The Japan Foundation Grant Program for Overseas Performance 2008 - II (As of July. 2008), by the Performing Arts Division, The Japan Foundation
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1 Eastern Asia Takarazuka Kagekidan China Tour Japan Culture Week in Shanghai 2008 Organizing Committee 2008.11.4 2008.11.10 China Shanghai Takarazuka Revue (Japanese all-female musical theater)
2 Eastern Asia Shofukutei Ginpei RAKUGO tour SHOFUKUTEI Ginpei 2008.10.25 2008.10.30 Korea Seoul, Pusan, Cheju Rakugo (Japanese verbal entertainment)
3 Eastern Asia 21Century Japanese & Chinese Performing Arts Exchange Project – Butoh R PRODUCTION 2008.9.30 2008.10.12 China Beijing, Guiyang, etc. Dance (Butoh)
4 Southeast Asia Indonesia-Japan Friendship Bamboo Concert "Eth-ence of Bamboo 2008" ISOGANE Shunichi 2008.8.18 2008.8.25 Indonesia Jakarta Traditional Japanese Music (Shakuhachi)
5 Southeast Asia Three Solo Dances in Indonesian Dance Festival IX 2008 KIKUMARU Kimiko 2008.10.29 2008.11.1 Indonesia Jakarta Contemporary Dance
6 Southeast Asia Concert of Mekong River Area –GYPSY QUEEN ROAD TO ASIA– ONE ASIA 2009.1.15 2009.1.26 Viet Nam, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia Hanoi, Vientiane, Bangkok, Phnom Penh, Ho-chi-Minh Music
7 "Southeast Asia, South Asia MIZUNO Nobuyuki, etc. Asia Tour MIZUNO Nobuyuki 2009.1.5 2009.1.13 India, Malaysia, Thailand New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok Classical Music
8 Oceania Kodo & TaikOz in Concert Kitamaesen Co.,Ltd. 2009.2.14 2009.3.2 Australia Melbourne, Brisbane Traditional Japanese Music (Wadaiko)
9 North America Performance of Kabuki Music and Dance in Boston/Salem The Research Society for Japanese Traditional Music and Performance 2008.9.22 2008.10.11 U.S.A. Boston, Salem Traditional Japanese Theater (Traditional Dance 'Tokiwazu' and Kabuki music)
10 North America Japan Society Dance Showcase JAPAN & EAST ASIA NPO KAIBUNSHA 2009.1.6 2009.1.12 U.S.A. New York Contemporary Dance
11 North America Junko Moriya Quartet U.S.A.. West Coast Tour MORIYA Junko 2008.9.19 2008.9.26 U.S.A. Monterey, Rossmore, San Francisco, Los Angeles Music (Jazz)
12 North America The First Noh Theater Performance(Mai-bayashi)and Workshop URATA Yasuhiro 2009.1.20 2009.1.29 U.S.A. Athinai, Nashville, Memphis Noh Theater
13 Central America KAWASEMI-ZA Mexico Tour 2008 KAWASEMI-ZA 2008.10.7 2008.10.21 Mexico Guanajuato, Queretaro, Mexico Puppet Theater
14 Central America Mexico-Japan co-produce “Shokunin-artesanos” YOKOO Sakiko 2008.10.30 2008.11.18 Mexico Mexico, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Juarez Regional Performing Art (Butoh and Kagura Taiko)
15 Central America RINO LATINA Cuba Tour RINO LATINA 2008.8.18 2008.8.26 Cuba La Habana Music
16 South America Noh, Shinnai and Tango - passion ardiente Genzimonogatari - Ethno-Arts Council 2008.10.20 2008.10.29 Argentina Buenos Aires Regional Performing Art (Tango music and Traditional Japanese Music)
17 South America Masao Tanibe Concert Tour in Argentine and Brasil 2008 TANIBE Masao 2008.9.27 2008.10.31 Argentina, Brazil Venado Tuerto, Santa Fe, Rosario, Buenos Aires, Saint Nicholas, Florianopolis, Belo Horizonte Music
18 South America YOSE IN BRAZIL RAKUGO Artists Association 2008.8.15 2008.8.25 Brazil Sao Paulo, Maringa, Campinas Variety Entertainment (Yosegei)
19 South America “QWERTY” Brazil Tour ISHIYAMA Yuzo 2008.10.24 2008.11.6 Brazil Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte Contemporary Dance
20 South America Tetuzi Akiyama South America Tour 2008 AKIYAMA Tetsuji 2008.9.24 2008.10.10 Argentina, Peru, Chile, Brazil Cordoba, Rosario, Buenos Aires, Lima, Santiago, Valparaiso, Florianopolis, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro Music (Improvisation music)
21 Western Europe JAPANWEEK 2008 FRANCE STRASBOURG CULTURE EXCHANGE FESTIVAL "NIPPON NO MATURI" PERFORMANCE 2008.11.19 2008.11.25 France Strasbourg Regional Performing Art (Kantoh)
22 Western Europe The Original Tempo theatrical performance "Shut up, Play!" in UK WALLEY Kinoshita 2008.8.9 2008.8.18 U. K. Edinburgh Contemporary Theater
23 Western Europe OSAKA MONAURAIL EUROPE TOUR SHOUT PRODUCTIONS CO.,LTD 2008.10.29 2008.12.1 U.K., Ireland, Spain, France Southampton, Dublin, London, Glasgow, Barcelona, Valencia, Madrid, Paris, Marseille Music
24 Western Europe Yonezawa Hiroshi Europe concert tour YONEZAWA Hiroshi 2009.2.24 2009.3.12 Italy, Denmark, Austria Roma, San Marino, Malta, Milano, Copenhagen, Odense, Arhus, Wien Traditional Japanese Music (Shakuhachi and Japanese harp)
25 Western Europe Des Utopies Agora Planning Ltd. 2008.12.6 2009.2.7 France Besancon Contemporary Theater
26 Western Europe Ensemble Yusei concert in Austria Ensemble Yusei 2009.3.17 2009.3.23 Austria Salzburg Music (Japanese Traditional and Contemporary music)
27 Eastern Europe AGATSUMA Hiromitsu Russia Tour Mondorana Music Entertainment 2008.9.15 2008.9.24 Russia Moskva, Sankt Peterburg , Klin Traditional Japanese Music (Tsugaru Shamisen)
28 Eastern Europe Estonia Japanese culture Week KODAMA Takafumi 2008.10.3 2008.10.15 Estonia Tallin, Rakvere Contemporary Dance
29 Eastern Europe NAMTAS Project SATOH Masahiko 2008.11.1 2008.11.10 Russia, Lithuania, Czech Moskva, Vilnius, Praha Music
30 Eastern Europe Practice working of the creation interchange HORIGUCHI Hajime 2008.9.2 2008.10.31 Russia Omsk Contemporary Theater
31 Western Europe, Eastern Europe Dream Regime Project 2008 Gekidan KAITAISHA 2008.8.29 2008.10.3 Poland, U. K. Gdansk, Szczecin, Warszawa, Cardiff Contemporary Theater
32 Western Europe, Eastern Europe Kazutoki Umezu KIKI BAND Concert Tour in Europe UMEZU Kazutoki 2008.10.24 2008.11.17 Italy, Slovenia, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Poland Forli, Ljubljana, Maribor, Graz, St. Johann, Munchen, Regensburg, Hannover, Rotterdam, Eindhoven, Bruxelles, Lodz, Katowice, Wroclaw, Krakow, Andrychow, Poznan, Torun, Sanok, Gdansk Music
33 Western Europe, Eastern Europe Yasuaki Shimizu & Saxophonettes Europe Tour mihoproject 2008.10.5 2008.10.20 Italy, U. K., Russia Firenze, Roma, London, Moskva Music
34 Middle East, Western Europe FRYING DUTCHMAN EUROPE TOUR HIMENO Rinda 2008.9.18 2008.10.18 Israel, France, Germany, Netherlands Tel Aviv-Yafo , Haifa, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Utrecht, Haag, Rotterdam Music
35 North America, East Asia Dance Exchange Program 08 Montreal -Seoul-Tokyo CHILD WELFARE FOUNDATION OF JAPAN 2008.10.5 2008.10.19 Canada, Korea Montreal, Seoul Contemporary Theater