Support of the EU-Japan Fest Japan CommitteeSupport
The support is not only offered to the host city during its title year; but also for the continuing programs of past host cities and for the preparatory activities of future host cities.
We support for arts and cultural activities related to past, present, and future European Capitals of Culture.
Research Travel Grant for Projects
Travel support for research and practical meetings to realize a program.
Get Connected with the local partner in ECoC City
Project ideas come from dialogue. First, get connected with local partners in the European Capital of Culture. The local side will also search for Japanese artists with whom they can collaborate on the portfolio site “MeetUpECoC! We encourage that you register your artist information on the website.
Once the schedule to visit the local partner in the ECoC city is confirmed, please contact the EU-Japan Fest Japan Committee for application form.
Face-to-Face meetings in Japan or in Europe enable your partner to deepen understanding of your activity, while establishing a strong relationship to realize the project.
Participate in the ECoC
Participate in projects in the European Capital of Culture and continue your activities toward the future.
Mobility Support “Passport Program”
Support for sustainable exchange activities started from the title year of ECoC.
Select your inspection partner
Passport Program can be applied as a support for travel expenses to visit/invite you the partner to visit your event or city to gain first-hand experience of activity. Seeing programs and participating in workshop are the best way to get to know each other. Let the partners, with whom you wish to collaborate, see your activities in-person!
Once the schedule of inviting local partner is confirmed, please contact the EU-Japan Fest Japan Committee for the application form.
Further deepen mutual understanding between artist and local partner, and execute the program. Passport Program can be applied for by the artists themselves when they go to see the activity of the local partner.
Support for the projects organized by the European Capital of Culture(ECoC) of the year, the continued/developed/derived projects from the past ECoCs, and preparation projects for the future ECoCs.