The Japan Foundation Grant Program for Overseas Performance 2009 (grant application period ending Dec. 2008)
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1 East Asia ASIAN YOUTH ORCHESTRA Asia Tour ASIAN YOUTH ORCHESTRA JAPAN OFFICE Aug. 8, 2009 Aug. 30, 2009 Korea, China Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Taipei, Kwangju (Cheolla Namdo), Seoul Western Classical Music
2 East Asia IKENOSHITA Theatrical Company “HANJO” China Tour Ikenoshita Theatrical Company Jun. 7, 2009 Jun. 14, 2009 China Shanghai Contemporary Theater
3 East Asia SPAC “Robinson and Crusoe” Korea Tour Shizuoka Performing Arts Center Jul. 25, 2009 Aug. 3, 2009 Korea Milyang Contemporary Theater
4 East Asia Japan-Korea Art Relay in Soul die pratze Nov. 19, 2009 Nov. 30, 2009 Korea Seoul Multimedia Performance
5 East Asia TAKEMOTO Komadayu etc. Korea Tour NIPPON STEEL ARTS FOUNDATION Jun. 26, 2009 Jun. 29, 2009 Korea Seoul Japanese Traditional Music (Gidayu)
6 Southeast Asia Ensemble Resonanz Vietnam Tour KAWAMURA Noriko Aug. 29, 2009 Oct. 10, 2009 Viet Nam Da Nang, Hoi An Western Classical Music
7 Oceania DARUMAMORI New Zealand Tour DARUMAMORI Jul. 8, 2009 Jul. 14, 2009 New Zealand WellingtonALower Hutt Puppet Theater
8 North America Friendship Concerts for Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship Memorial House Opening and related events Shonan Air Ensemble of Japan May. 5, 2009 May. 12, 2009 U.S.A Fair Heaven, Boston, New York Western Classical Music
9 North America Japan-US Friendship Concert / Kyoto-Boston Sister City Relations 50th Anniversary MIZUTANI Kazusa Apr. 20, 2009 Apr. 29, 2009 U.S.A Boston, Chestnut Hill Western Classical Music
10 Central America YONEZAWA Hiroshi & KUMAZAWA Eriko Central America Tour YONEZAWA Hiroshi Sep. 12, 2009 Sep. 25, 2009 Cuba, Costa Rica, El Salvador La Habana, San Jose, Cartago, Santa Ana, San Salvador Japanese Traditional Music (Shakuhachi & Koto)
11 South America KIYUMI-KAI KOTO GROUP Brazil Tour KIYUMI KOTO GROUP Sep. 13, 2009 Sep. 23, 2009 Brazil Belem Japanese Traditional Music (Koto)
12 South America KUNIMTO Takeharu South America Tour KUNIMOTO Takeharu Jul. 17, 2009 Jul. 29, 2009 Paraguay, Brazil Colonia Yguazu, Santos, Sao Paulo Japanese Traditional Music (Rokyoku)
13 South America YOSHITAKE Matsuko Peru Tour YOSHITAKE Matsuko May. 18, 2009 May. 27, 2009 Peru Lima, Cuzco Music (Vocal)
14 Western Europe Awa Ningyo-Joruri Austria Tour Awa Puppet Theatre Promotion Association May. 14, 2009 May. 20, 2009 Austria Wien Japanese Traditional Puppet Theater
15 Western Europe I-Picnic Austria Tour I-Picnic Sep. 21, 2009 'Sep. 30, 2009 Austria Krems, Perchtholdsdorf Multimedia Performance
16 Western Europe KINO Masayuki Germany Tour KINO Masayuki Sep. 5, 2009 Sep. 12, 2009 Germany Cologne, Berlin Western Classical Music
17 Western Europe YAMAMOTO Fumie etc. Europe Tour AzuminoEKramsach friendship association Jun. 28, 2009 Jul. 6, 2009 Germany, Austria Munich, Kramsach, Wurzburg Japanese Folk Music
18 Western Europe chelfitsch Europe Tour chelfitsch Oct. 1, 2009 Oct. 20, 2009 Germany Berlin Contemporary Theater
19 Western Europe ISODA Aki Europe tour Theatrical Aki ISODA Office Oct. 31, 2009 Nov. 13, 2009 France, Italy Paris, Roma Monodrama
20 Western Europe NO NAME HORSES Europe Tour KAJIMOTO CONCERT MANAGEMENT CO., LTD Jul. 27, 2009 Aug. 5, 2009 France, Spain La Roque d'Antheron, Barcelona , Bilbao Music (Jazz)
21 Western Europe SAEKI Anna Europe Tour MOON MUSIC Ltd. Apr. 20, 2009 May. 22, 2009 France, Germany Paris, Berlin, Hannover, Dresden, Hamburg Music (Tango)
22 Western Europe Leonard Eto Blendrums Europe Tour SUPERBOY Inc. Jun. 11, 2009 Jun. 21, 2009 Germany, Switzerland, Italy Cologne, Dusseldorf, Zug, Roma Music (Wadaiko)
23 Western Europe NOMURA Makoto UK Tour NOMURA Makoto Jun. 24, 2009 Jul. 31, 2009 U.K. Amersham, Leeds, Huddersfield, London, Exeter, Devon, Morecambe, Newcastle Contemporary Music
24 Western Europe “Voiceless Voice in Hiroshima” (composed by HOSOKAWA Toshio) Italy Tour Hiroshima Opera and Music Promotion Committee Nov. 5, 2009 Nov. 11, 2009 Italy Parma, Ferara, Milano Contemporary Music
25 Western Europe SATOH Masahiko & SAIFA Netherlands Tour SATOH Masahiko Jul. 10, 2009 Jul. 14, 2009 Netherlands Rotterdam Music (Jazz)
26 Western Europe THE KIO COMPANY “GREEN MONSTER” Norway Tour THE KIO COMPANY Nov. 24, 2009 Dec. 1, 2009 Norway Bergen Children's Theater
27 Western Europe YUBIWA Hotel for Animal Love Project at Chapter Art Centre YUBIWA Hotel May. 11, 2009 'Jun. 2, 2009 U.K. Cardiff, Aberystwyth Contemporary Theater
28 Eastern Europe FUKUHARA Swawako and John Kaizan NEPTUNE Bulgaria Tour FUKUHARA Sawako Nov. 8, 2009 Nov. 20, 2009 Bulgaria Sofia, Plovdiv Japanese Traditional Music (Koto & Shakuhachi)
29 Eastern Europe YAMAOKA Sakiko “Wind from Sky” Croatia Tour YAMAOKA Sakiko Jun. 11, 2009 Jun. 22, 2009 Croatia Zagreb, Staglinec Performance Art
30 Eastern Europe faifai uMY NAME IS I LOVE YOUv Europe Tour faifai Jul. 20, 2009 Aug. 29, 2009 Hungary, Netherlands, Slovenia Szeged, Budapest, Groningen, Ljubljana Contemporary Theater
31 Eastern Europe Hinoki-ya Eastern Europe Tour Hitococochi Inc.. Jul. 15, 2009 Jul. 24, 2009 Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina Zagreb, Sarajevo Music (Japanese Traditional + Western instruments)
32 Eastern Europe FUJISAWA Yuko “Fuck You Eu.ro.pa” in Bacau One-man Show Festival, Romania Japan Committee for sending participants to The Bacau One-man Show Festival Apr. 8, 2009 Apr. 21, 2009 Romania Bacau Contemporary Theater
33 Eastern Europe BANDO Sengiku Dance Company Central Asia Tour juin2004 Oct. 28, 2009 Nov. 6, 2009 Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan Tashkent, Almaty Japanese Classical Dance (Nihon Buyo)
34 Eastern Europe HARADA Yoriyuki & DAI-KAIBUTSU-DAN Eastern Europe Tour MEDIA RENAISSANCE Sep. 19, 2009 Oct. 7, 2009 Russia, Lithuania Moscow, St. Petersburg, Vilnius Music (Jazz)
35 Eastern Europe OTSUBO Hikaru Butoh Company KOTOH Romania Tour Hikaru Otsubo Butoh Company KOTOH Jun. 3, 2009 Jun. 23, 2009 Romania Satu Mare, Carei, Baia Mare, Targu Mures, Bucharest Dance (Butoh)
36 Western Europe, Eastern Europe HIRAI Takeichiro and HIRAI Motoki Europe Tour Takeichiro Hirai Jun. 3, 2009 Jun. 23, 2009 U. K., Denmark, Spain, Romania, Bulgaria, France London, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Brasov, Sofia, Paris Western Classical Music
37 Western Europe, Eastern Europe GOCOO Europe Tour GOCOO (Tawoo Limited Company) Jun. 16, 2009 Jul. 16, 2009 Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Italy, Slovenia, Germany, Czech, Luxemburg Budapest, Nove Zamky, Pecs, Graz, Macerata, Maribor, Larz, Hamburg, Villach, Ulm, Osoppo, Hradec Kralove, Oldenburg, Berlin, Nuenkirchen, Echternach, Tuttlingen Music (Wadaiko)
38 North Africa Tokyo Sinfonietta Egypt Tour Tokyo Sinfonietta Apr. 25, 2009 May. 4, 2009 Egypt Alexandria, Cairo Contemporary Music
39 Africa Nyama Kante & Jelidon Cote d' Ivoire Tour Nyama Kante Jul. 23, 2009 Aug. 23, 2009 Cote D'ivoire Abidjan African Music and Dance
40 Middle East, Western Europe, Eastern Europe Kodo Europe “ekkyo: trans-border” Tour Kitamaesen Co., Ltd. Kodo May. 12, 2009 Jul. 17, 2009 Italy, Croatia, U. K., Greece, Turkey, Germany, France, Spain, Switzerland Reggio Emilia, Firenze, Roma, Milano, Zagreb, London, Athinai, Izmir, Istanbul, Munich, Lyon, Paris, Gijon, Madrid, Zurich, Montreux, (a Italian city, a Spanish city) Music (Wadaiko)
41 North America, Eastern Europe ROOT CULTURE “Inter-Local Session: A Page Out of Order” Romania and USA Tour Non-Profit Organization ROOT CULTURE May. 4, 2009 Jun. 16, 2009 Romania, U.S.A Arad, Cluj, Timisoara, Bucharest, New York Dance + Music
42 North Africa, Western Europe, Kitanodai Gagaku Orchestra Europe-Tunisia Tour Kitanodai Gagaku Orchestra Apr. 19, 2009 Apr. 30, 2009 Austria, Tunisia, Belgium Wien, Carthage, Hasselt Japanese Court Music & Dance (Gagaku)
43 Middle East, Eastern Europe Okayama Boys and Girls Choir Bulgaria-Turkey Tour Okayama International Friendship Association Aug. 22, 2009 Aug. 29, 2009 Bulgaria, Turkey Plovdiv, Istanbul Music (Chorus)