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Japan Film & Music Festival returns to Mumbai amidst a Cultural

The Japan Film & Music Festival returns to Mumbai after a three-year hiatus; the imaginative show will travel around the country

Mumbai, 12th November: The 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations
between Japan and India,JAPAN FILM & MUSIC launched by the Japan Foundation
FESTIVAL at PVR ICON, Infiniti Mall, Andheri, Versova with cultural program, and
attractions like a Special Mini-Cosplay Performance by Kedar Pandit, Tejal Mulik, Kevin
Christopher Rodricks, Surya Sreenivasan, and Sagarika on November 11th.


The Japan Film & Music Festival returns to Mumbai after a three-year hiatus; the imaginative
show will travel around the country, highlighting adorable shows like the recorded concerts


of RADWIMPS, a famous rock band of Japan from their world premiere of ‘FOREVER IN THE DAZE TOUR 2021-2022’ along with ‘Your Name. Orchestra Concert’.

The Japan Film
& Music Festival will also showcase Makoto Shinkai’s animated movies including ‘Weathering With You, ‘Your Name.’, ‘The Garden of Words, ‘Children Who Chase Lost Voices, ‘5 Centimeters per Second’ and ‘The Place Swore in Our Early Days.


The opening ceremony marked the start of the film festival in Mumbai from November 11 th to
13 th along with the venue partner, PVR Cinemas.

The festival is slated to move around the
country, Chennai from November 25-27 th and Bengaluru from December 9-11 the .

The tickets
have been available through PVR Cinemas from October 19 th onwards.The cultural evening was attended by Dr. Fukahori Yasukata, Consul-General of Japan in Mumbai and Mr. Thomas D’Souza, Senior Vice-President, Programming, PVR Cinemas, also felicitated the Consul General of Japan. The festival in Mumbai is working with


Spawake, Japan’s original cosmetic brand as the local partner for the entire film & music festival schedule. Speaking at the occasion, Dr. Fukahori Yasukata, Consul-General of Japan in Mumbai said “It’s indeed fitting that in the year in which we are observing the 70 th anniversary of India


and Japan’s diplomatic relations, it’s culture again which is strengthening the bonds between the two great nations. Our two countries are natural partners with not only a shared history but also deep people-to-people exchanges as well as collaboration in the fields of economy
and security.”
Mr. Koji SatoDirector General of Japan Foundation New Delhi, remarked “JapanThe film and Music Festival this year is part of the Japan Foundation’s continuing efforts in promoting cultural exchanges between Japan and India. The festival this year will showcase the best in entertainment that Japan has to offer, for Indian viewers.

People can get a peep into Japanese culture through this musical and visual extravaganza which will also feature
music from RADWIMPS- the rock band which has been repeatedly awarded for their
exceptional soundtracks.”

Speaking on occasion, Mr Thomas D’Souza Senior Vice-President, Programming, PVR Cinemas said, “It’s indeed our privilege to host the Japan film & music festival across the cities of India, and PVR Cinemas is the perfect platform to view this curated selection of Japanese cinema, which has already earned world fame. We promise viewers a delightful PVR experience when they visit the premises. I motivate all to visit our website to check
on the screening schedules and book their tickets.”

About the Japan Foundation


The Japan Foundation is Japan’s only association dedicated to carrying out comprehensive
international cultural exchange programs throughout the world. With the objective of
deepening mutual discernment between the people of Japan and other countries/regions, our various activities and information services create opportunities for interpersonal
interactions.
The Japan Foundation has a global network consisting of the Tokyo headquarters, the Kyoto The Japan Foundation develops programs in three different fields — arts and
Japanese Language education overseas, cultural exchange, , and Japanese studies and intellectual exchange.
Office, 2 Japanese-language institutes, and 25 overseas offices in 24 countries. The Japan Foundation New Delhi was officially founded in January 1994 and has been bringing out the Foundation’s programs since then. bringing
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