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Director's Message


As the summer heat starts to cool down and hazy air gives way to a clearer sky, JCC is heating up with the excitement of celebrating our 10th Anniversary!

The Singapore Bunraku Steering Committee presents “Love and Mercy: Into the World of Bunraku” to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of JCC this month at Drama Centre Theatre (DCT)! Bunraku is one of the most refined forms of traditional Japanese arts and has been designated as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. We hope that this performance will inspire the Singaporean audience and nurture a better understanding of Japan and Japanese culture. The information of the tickets for the Bunraku Performance can be found here: https://www.sistic.com.sg/events/bunraku1019

We are also pleased to host a special lecture and demonstration of Bunraku at JCC on 22 October by the professional artisans who are performing in the Bunraku Performance at DCT. Do not miss this rare chance to get the first-hand experience of Bunraku from skilful performers from Japan.

In October, the exclusive exhibition to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of JCC is held in cooperation with Manga Designers Lab at JCC. Significant events of JCC from the past decade are on display on a unique ‘moving manga design panel.’ This exhibition will serve as a perfect opportunity for both long-time supporters of JCC and new friends of JCC to appreciate our past events and get to know us better!

Please do sign up to be a Friend of JCC or follow us on our Facebook page to keep up to date with us! We have recently joined Instagram as well, so please add us on @japancreativecentre for behind-the-scenes glimpses into our activities and events. The Embassy of Japan’s Facebook page has also started posting regularly on topics that may be of interest to our Friends of JCC as well.

We look forward to celebrating our 10th Anniversary with you at our events!

Akiko Sugita
Director, Japan Creative Centre (JCC)
Embassy of Japan in Singapore

5th October 2019

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Japan Creative Centre

4 Nassim Road, Singapore 258372
+65 6737 0434 / jcc@sn.mofa.go.jp
Nearest parking at Orchard Hotel & Delphi Orchard