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Performing Arts Japan Programme for Europe 2017-2018
12/10/2016
 

The Japan Foundation is now accepting proposals for projects to receive Performing Arts Japan Programme for Europe (PAJ Europe) Touring and Collaboration grants for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. To apply for the programme, please read the information on the Performing Arts Funding page carefully and contact the relevant Japan Foundation office in Europe to discuss eligibility. The deadline for projects taking place between 1 April 2017 and 30 June 2018 is Monday, 31 October 2016.

Overview


Performing Arts Japan Programme for Europe (PAJ Europe) was started by the Japan Foundation in 2006 to revitalise and facilitate the exchange between leading artists in Europe and Japan. The main feature of this scheme is that this grant will be made available to those organisers based in Europe who are planning to organise Japan-related performing arts projects in European regions. The applications will be screened by an annually appointed panel of advisors who are specialists in the area of performing arts in Europe. Successful applicants will receive grants towards part of the cost of implementing their project.



To date, PAJ Europe has funded 128 projects (including 70 touring and 58 collaboration projects) of Japanese performing arts in both traditional and contemporary art forms. In the 2016-2017 fiscal year, 12 projects (5 Touring and 7 Collaboration projects) were selected under the programme, for a total amount of €149,000.



The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2016
11/12/2015

IKIRU: The Highs and Lows of Life in Japanese Cinema: 5 February to 26 March 2016


This year’s programme is titled ‘Ikiru: The Highs and Lows of Life in Japanese Cinema’, and taking inspiration from Akira Kurosawa’s classic Ikiru (“To Live”) will look at the way in which Japanese filmmakers have been observing and capturing people’s lives. This year’s programme is the largest yet and will feature a mixture of classics, animation and contemporary films, catering for all audiences’ tastes!


The season will open at the ICA, London on Friday, 5 February 2016 before touring to a further 12 venues until late March 2016. We are delighted to announce that this year’s participating venues are:


ICA, London
Phoenix, Leicester
mac birmingham, Birmingham
Watershed, Bristol
QUAD, Derby
Showroom Cinema, Sheffield
Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth
Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA), Dundee
Filmhouse, Edinburgh
Exeter Phoenix, Exeter
Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, Cumbria
Broadway Cinema, Nottingham
HOME, Manchester


Specific information of each cinema’s line-up, screening dates and times will be added to www.jpf-film.org.uk shortly, so please keep checking back. We look forward to seeing you all at the programme soon!



Performing Arts Japan Programme for Europe 2016-2017
10/08/2015

Performing Arts Japan Programme for Europe 2016-2017


The Japan Foundation is now accepting proposals for projects to receive Performing Arts Japan Programme for Europe (PAJ Europe) Touring and Collaboration grants for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. To apply for the programme, please read the information on the Performing Arts Funding page carefully and contact the relevant Japan Foundation office in Europe to discuss eligibility. The deadline for projects taking place between 1 April 2016 and 30 June 2017 is Friday, 30 October 2015.


Overview


Performing Arts Japan Programme for Europe (PAJ Europe) was started by the Japan Foundation in 2006 to revitalise and facilitate the exchange between leading artists in Europe and Japan. The main feature of this scheme is that this grant will be made available to those organisers based in Europe who are planning to organise Japan-related performing arts projects in European regions. The applications will be screened by an annually appointed panel of advisors who are specialists in the area of performing arts in Europe. Successful applicants will receive grants towards part of the cost of implementing their project.


To date, PAJ Europe has funded 116 projects (including 65 touring and 51 collaboration projects) of Japanese performing arts in both traditional and contemporary art forms. In the 2015-2016 fiscal year, 7 projects (3 Touring and 4 Collaboration projects) were selected under the programme, for a total amount of €85,000.



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