Supporting Japan-related programs in European Capitals of Culture

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Background to the Establishment

European Capital of Culture Antwerp 1993 was the occasion for a request by the government of Belgium for Japanese participation in the events of that year, and EU-Japan Fest Japan Committee was formed with the support of prominent members of the business community and EU member country ambassadors to Japan.

Founded November 1992
Objectives To support the transnational activities of community members and artists involved in service of regional communities and social responsibility and to contribute to the development of healthy societies.
Activity Programs carried out jointly by Japanese and European persons or organizations that comply with the Fundamental Activities Policy of the EU-Japan Fest Japan Committee. Status: Non-profit organization・NGO
Status Non-profit organization・NGO
Partner institutions European Capital of Culture, European national ministries of culture, and other
Operating budget sources
European Commission, national governments, local governments,other
(1) Fundraising by the EU-Japan Fest Japan Committee
(2) Private funds from associations of culture and the arts, public grants, crowdfunding, other
Address 3F-2-6-10 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083 Japan
Tel.:+81 3-3288-5516
Fax.:+81 3-3288-1775
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