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Arts Council Tokyo FY2017 Program Line-Up Announced

As well as enhancing grant programs, Arts Council Tokyo will run the Tokyo Cultural Program*1 in the lead-up to 2020, seeking to ensure that everyone can take part in and enjoy events that utilize not...


Announcement to hold MOT Satellite 2017 SPRING - by the deep rivers

Here and there in Kiyosumi-shirakawa–colorful MOT events of all kinds! Over 20 years have passed since Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT) first opened. In that time, the Kiyosumi-shirakawa a...


The additional programs of traditional culture experience programs for foreign visitors announced

Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture) offers short programs in which foreign visitors can easily experience the traditional culture at tourist attractions in Tokyo...


Announcement to hold Tokyo 2020 Cultural Olympiad Kickoff Event

Tokyo Metropolitan Government, The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020), Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture) and Mitsui Fu...


Traditional Culture Program: Decision to hold new traditional culture experience program for foreigners in 2016

We inform you of the additional short programs that offer foreign visitors the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of traditional culture and performing arts around tourist attractions in Tokyo....


Cultural Projects in Rio de Janeiro: TOKYO Caravan, TURN, and TOHOKU & TOKYO in RIO

Since FY2015, Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Arts Council Tokyo have been engaged in the Leading Project, which serves as the lead-in to the Cultural Program of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympi...


Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony 2016

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture) are organizing Japanese traditional culture programs with the aim of introducing world-...


TOKYO SHINTORA MATSURI to be Shintora-Dori Avenue’s First Major Event

The TOKYO SHINTORA MATSURI Executive Committee today announced that it would hold a major festival, the TOKYO SHINTORA MATSURI, along Tokyo’s Shintora-dori Avenue on November 19 to 20. As the first ma...


Arts Council Tokyo Traditional Culture Program: Announcement of FY2016 Lineup

The Arts Council Tokyo holds a wide variety of innovative new projects and programs for easy access and enjoyment of authentic traditional culture and performing arts. These programs are intended for ...


Arts Council Tokyo FY2016 Program Line-Up Announced

Arts Council Tokyo is going to enhance its existing projects and roll out a diverse array of programs that will boost Tokyo’s appeal and be enjoyed by a multitude of participants ahead of the launch o...

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