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APAF-Asian Performing Arts Forum

Project overview

The Asian Performing Arts Festival aims to contribute to the promotion of the arts and culture in Asia through international joint production and presentation of works of performing arts and the interchange among those involved.

Expected results

  1. Promotion of Asian performing arts and cultural exchange
  2. Enhanced standard of performing arts in Asia
  3. Serve as a platform for bringing Asian performing arts works to the global market

Activities to date

FY Description (host city) Participating cities, countries/regions (number of cities, countries/regions)
2002 1st Asian Performing Arts Festival (Tokyo)Beijing, Delhi, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Metropolitan Manila, Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo (8)
2003 2nd Asian Performing Arts Festival (Delhi) Beijing, Delhi, Seoul, Tokyo (4)
2004 3rd Asian Performing Arts Festival (Hanoi) Bangkok (observer city), Beijing, Hanoi, Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo (6)
2006 4th Asian Performing Arts Festival (Taipei) Delhi, Metropolitan Manila, Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo (5)
2007 5th Asian Performing Arts Festival
(Asian Performing Arts Festival Showcase 2007)
(Metropolitan Manila)
Delhi, Hanoi, Metropolitan Manila, Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo (6)
2008 6th Asian Performing Arts Festival (Seoul) Bangkok (observer city), Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo (6)
2009 7th Asian Performing Arts Festival (Tokyo) Hanoi, Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo (4)
2010 Asian Performing Arts Festival 2010 (8th) (Tokyo) Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo (3)
2011 Asian Performing Arts Festival 2011 (9th) (Tokyo) Hanoi, Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo (4)
2012 Asian Performing Arts Festival 2012 (10th) (Tokyo) Delhi, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Metropolitan Manila, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Taipei,
Tokyo, Ulaanbaatar (10)
2013 Asian Performing Arts Festival 2013 (11th) (Tokyo) Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Metropolitan Manila, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei,
Tokyo (9)
2014 Asian Performing Arts Festival 2014 (12th) (Tokyo) Bangkok, Beijing, Hanoi, Metropolitan Manila, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei, Tokyo, Tomsk,
Yangon (10)
2015 Asian Performing Arts Festival 2015 (13th) (Tokyo) Germany, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, Japan (9)
2016 Asian Performing Arts Forum 2016 (14th) China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan (9)
2017 APAF-Asian Performing Arts Forum 2017
(15th)
Vietnam, China, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan (9)

For additional details

APAF-Asian Performing Arts Forum website

Contact

Management Section International Affairs Division Office of the Governor for Policy Planning
03-5388-2222 03-5388-2222
03-5388-1215