“Japan Cultural Envoy Forum 2016” on March 7

This year's “Japan Cultural Envoy Forum” is going to be held in United Nations University on Monday, March 7.

In this forum, four envoys who finished their terms either in FY2014 or FY2015 will give a talk about their experiences as a Japan Cultural Envoy, with using visual materials or giving a short performance of their own skills. You will learn what “Japan Cultural Envoy” is all about and how each of them faced the challenge of cultural exchange abroad through this forum.

Date and Time: Monday, March 7, 2016 at 2 PM (Doors open at 1:30 PM)
Venue: United Nations University (5-53-70 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo)
Presenter: 【Japan Cultural Envoy】

  • Ryoko AOKI (Noh Performer)
  • Akiko SAKURAI (Biwa Player)
  • Naoyuki YANAGIHARA (The School of Kinsa, Yanagihara School of Traditional Japanese Cuisine)
  • Tsunao YAMAI (Noh Actor in Komparu School)


【Moderator and Speech】

  • Robert CAMPBELL(Professor of Japanese Literature, Department of Comparative Literature and Culture, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan)

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