PAJ Europe



Performing Arts Japan Program for Europe (PAJ Europe) was star­ted by the Japan Foundation in 2006 to revi­ta­lize and faci­li­tate the exchange bet­ween lea­ding artists in Europe and Japan. The main fea­ture of this scheme is that this grant will be made avai­la­ble to those orga­ni­sers based in Europe who are plan­ning to orga­nise Japan rela­ted per­for­ming arts pro­jects. The appli­ca­tions will be scree­ned by an annually appoin­ted panel of advi­sors who are spe­cia­lists in the area of per­for­ming arts in Europe. Successful appli­cants will receive grants as part of the cost of imple­men­ting their pro­ject.

Application Schedule

Deadline for appli­ca­tions is October 31st, 2018. The appli­ca­tions must be recei­ved by mail October 31st, 2018 at the Japan Foundation office assi­gned to your coun­try as stated below.

U.K. (Applications from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden and the U.K.)
The Japan Foundation, London
Lion Court, 25 Procter Street
London, WC1V 6NY

United Kingdom
TEL : 44-20-3102-5020
FAX : 44-20-3102-5022

France (Andorra, Belgium, France, Luxembourg and Monaco)
Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris (The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris (The Japan Foundation)) 
101 bis, quai Branly
75740 Paris Cedex 15, France
TEL : 33-1-44-37-95-00
FAX : 33-1-44-37-95-15

Italy (Albania, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta, San Marino and Vatican City)
Istituto Giapponese di Cultura (The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome (The Japan Foundation)) Via Antonio Gramsci 74
00197 Roma, Italia (Italy)
TEL : 39-06-322-4754 / 39-06-322-4794 
FAX : 39-06-322-2165

Germany (Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, the Netherlands and Switzerland)
Japanisches Kulturinstitut (The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne (The Japan Foundation))
Universitätsstraße 98, 50674 Köln
Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Germany)
TEL : 49-221-9405580
FAX : 49-221-9405589

Hungary (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech, Croatia, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia)
The Japan Foundation, Budapest
Aradi u. 8-10, Budapest 1026, Hungary
TEL : 36-1-214-0775 / 36-1-214-40776
FAX : 36-1-214-0778

Spain (Portugal and Spain)
The Japan Foundation, Madrid
Calle Almagro 5, 4ª planta, 28010 Madrid Spain
TEL : 34-91-310-1538
FAX : 34-91-308-7314

The panel of Advisors for the Japan Foundation PAJ Europe will assess all applications and make their recommendations. Based on these recommendations, the final selection of grantees will be made by the Japan Foundation. Applicants will be informed of the final result in April 2019.


For more infor­ma­tion about eli­gi­bi­li­ties, assess­ment cri­te­ria and etc, please read the gui­de­line atta­ched above. List of grant awar­dees of PAJ Europe 2018-2019 and wide range of infor­ma­tion about per­for­ming arts in Japan are avai­la­ble online at :http://www.per­for­min­