• The Japan Foundation, Manila conducts a wide range of activities in introducing the different facets of Japanese culture. Activities/projects that deepen the understanding and appreciation of Japan include invitations extended to different cultural groups; workshops on human exchange programs that are directed towards personnel development and self-reliance are also undertaken.

      • Kirié Workshop and Exhibit at the Japan Foundation Office

        The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) is bringing another fascinating traditional Japanese art workshop to Manila this May. Kirié isthe traditional Japanese paper cutting art of depicting scenery, plants and animals by cutting paper precisely and skillfully with a knife. The Kirie Paper Cutting Art Workshopby Mr. Shu Kubowill be held on May 25 (Friday) from 2:00 – 4:00 pm and on May 26 (Saturday) from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm and from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at the Japan Foundation Manila.


      • Omnilogue: A Roundtable - Shihoko Iida, Azusa Hashimoto and J Pacena

        Date: May 21, 2012 (7:00pm)

        Venue: 98B Cubao, Quezon City

        A roundtable discussion by curators Azusa Hashimoto, Shihoko Iida and Jaime Pacena II will be held on 98B on 21 May (Monday) at 7 pm.

        Hashimoto, Iida and Pacena will discuss cu-curatorial engagement with Omnilogue, a series of exhibitions on Japanese contemporary art from 2011 to 2013, followed by brief presentations of their individual projects. Under the auspices of the Japan Foundation’s JENESYS (Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youth) Program for Creators, the project initiated the...

      • A Feast of Traditional Japanese Sweets

        Satisfy your sweet tooth in this year’s Nihongo Fiesta as the Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) brings to Manila three Japanese pastry chefs to give Filipinos a unique look into the food artistry behind traditional Japanese sweets or wagashi.

        Wagashi: Japanese Traditional Confectionary Lecture/Demonstration will be held at the Atrium of The Podium (18 ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City) on February 18 (Saturday) from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm.

        Typically served with tea, wagashi is a traditional Japanese confectionery made with mochi, azuki bean paste and...

      • “Addressing the K to 1`2 Curricular Enhancement in Philippine Education”

        Date: January 19-21, 2012 Venue: Sison Auditorium, Lingayen, Pangasinan

        An international conference – workshop that will enable the participants – basic education practitioners, researches, teachers, graduate students and other education stakeholders to contribute new knowledge, ideas and innovations for quality education.

        The project aims to ensure the teachers’ capability and continuing development to successfully and productively achieve the goals for learning and teaching for K to 12 innovation; it will also provide working knowledge and information on global practices and perspectives.

        For details, please contact : guroformation@yahoo.com...

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