Welcome to Arts & Culture

We provide funding for Japan-related arts and cultural activities across the UK, as well as organizing events here at our London office and throughout the country. Our work is divided into four main areas of Performing Arts; Visual Arts; Film; and Publication, and we are also able to assist with bringing a range of cultural specialists to the UK. Please explore the pages listed in the navigation bar to the left in order to find out more.

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The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme

31 January - 27 March 2013

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Thank you for your support for the Shishi-Odori Dance Troupe!

Their visit to the UK was a huge success, and they were received with great enthusiasm wherever they visited. Here is some proof:

Photography by Adrian Snood

Further photos and videos of Shishi-Odori performances in London can be found
at the Mayor's Thames Festival website

The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme