2008)   Sep. 30, 2008
+Edinburgh International Festival 2008 Program (Aug. 8-31, 2008)   Jul. 22, 2008
+“Japanese Festival” at the 75th American Dance Festival (ADF) (June 5 to July 20, 2008)   Jun. 21, 2008
+Lincoln Center Festival opens (July 2 – 27, 2008)   Jun. 21, 2008
+Associate Artists for the 62nd Avignon Theater Festival are Valérie Dréville and Roméo Castellucci (July 4 – 26, 2008)   Jun. 21, 2008
+Kazuyoshi Kushida and Kanzaburo Nakamura Contemporary Edo Kabuki “Heisei Nakamura-za” performs in Germany and Romania (from May 2008)   Apr. 28, 2008

Apr. 2007 – Mar. 2008
+Drama reading of Hisashi Inoue’s Chichi to Kuraseba (The Face of Jizo) at the Japanese-German Center Berlin, Germany (Apr. 10, 2008)   Feb. 29, 2008
+Minoru Betsuyaku’s play “The Elephant” to be playread in New York (Feb. 11, 2008)   Jan. 28, 2008
+Now accepting applications for participation in the 2008 Tokyo Performing Arts Market   Dec. 17, 2007
+Japan Society 100th Anniversary 2007-2008 program “Turning Japanese” starts   Sep. 28, 2007
+Seoul Performing Arts Festival (SPAF) Opens (Sept. 20 to Oct. 14, 2007)   Aug. 28, 2007
+Participant applications now being accepted for 2007 Performing Arts Market in Seoul (PAMS) (Oct. 9-12, 2007)   Aug. 28, 2007
+First Asian tour for the JCDN dance tour series “Odori ni Ikuze!!” (We’re Gonna Go Dancing!!) (Aug. 10-Sep. 5, 2007)   Jul. 30, 2007
+London performances of The Face of Jizo, the English adaptation of Hisashi Inoue’s Chichi to Kuraseba (Living with Father) (Oct. 23 – Nov. 10, 2007)   Jul. 30, 2007
+Heisei Nakamura-za performance scheduled for Lincoln Center Festival 2007 (July 10-29, 2007)   Jun. 30, 2007
+Kennedy Center Japan festival “Japan! Culture + Hyper-culture” lineup announced (Feb. 5-17, 2008)   Jun. 30, 2007
+Avignon Festival 2007 lineup (July 6-27, 2007)   Jun. 30, 2007
+30th anniversary of the Singapore Arts Festival Opens (May 25-June 24)   May.24, 2007
+London’s West End run scheduled for The Last Laugh based on a Koki Mitani play   May.24, 2007
+South Korea’s performing arts festival season begins   May.24, 2007

Apr. 2006 – Mar. 2007
+British theatre’s 2007 Laurence Olivier Awards announced   Mar. 23, 2007
+Productions of Trance, written and directed by Shoji Kokami with a British cast will be held at London’s Bush Theatre (June 6-30, 2007)   Mar. 23, 2007
+Hideo Tsuchida’s “it is said the men are over in The Steel Tower” opens in New York on March 2nd   Feb. 16, 2007
+Program lineup for the 35th Hong Kong Arts Festival (Feb. 27 – Mar. 25)   Jan. 22, 2007
+Koki Mitani’s The Last Laugh (Warai no Daigaku) to play in London’s West End   Jan. 22, 2007
+The Southern Hemisphere Performing Arts Fair of Santiago, Chile begins (Jan. 17-20, 2007)   Dec. 25, 2006
+50th holding of Association for Performing Arts Presenters (APAP), one of the world’s largest arts markets (Jan. 19-23, 2007)   Dec. 25, 2006
+Barbican Theatre’s 25th anniversary BITE series 2007 features Ninagawa’s Coriolanus   Nov. 24, 2006
+The 7th Women Playwrights International Conference to convene in Jakarta   v
+France’s National Centre for Dance announces two residency openings   Nov. 24, 2006
+Japan Society’s 2007 spring program lineup for their 100th Anniversary year   Nov. 24, 2006
+2nd Performing Arts Market in Seoul (PAMS) Held   Oct. 20, 2006
+Montreal’s arts market CINARS opens soon with focus this time on Asia (Nov. 14-18)   Oct. 20, 2006
+Portugal’s contemporary dance festival “a sul” X International Festival features Japanese contemporary dance   Sep. 14, 2006
+Seoul Performing Arts Festival (SPAF) Opens October 7   Sep. 14, 2006
+8th China Shanghai International Arts Festival opens month-long schedule on October 18   Sep. 14, 2006
+Next IETM Satellite Meeting to be held in China (Oct. 12-18)   Sep. 14, 2006
+Finland’s dance festival for emerging artists, “Moving in November” to run from Oct. 28 to Nov. 5   Sep. 14, 2006
+Lyon Dance Biennale opens Sept. 9. From Japan, Kim Ito performs Kin-Jiki   Aug. 17, 2006
+London’s contemporary dance festival “Dance Umbrella” opens on September 21   Aug. 17, 2006
+Program for October’s 2006 Melbourne International Arts Festival   Aug. 17, 2006
+The 60th Avignon Festival begins July 6   Jul. 6, 2006
+Shiki Theater Company to present the musical Lion King in S. Korea (Oct. 2006–)   Jul. 6, 2006
+2006 Performing Arts Market in Seoul (PAMS) now soliciting participants   Jul. 6, 2006
+20th International Society for Performing Arts (ISPA) conference concludes in Hong Kong   Jul. 6, 2006
+Readings of Japanese plays at Traverse Theatre in Scotland   Jun. 6, 2006
+THE BEE, a play written and directed by Hideki Noda premieres in London   Jun. 6, 2006
+Lincoln Center Festival begins July 10th   Jun. 6, 2006
+Two weeks of workshops scheduled at 2006 Korea Dance Festival   Jun. 6, 2006
+2006 Seoul Theater Festival opens May 2   2006.5.8
+Korea-Japan Dance Festival starts May 24   May. 8, 2006
+International dance festival MODAFE 2006 opens May 24   May. 8, 2006
+20th International Society for Performing Arts (ISPA) conference concludes in Hong Kong   May. 8, 2006
+2006 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL in New York, soliciting Japanese choreographers, dancers   May. 8, 2006
+Showcase performers solicited for Singapore’s Asian Arts Mart 2007   May. 8, 2006

Apr. 2005 – Mar. 2006
+Accepting applications for “World Summit on Arts and Culture” participation   Feb. 28, 2006
+The 2006 Adelaide Bank Festival of Arts opens Mar. 3   Feb. 28, 2006
+The complete works of Shakespeare to be performed at his birthplace — Initial schedule announced for the RSC “Complete Works Festival”   Jan. 31, 2006
+Hong Kong Arts Festival opens on Feb. 9 (until Mar. 12)   Jan. 31, 2006
+South Korea’s Arts Awards of The Year 2005 announced   Dec. 28, 2005
+Finland’s largest scale contemporary dance festival “Moving in November” held   Nov. 28, 2005
+Start of the 27th edition of the London contemporary dance festival “Dance Umbrella”   Sep. 23, 2005
+Scandinavia’s largest contemporary music festival Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival opens on Sept. 30   Sep. 23, 2005
+33rd Mexico Cervantino International Arts Festival opens October 5   Sep. 23, 2005
+South Korea’s first performing arts market “2005 Performing Arts Market in Seoul”(PAMS) held   Sep. 23, 2005
+2005 Japanese Contemporary Drama Reading held in Seoul   Aug. 18, 2005
+Seoul’s autumn arts event, Seoul International Performing Arts Festival opens Sept. 23   Aug. 18, 2005
+59th Avignon Festival to comprise “blood” and “tears”   Jun. 17, 2005
+20th Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival features Japan, opening on July 9 (Germany)   Jun. 17, 2005
+2005 Lincoln Center Festival opens on July 12th   Jun. 17, 2005
+33rd Hong Kong Arts Festival closed: Feb. 17-Mar. 20, 2005   Apr. 17, 2005
+International Fair CUBADISCO 2005 to be held: May 21-29   Apr. 17, 2005
+The Asian Arts Mart to be held in Singapore: June 3-5, 2005   Apr. 17, 2005

Dec. 2004 – Mar. 2005
+The production of Masataka Matsuda's Umi to Higasa (Sea and Parasol) by the South Korean company Labo C.J.K. announced winner of the 41st "Donga Drama Award."   Mar. 16, 2005
+APAP arts presenters conference held in New York (Jan. 8-11, 2005) on world’s largest scale for US and international presenters   Jan. 19, 2005
+Japanese-German bilingual Web magazine introducing the latest German trends in the arts launched as part of the Year of ‘Deutschland in Japan 2005/2006’   Jan. 19, 2005
+2005 editions of "PAYE" and "MOD" performing arts directories published   Jan. 19, 2005
+The Southern Hemisphere’s annual summer arts event, the Sydney Festival, will open early in the New Year. (Jan. 8 - 30, 2005, Sydney, Australia)   Dec. 6, 2004
+Curtain closes on 26th Dance Umbrella festival. From Japan, Ikuyo Kuroda’s BATIK company participated for the first time. (Oct. 5 - Nov. 27, 2004 in London, UK)   Dec. 6, 2004
+CINARS 2004 comes to a close. The story of an encounter with circus art. (Nov. 16 - 20, 2004 in Montreal, Canada)   Dec. 6, 2004
+32nd International Festival Cervantino ends. The Japanese drum group Yamato performs before an audience of 6,000. (Oct. 6 ~ 24, 2004 in Guanajuato, Mexico)   Dec. 6, 2004
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News from the Japan Foundation
Apr. 2013 – Mar. 2014
+Japan Foundation 2013-14 (second application period) foreign exchange grant recipients announced   Sep. 18, 2013
+Sugimoto Bunraku Sonezaki Shinju (The Love Suicides at Sonezaki) European Tour (Sep. 27 – Oct. 19, 2013)   Sep. 17, 2013
+Performing arts support program “Performing Arts Japan” (PAJ) accepts grant application period for 2014 – 2015 (for arts and culture organizations of the USA, Canada, and Europe)   Aug. 23, 2013
+2013 – 2014 schedule of the Japan Foundation supported PAJ for Europe programs finalized   Jun. 4, 2013
+Japan Foundation 2013-14 (first application period) foreign exchange grant recipients announced   Jun. 4, 2013
+2013 – 2014 schedule of the Japan Foundation supported PAJ for North America programs finalized   May. 14, 2013

Apr. 2012 – Mar. 2013
+Oriza Hirata’s Seinendan Theater Company to Tour North America to Perform a Double-Bill of one-act plays: Android-Human Theater Sayonara and Robot-Human Theater I, Worker (Jan. 31 – Mar. 9, 2013)   Mar. 1, 2013
+The Japan Foundation 2012 (second period) overseas performance grant recipients announced   Oct. 17, 2012
+Performing arts support program “Performing Arts Japan” (PAJ) accepts grant application period for 2013-2014 (for arts and culture organizations of the USA, Canada, and Europe)   Sep. 5, 2012
+The Japan Foundation 2012 (first period) overseas performance grant recipients announced   May. 17, 2012
+The Japan Foundation announces 2012-13 season recipients for Performing Arts Japan (PAJ) program grants   May. 17, 2012

Apr. 2011 – Mar. 2012
+“Overcoming the Disaster” Tohoku Folk pereormingarts Groups, Ondekoza Taiko & Musicians World Tour (Mar. 2 to 26, 2012)   Mar. 19, 2012
+“India-Japan: Passage to the Next Generation” KENTARO!! Contemporary Dance Performance (Mar. 16 to 24, 2012)   Mar. 19, 2012
+TAIKO LEGEND – Heart Beat from Japan EITETSU HAYASHI (Feb. 22 to Mar.10, 2012)   Feb. 16, 2012
+Lecture: After the Day Japan Changed: Japanese Contemporary Theater’s Response to the Disaster in March 2011 (Jan. 25, 2011 at London)   Jan. 11, 2012
+Taiko × Violin × Saxophone Ensemble (Nov. 23 – 28, 2011 at Kuwait, Jordan)   Nov. 28, 2011
+Edo Utsushi-e Performances in Eastern Europe – Reviving the Edo Phantasm (November, 2011)   Nov. 28, 2011
+A Japanese Play Reading in English: Shiro Maeda’s “Getting Lost” (Nov. 23 – 24, 2011 at London)   Nov. 28, 2011
+Concert: “Sound Fusion” by Japanese Trio Trinity (November, 2011 at Philippines, Vietnam)   Nov. 28, 2011
+Ryukyu-Okinawa Traditional Performing Arts Tour of the South Pacific: Chimu (Nov.8 – 23, 2011)   Nov. 28, 2011
+Butoh Performance: DAIRAKUDAKAN – “Paradise in the Jar Odyssey 2011” (November, 2011 at Spain)   Nov. 28, 2011
+Hogaku Concert Tour in Central American and Caribbean Countries – OYAMA × NITTA with Special Members (Nov.4 – 13, 2011)   Nov. 28, 2011
+Dance Performance: “Pendanteve” by BATIK (Oct. 13 – 15 at Paris)   Oct. 12, 2011
+Min'yo -Japanese traditional folk songs- conveying heart and rhythms in daily life in Japan (Sep. 14 - Oct. 2, 2011)   Oct. 12, 2011
+Iwate’s Kuromori Kagura goes to Moscow (Oct. 2 – 3, 2011)   Sep. 22, 2011
+Contemporary Japanese Music: ZATAIVSHIYSYA DRAKON (Sleeping Dragon) (Aug. 25 – Sep. 6, 2011 at Samarkand, Ashkhabad, Tashkent)   Aug. 22, 2011
+2011 schedule of Japan Foundation supported PAJ for North America programs finalized   Aug. 2, 2011
+2011 schedule of Japan Foundation supported PAJ for Europe programs finalized   Aug. 2, 2011
+Celebration of Music: Shanti Concert (Jun. 21, 2011 at Paris)   Jun. 10, 2011
+Artist Talk: Tadasu Takamine – “Body, Mind, Expression” (Jun. 20, 2011 at London)Jun. 10, 2011
+The Japan Foundation 2011 grant program recipients (overseas performance grants: first term) announced   Jun. 2, 2011
+DVDs “Japanese Music Today” and “Japanese Contemporary Theatre and Dance 2011” released   May. 31, 2011

Apr. 2010 – Mar. 2011
+Screenings of the Japan Foundation Theater Projects “Asian Contemporary Theater from Video Archives From 1990s to 2000s”   Feb. 25, 2011 (Updated on Apr. 26)
+Japan-Turkey Contemporary Music Collaboration “Sound Migration” (Feb. 12 at Tokyo, Feb.14 at Yokohama)   Feb. 4, 2011
+2010 schedule of Japan Foundation supported PAJ for Europe programs   Aug. 3, 2011
+2010 schedule of Japan Foundation supported programs (for overseas performances)   Aug. 3, 2011

Apr. 2009 – Mar. 2010
+Return concert produced by the Japan Foundation “Central Asia and Caucasus Hogaku Performance Tour” to be held in Japan as “A Thrilling Night with Four Japanese Musicians and A Makom Singer from Uzbekistan” (Mar. 31, 2010)   Mar. 6, 2010
+Performing Arts Japan for North America (PAJ North America) 2010 – 2011 grant program is open to call for applications (until Nov. 2, 2009)   Sep. 11, 2009
+Performing Arts Japan for Europe (PAJ Europe) 2010 – 2011 grant program is open to call for applications (until October 16, 2009)   Sep. 11, 2009
+2009 schedule of Japan Foundation supported programs (for overseas performances) finalized   Apr. 30, 2009 (Updated on Aug. 3, 2011)
+2009 schedule of Japan Foundation supported PAJ for North America programs finalized   Apr. 30, 2009 (Updated on Jul. 9)
+2009 schedule of Japan Foundation supported PAJ for Europe programs finalized   Apr. 30, 2009 (Updated on Jul. 9)

Apr. 2008 – Mar. 2009
+Tsuyoshi Shirai’s “THECO” tour in Luxembourg (March 26 – 31, 2009)   Mar. 31, 2009
+Japan Foundation sponsoring the international symposium “Vers la pluralité Mondialisation, identités, et cultures traditionelles“ held in Kyoto (Feb. 6, 2009)   Feb. 5, 2009
+Booth at New York’s APAP Arts Market and performances, lectures on Hogaku (traditional Japanese music) (from Jan. 10, 2009)   Dec. 24, 2008
+Performing Arts Professionals Invited to Japan in 2008 (as of December 2008)   Dec. 24, 2008
+Performing Arts Professionals Invited to Japan in 2008   Aug. 29, 2008
+Dancers wanted for the Yokohama Triennale 2008 exhibition, Tino Sehgal’s “Kiss”   Jul. 2, 2008
+Performing Arts Network Japan Update Information   Jun. 21, 2008
+2008 schedule of Japan Foundation supported programs finalized   Apr. 28, 2008 (updated on 12.25)
+2008 schedule of Japan Foundation supported PAJ for North America programs finalized   Apr. 28, 2008 (updated on 12.24)
+2008 schedule of Japan Foundation supported PAJ for Europe programs finalized   Apr. 28, 2008

Apr. 2007 – Mar. 2008
+Performing Arts Professionals Invited to Japan in the latter half of 2007 (Feb. 2008–)   Jan. 22, 2008
+Television broadcast of the production Performing Women – 3 Reinterpretations from Greek Tragedy resulting from a collaborative effort by theater people from India, Iran, Uzbekistan and Japan (Jan. 11, 2008)   Dec. 19, 2007
+Part three of Performing Women – 3 Reinterpretations from Greek Tragedy, “Helene” to be performed in New Delhi   Dec. 19, 2007
+Performing Arts Professionals Invited to Japan in the latter half of 2007 (Nov. 2007–)   Nov. 7, 2007
+About the death of Mark Weil, Artistic Director of Ilkhom Theatre, Uzbekistan (Sep 7, 2007)   Sep. 28, 2007
+“J-Dance Special Solos” event celebrates 10th anniversary of Maison de la Culture du Japan a Paris   Aug. 28, 2007
+Applications being accepted for 2008 Performing Arts Japan (PAJ) grant programs for Europe (Sept. 1 to Oct. 12)   Aug. 28, 2007
+Performing Arts Professional Invitations (through Aug. 2007)   Jul. 30, 2007
+Applications being accepted for 2008 Performing Arts Japan (PAJ) grant programs for North America (until Oct. 29)   Jul. 30, 2007
+Tokyo and Seoul performances (from Oct. 2007) of Performing Women –Reinterpreted from Greek Tragedy, a collaborative production between India, Iran, Uzbekistan and Japan produced as a project of the “Japan-India Exchange Year.”   Jun. 30, 2007
+Japan Foundation Sponsored Programs (2007-08)   Jun. 30, 2007
+Renewal for “AIR Japan,” the Japanese artist-in-residence program information website   Jun. 30, 2007
+2007 schedule of Japan Foundation supported programs finalized   May. 24, 2007

Apr. 2006 – Mar. 2007
+The Japan Foundation Overseas Programs Around the World (from March 2007)   Mar. 23, 2007
+2007 schedule of Japan Foundation supported PAJ for North America programs finalized   Mar. 23, 2007
+2007 schedule of Japan Foundation supported PAJ for Europe programs finalized   Mar. 23, 2007
+“Asia Contemporary Theater Project / The Future of Collaboration and Networks” performances and symposium (Mar. 16-21)   Feb. 16, 2007
+First performance of Central Asian theater in Japan - The Ilkhom Theatre (Uzbekistan)   Jan. 22, 2007
+Cultural Exchange Information Website Launched   Dec. 25, 2006
+The Japan Foundation Overseas Programs around the World (from Nov. 2006)   Nov. 24, 2006
+Invited performing arts representatives from Nov. 2006   Nov. 24, 2006
+Figures from the performing arts world visiting Japan from October-December, 2006   Oct. 20, 2006
+September Visitor — Mr. Mohamed Abdel Monem El Sawy, Director of Cairo’s El-Sawy Culture Centre   Sep. 14, 2006
+Touring Grants "Performing Arts JAPAN" program for 2007-2008 is now accepting   Sep. 14, 2006
+The Japan Foundation Overseas Programs Around the World (from July 2006)   Jul. 6, 2006
+July Visitor — Ms. Myra Victoria C Bertran, choreographer and director of the Dance Forum   Jul. 6, 2006
+Scripts of six contemporary Japanese plays available in English translations   Jun. 6, 2006
+Japan-Germany joint production of Yotsuya Ghost Story starts European tour   Jun. 6, 2006
+Southeast Asian tour starts for Seinendan’s production of Tokyo Notes   Jun. 6, 2006
+The Japan Foundation Overseas Programs Around the World (from June 2006)   Jun. 6, 2006
+The Japan Foundation Overseas Programs Around the World (from April 2006)   May. 8, 2006
+Programs to receive Japan Foundation support in 2006 decided   May. 8, 2006
+2006 schedule of Japan Foundation supported PAJ for North America programs finalized   May. 8, 2006

Apr. 2005 – Mar. 2006
+March Visitor — Ms. Nora Joumblatt, Director of Beiteddine Festival   Feb. 28, 2006
+2006 schedule of Japan Foundation supported PAJ for Europe programs finalized   Feb. 28, 2006
+The Japan Foundation Overseas Programs Around the World (Feb.-Mar. 2006)   Jan. 31, 2006
+The Japan Foundation Overseas Programs Around the World (Jan.-Mar. 2006)   Dec. 28, 2005
+The Japan Foundation Overseas Programs Around the World (Nov. 2005-Jan. 2006)   Nov. 28, 2005
+Database for the English version of the Japanese traditional musician guide book Performing Arts in Japan: Traditional Music Today uploaded onto this website   Oct. 22, 2005
+English-edition guidebook Performing Arts in Japan – Traditional Music Today has published to introduce Japanese traditional music artists   Sep. 23, 2005
+Japan Foundation Overseas Programs Around the World (Sep - Nov)   Sep. 23, 2005
+Program announcement of the Japan Foundation’s new support program, Performing Arts Japan (PAJ) for Europe 2006   Sep. 23, 2005
+Third Asia-Europe Dance Forum - pointe to point   Aug. 18, 2005
+Japan Foundation Programs Around the World (Aug - Oct)   Jul. 20, 2005
+Program announcement of the Performing Arts JAPAN (PAJ) for the fiscal year 2006-2007   Jul. 20, 2005
+Programs supported by Japan Foundation in 2005 (additional program support decided)   Jul. 20, 2005
+The Japanese taiko and drum collaboration unit "Hida Jimbo" performs in Eastern Europe   Jun. 17, 2005
+Noh theater invited for Edinburgh Festival opening   Jun. 17, 2005
+The Japan Foundation's Activities (May-July)   May. 17, 2005
+Japan Foundation’s Play Translation Project: English translation of Suzuki Matsuo play completed   May. 17, 2005
+April Visitor: Ratna Sarumpaet, Representative of the Jakarta Arts Council   Apr. 17, 2005
+Programs to receive Japan Foundation support in 2005 decided   Apr. 17, 2005

Dec. 2004 – Mar. 2005
+March 2005 Visitor — Marion D'Cruz, representative of Malaysia's Five Arts Centre.   Mar. 16, 2005
+Commemorative Japan-Korea Friendship Year event 2005 Korea-Japan Roadclub Festival (J-Style in Seoul Street) to be held as all-night event featuring music, art, video, etc., by Japanese and Korean artists   Feb. 24, 2005
+Performance of Hotel Grand Asia, a workshop production by 16 theater artists that was three years in the making under the Asian Contemporary Theater Collaboration Project   Feb. 24, 2005
+The Japan Foundation London Office sponsors seminar series on Japanese performing arts from February to November 2005.   Feb. 24, 2005
+January 2005 marks the start of 2005 the "EU-Japan Year of People-to-People Exchanges"   Jan. 19, 2005
+Drama Reading Project, readings of Hisashi Inoue's The Face of Jizo planned in Canada, combined with a translation project introducing our outstanding modern Japanese plays   Jan. 19, 2005
+December Visitor – Dominique Roland, Director of France's Centre des Arts, Enghien-les-Bains seeks a Japanese company to participate in the "Art and Technology" international forum   Jan. 19, 2005
+Curtain closes on the Tokyo performances of the Southeast Asian five-country collaboration “Memories of a Legend”   Dec. 6, 2004
+Director Amon Miyamoto’s production of “Pacific Overtures” opened in New York.   Dec. 6, 2004
+Strengthening the program of presentations of Middle East culture   Dec. 6, 2004
+Avignon Festival Director Vincent Baudriller visits Japan   Dec. 6, 2004
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