Performing Arts Japan (PAJ) Programme for Europe

The Japan Foundation supports performing arts activities in the UK and Europe through the following grant programmes:

Performing Arts Japan (PAJ) Programme for Europe

This annual grant programme is designed to provide financial assistance to UK and other European organisers such as festivals, theatres, or arts promotion companies who are planning Japan related performing arts projects in this country or other European countries.

There are two grant categories: Touring Grant and Collaboration Grant.

TOURING GRANT: assists the final presentation stage of Japan-related performing arts projects in which the Japanese artist is included in the tour at multiple locations in Europe.

COLLABORATION GRANT: assists the development stage of a project in which Japanese and European artists work collaboratively in order to create a new work that has the potential of being developed into a touring project in the future.

Application Deadline: 31 October 2019
Notification of Results: April 2020 (TBC)

Please click here to view the programme guidelines.

For further information, and to discuss eligibility and the application procedure, please contact Junko Takekawa, Senior Arts Programme Officer.

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