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Cultural events lined up for PHL-Japan friendship month

5 July 2011

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Cultural events lined up for PHL-Japan friendship month

A series of cultural events have been lined up this July to mark 55 years of “long-standing warm friendship and cooperation” between the Philippines and Japan.

The Japanese Embassy said it has partnered with Japan Foundation Manila and other groups in organizing the events for Philippines-Japan Friendship Month.

“(The Philippines-Japan Friendship Month) is celebrated in the month of July to commemorate the designation of July 23 as Philippines-Japan Friendship Day in the Golden Jubilee Celebration of the diplomatic relationship between the two countries in 2006,” it said.

The events will showcase the best of Japanese cinema, energetic J-Music (Japanese music) performances by budding Filipino performers and musicians, the icons of Japanese anime and manga, contemporary Japanese music, and traditional Japanese festival.

The events include:

 

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Via GMA News

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