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    • 23rd Philippine Nihongo Teachers’ Forum
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In Observance of Special Public Holiday (Election Day)
The Japan Foundation, Manila (Office & Library) will be closed on May 09, 2016 (Monday)



Announcement of Application for the 10th International MANGA Award (OPEN CALL)

1. Purpose
To spread MANGA culture to overseas and promote international cultural exchanges through MANGA.

2. Prize

(1) The Gold Award of the Tenth International MANGA Award will be given to the best MANGA work and the Silver Award will be given to three other excellent works.

(2) The Gold Award and the Silver Award winners will be invited to Japan on the occasion of the award ceremony for around 10 days as an extra prize (exclude the fine work winners).

For more inquiries, please access: http://www.manga-award.jp/info/index.php?lng=2&id=5

Download:  JFM Anniversary Logo Contest Guidelines


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: JFM 20th Year Anniversary Logo Making Contest

The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) announces the call for submission of entries to its 20th Year Anniversary Logo Making Contest. Acceptance of entries will begin on April 1, 2016.

In its continuing effort to promote cultural and intellectual exchange and collaboration, JFM celebrates 20 years of presence in the Philippines. Hence, JFM invites anyone of Filipino citizenship at age 18 or above to design a logo in celebration of its 20th Year Anniversary that will embody the significant contribution of the organization in cultivating a shared and friendly culture between Japan and the Philippines through arts, culture, education and language.

Interested applicants should download the Guidelines with Entry Form (download links below). Up to a maximum of three (3) designs is allowed for each participant. Submit your completed entry form with your designs to jfm.anniversary20@gmail.com. Submissions with no completed entry form will not be accepted. Deadline of submissions is April 30, 2016. No late entries will be entertained.

Only one entry will be chosen as winner whom JFM will contact through email. The winner will receive a gift check - dinner for two at a reputable Japanese restaurant and will be awarded during the Anniversary Reception of JFM on June 18, 2016.

For inquiries, send an email to jfm.anniversary20@gmail.com.


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