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RETIRE-MEN, a Collaborative Theater Play by Japan, Philippines and Thailand at the CCP

 

The Japan Foundation Manila invites everyone to watch RETIRE-MEN, a collaborative theater play by Japan, Philippines and Thailand on January 27 and 28, 2018 at the Tanghalang Jose Batute (Studio Theater) of the Cultural Center of the Philippines.  RETIRE-MEN is a humorous play about the trial and errors of Thai, Filipino and Japanese people who share their countries with one another.

Upcoming Event: RE/PLAY Dance Edit

 

The local scene for performance and the arts starts off in spectacular fashion this January as MNLLikha x Sipat Lawin Ensemble, in collaboration with Offsite Dance Project (Japan),  present “RE/PLAY Dance Edit,” at the Power Mac Center Spotlight, Circuit Lane, Circuit Makati, on January 13 and 14 at 7pm. This production brings together dance artists from the Philippines, Japan and Cambodia to create a version of the work especially for Manila audiences.

The Japan Foundation Manila Announces Publication of Art Archive 01

Another milestone in culture and the arts in the country has been achieved as The Japan Foundation, Manila is excited to announce the publication of Art Archive 01: A Collection of Essays on Filipino Contemporary Visual & Performing Arts.  It is the first book in a series that explores current trends and concerns in Philippine contemporary arts and culture. Art Archive 01 features essays by contemporary artists, performers, art writers, curators, journalists, and experts in the field of Philippine contemporary art, dance, and theater.

Tokyo-Manila Jazz and Arts Festival (TMJAF) Workshops and Concert

 

Music and art lovers are in for a rare treat this November as The Japan Foundation, Manila presents the Tokyo-Manila Jazz & Arts Festival Workshops and Concert at UP-Diliman and UST.

Multi-awarded Filipino and Japan-based jazz singer Charito together with renowned Japanese jazz musicians are coming to Manila to conduct workshops and perform with workshop participants!

Manga Hokusai Manga: Free Manga Exhibition at Ateneo Art Gallery from June 17-July 28

Get to know more about Japanese manga through exhibitions, demonstrations, lectures, and a manga reading corner at the Ateneo Art Gallery  from June 17 to July 28 with Manga Hokusai Manga.  All of these are for free, so make sure to take this rare opportunity to experience an art form that has become a worldwide phenomenon.

Top Dancers from Across Asia to perform in Manila at DANCE DANCE ASIA

 

 

Top dancers from across Asia will be performing an exciting collaborative street dance show in Manila at DANCE DANCE ASIA on April 28, 2017 (Fri) 8:00pm and April 29, 2017 (Sat) 3:00pm at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, De La Salle University, Manila, FREE Admission for everyone.

Japanese Design Today 100 Traveling Exhibition Open to the Public from Jun30-Aug19

 

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Japan Foundation Manila Director Hiroaki Uesugi and Curator Hiroshi Kashiwagi at the opening of the Japanese Design Today 100 Traveling Exhibition

A unique exhibit on how the Japanese have seamlessly crafted both functionality and aesthetics into their everyday products opened in earnest and was welcomed quite warmly at the Tall Galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Manila (MET). The Japanese Design Today 100 exhibition was unveiled to dignitaries, guests and the media, featuring a collection of exactly a hundred carefully selected household and commercial products that exemplify the distinct characteristics of Japanese aesthetics as well as mirror the needs and lifestyles of the Japanese.   This traveling product exhibition is proudly presented by the Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM), the Metropolitan Museum of Manila (MET) and the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines, with support from JT International (Philippines) Inc.

 

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Japanese Design Today 100 Traveling Exhibition to Open at the MET on June 30

 

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Catch a glimpse of superb Japanese design in 100 products at the Japanese Design Today 100 exhibition as it opens Wednesday, June 30, at the Tall Galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Manila (MET).  The exhibition that will run until August 19 will feature a collection of exactly a hundred carefully selected household and commercial products that exemplify the distinct characteristics of Japanese aesthetics, as well as mirror the needs and lifestyles of the Japanese.

Spinning Manila: Facebook Cosplay Photo Contest by The Japan Foundation, Manila

 

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The Japan Foundation, Manila recognizes the Filipino’s passion, skill and love for cosplaying, which is why they wish to give coosplayers the chance to shine with the Japan Foundation, Manila’s first ever FACEBOOK COSPLAY PHOTO CONTEST as part of SPINNING MANILA: J-POP LIVE!  Join the Cosplay Photo Contest and get a chance to win a camera and printer plus an exclusive backstage VIP pass and cool prizes from Canon Marketing (Philippines)!

Upcoming Event: Spinning Manila: J-Pop Live!

 

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Get ready to enjoy great Japanese Pop music as Diana Garnet, Joe Inoue and THE BEATMOTORS perform live in front of a Filipino audience absolutely free as The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) presents Spinning Manila: J-Pop Live! Concert on February 28, 2016 at Whitespace Manila in Makati.  Admission to the concert is free, but online registration, which is open from January 12 at noon, is required at http://spinningmanila.eventbrite.com.