JFM in 2013

Akemashite omedetou!

2013 has been an interesting and busy year for JF Manila.  Aside from the yearly events such as Nihongo Fiesta and Philippines-Japan Friendship Month, JFM also presented events to celebrate the 40th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation.

Here are the some of the events in 2013:


“Tohoku: Through the Eyes of Japanese Photographers” Exhibit held last January 30 to March 17, 2013 at the National Museum of the Philippines.


“Uchusentai NOIZ Concert” held last February 23, 2013 at the SM City North EDSA Sky Dome during the Nihongo Fiesta 2013.


“Time of Mime 2” featuring Iimuro Naoki held at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (CCP Little Theater) last February 27 and 28, 2013.


Pantomime Workshop with Mr. Iimuro at the Tanghalang Huseng Batute (CCP Studio Theater) last March 1, 2013.

Oshaberi Salon: Let's make "Nihongo Friends Book" (May 3, 2013)

Oshaberi Salon: Let’s make “Nihongo Friends Book” (May 3, 2013)


Filipino dancer, Mia Cabalfin during the “Eiga Sai 2013” Opening Ceremony held at The Atrium, Shangri-La Plaza Mall last July 3, 2013.


“unit asia Concert with Noel Cabangon” at the Music Museum last July 9, 2013.


“Ukiyo-e: Art and Tradition” Exhibit Opening at the Museo Pambata last July 17, 2013.


Printmaking Workshop for Kids by the Printmakers Association of the Philippines (PAP) last August 3, 2013 at the Museo Pambata.


“Iza Kaeru! Caravan” held in Marikina City from August 2 to 3, 2013.


“Restaurant of Many Orders” by the Hiroshi Koike Bridge Project held last October 16, 2013 at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (CCP Little Theater).


“Media/ Art Kitchen: Sensorium” Exhibit held at the Ayala Museum from November 7 to 24, 2013 featuring works such as “Mapping” by Fairuz Sulaiman (Malaysia).


“Biya” by Manny Montelibano (Philippines)


WSK.FM Radio at the Green Papaya Art Projects.


Performance by Tetsuya Umeda in 413 Escolta.

Oshaberi Salon: Making your own Nihongo Christmas Card (November 22, 2013)

Oshaberi Salon: Let’s make “Nihongo Christmas Card” (November 22, 2013)

It has been a memorable year for JFM with all the new projects and collaborations.  Looking forward to more exciting events in 2014.


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