The Japan Foundation, Manila locally offers grants to support activities which promote and deepen understanding of Japan, its language and culture, as well activities which encourage cultural exchange between the Philippines and Japan. Read about our grantees below:


House2HouseSeptember 14-19, 2020Organized by Mycs Villolo in cooperation with Padyak PH and Heero Curated Shop Some of the finest dancers, choreographers and musicians from Japan

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WifiBody [Virtual Bodies] 2020

WifiBody [Virtual Bodies] 2020August 2020Presented by the Contemporary Dance Network Manila This solo-duet dance competition redefined creative space online. The winners were announced via Zoom

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The Virgin Labfest 2020: KAPIT

The Virgin Labfest 2020: KAPITJune 10-28, 2020Presented by the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Tanghalang Pilipino and Writer’s Bloc. Virgin Labfest (VLF), the biggest annual

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You ART Not Alone

You ART Not Alone June-July 2020 Presented by Bonifacio Arts Foundation, Inc. (BAFI) BGC Art Center’s “You ART Not Alone” Collaborative quarantine art projects include

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