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Suki Newsletter
SUKI NEWSLETTER
SUKI is published 3-times a year by the Japan Foundation Manila to make up-to-date information to individuals and organizations interested in Japanese Studies and International Culture Exchange.
Merienda Newsletter
MERIENDA NEWSLETTER

MERIENDA is published 2-times a year by the Japan Foundation Manila to make up-to-date information to Filipino Nihongo Teachers, individuals and organizations interested in Japanese Studies.

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The Japan Foundation, Manila carries out different types of arts exchange programs in its misison to deepen mutual understanding between Japan and the Philippines.
 
 

Japanese Ceramics in the 17th Century: A Lecture and Exhibition

“Japanese Ceramics in the 17th Century: A Lecture and Exhibition”

Date: February 15 – March 25, 2011 (Exhibition) / Feb. 15 – 17, 2011 (Lecture by Dr. Takenori Nogami from the Arita Folk and History Museum in Japan)

Venue: University of San Carlos Museum, Arthur Dingman Bldg., University of San Carlos, P. Del Rosario St., Cebu City

The project aims to present the connection between Japan and Cebu in the 17th Century through a lecture and exhibition of Japanese ceramics recovered from excavations in Boljoon, Cebu and Plaza Independencia in Cebu City.

For details, please contact : The University of San Carlos Museum at museum@usc.edu.ph / jerbersales@usc.edu.ph or tel. # 032-253-1000 loc. 191 .

Animahenasyon Festival 2011
NEGADON © Jun Awazu / CoMix Wave Films

Japanese Anime Director to be featured at the Artists Talk
5th Animahenasyon Festival on November 22

The Japan Foundation, Manila and the Animation Council of the Philippines, Inc. present an artist’s talk and interaction on contemporary Japanese anime film by renowned Japanese director, Jun Awazu, on November 22 (Tuesday, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm) at the International Centre of Information Technology Education (ICITE) Auditorium, Eastwood, Quezon City.

For more information, inquiries and reservations, please contact the Japan Foundation, Manila through telephone numbers 811~6155 to 58, or email@jfmo.org.ph, or visit the website at http://www.jfmo.org.ph or http://www.animahenasyon.com.

Manga Realities Poster

Kakekashi 架け橋: Two Cultures, One Perspective
Call for entries for a photography contest

The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) is inviting all photography enthusiasts to submit their creative work that will paint a thousand words for the theme “KAKEHASHI  架け橋: Two cultures, One perspective.”

Capture two worlds in a single shot. Undeniably apparent – over the years, Japanese culture has been assimilated into Philippine society. It may manifest subtly, like how some Filipinos, particularly the youth, nonchalantly flash the “peace” sign when posing for the camera. Very Japanese, yes – and Filipino at the same time. It could also come loud and screaming– as when cosplay enthusiasts get together to bring to life Japanese animation and game characters, or in the form of those kawaii cat characters or kakkoii sentai heroes painted on the exterior of the jeepneys.

Japan: Kingdom of Characters Exhibit Poster

The Best of Anime 2011
(September 17 and 18, 2011)
Function room 4 and 5, 3rd Level SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia complex Pasay City

A 2-day event on September 17 and 18, 2011 at Function room 4 and 5 located at the 3rd Level SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia complex Pasay City featuring anime rooms display, cosplay, concerts, video games, contest and fun activities. The event is organized by the Primetrade Asia, Incorporated in partnership with the Japan Foundation, Manila.

For inquiries, please contact Ms. Czarina Punzalan at (+632) 895-2966 or 614-0439 of the Primetrade Asia, Inc. or visit their website www.primetradeasia.com or the Japan Foundation, Manila through telephone numbers 811~6155 to 58, email@jfmo.org.ph.

Manga Realities
Manga Realities: The Art of Japanese Comics
(Ayala Museum, Aug. 16 – Oct. 2)

The exhibition runs from August 16 (Tuesday) to October 2 (Sunday) at the Ground Floor Gallery and at the Glass Lane and Luna and Amorsolo Rooms at the Third Floor of the Ayala Museum showcasing nine manga artists and their works including Ninomiya Tomoko (Nodame Cantabile); Harold Sakuishi (BECK: Mongolian Chop Squad); Asano Inio (Solanin);  Anno Moyoco (Sugar Sugar Rune ); Igarashi Daisuke (Children of the Sea); Kuramochi Fusako (Five Minutes from the Station); Kyo Machiko (Sennen-Gaho); Matsumoto Taiyo (No. 5); and Wakaki Tamiki (The World God Only Knows).

Manga Realities: Exploring the Art of Japanese Manga Today is presented by Ayala Foundation and the Japan Foundation; additional support is provided by Lyric Piano and Organ, Acer and Via Mare.