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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.
Enjoy the summer with the best and latest anime straight from Japan as Animax airs My Hero Academia Season 2 and Alice & Zouroku the same day as it is broadcast in Japan. Both series will be available in localized subtitles for the enjoyment of anime fans in the Philippines and all across Asia.
Another breakthrough in friendship and cooperation between countries awaits as The Japan Foundation Asia Center and the University of the Philippines Film Institute will be holding an exchange program for film students in Asia entitled …and Action! Asia #03 in the Philippines from February 26 to March 10, 2017, in cooperation with Ateneo de Manila University and De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde. Here, nineteen film students from the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia will come together and co-produce short films within an eight-day production schedule in Quezon City.
In an act of strengthening friendship and cultural exchange through football, The Japan Foundation Asia Center and the Japan Professional Football League (J. League) will be holding football clinics for kids in the Philippines on February 3 to 5, 2017, welcoming three coaches from J. League club Shonan Bellmare. The Japan Foundation Asia Center, J. League and the Japan Football Association have taken this initiative to encourage various exchange programs in the field of football since November 2014. Its aim is to provide opportunities for people-to-people exchange in the area of football to further strengthen friendship between Japan and other countries and develop the football culture in the Asian region.
The 60th year of Philippines-Japan Friendship was indeed a milestone event for the two countries as both have had a close and remarkable cultural relationship. Helping celebrate this landmark occasion were members of Japan’s premiere idol group, AKB 48, represented by their Team 8, with a program organized by the Embassy of Japan with co-organizer Hallohallo Entertainment Inc. The group had flown all the way from Japan to perform live in front of their eager Filipino fans for the second time since last year’s Cool Japan event (for our coverages, click here for Day 1 and click here for Day 2). A press conference for them was held just before their scheduled performance at the Market!Market! Activity Center. Our Photographer and Correspondent Ianah was there for arkadymac.com’s coverage as officialomedia partner for the event.
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.
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.
Anime fans won’t get to have a dull summer as more anime excitement is set to come this April as Animax brings to its multitude of viewers two new shows with female protagonists, namely Snow White with the Red Hair and Cross Ange: Rondo of Angels and Dragon, both hit anime series from Japan.
Anime fans are sure to be kept updated with the best of Japanese series as Asia’s top Japanese anime channel, Animax, is set to air two of this season’s biggest series – My Hero Academia and Twin Stars Exorcists, both to be aired the same day it premieres in Japan!
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)!