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Performing Arts Japan for Europe (PAJ Europe) 2010 – 2011 grant program is open to call for applications (until October 16, 2009)
 Performing Arts Japan for Europe (PAJ Europe) grant program aims to support efforts of European-based arts organizations (festivals, theaters, presenters, etc.) that seek to introduce outstanding Japanese performing arts to local audiences in Europe.
  Applications are now being accepted for 2010-2011 grants under this program (for the period from 1 April 2010 to 30 June 2011). The secretariat office of PAJ Europe is the Japan Cultural Institute in Paris (Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris). Application guidelines and the application form can be downloaded from the website as below.

Program Objectives:
(1) To support the proper introduction of carefully selected Japanese performing arts with evenly planned geographic coverage in Europe.
(2) To assist well-envisioned Europe-Japan collaborative projects during the creational phases of new works.
(3) To encourage educational forums in addition to performances (e.g. workshops and artist-in-resident activities, to introduce European audiences to Japanese performing arts in the context of their history, culture and development.

Qualified Areas:
Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Monaco, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the U.K, Vatican City

Application Deadline:
Until October 16, 2009
*Application guidelines and the application form can be downloaded from the following website:
http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/culture/perform/oversea/paj_europe.html

Inquires and applications sent to:
The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris (Maison de la culture du Japon a` Paris/The Japan Foundation)
Mr. Yasuhiro KOBAYASHI
101 bis, quai Branly, 75740 Paris Cedex 15, France
Phone: 33-1-44-37-95-00
Fax: 33-1-44-37-95-15
Email: pajeurope@mcjp.asso.fr
http://www.jpf.go.jp/mcjp/index.html
http://www.mcjp.asso.fr/

Or, your nearest Japan Foundation offices in Europe (Rome, Cologne, London, Budapest)
http://www.jpf.go.jp/world/en/europe.html#a
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