News 2019

The Nippon Foundation Chairman Awarded Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun in First Reiwa Era Decorations

Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of the Nippon Foundation, was decorated with the Grand Cordon of the Order

Notice regarding Golden Week holidays

The Nippon Foundation will be closed from Saturday, April 27, to Monday, May 6, 2019. We apologize fo

The Nippon Foundation Para Athlete Scholarship Presentation Ceremony

The Nippon Foundation Para Athlete Scholarship program aims to cultivate athletes with disabilities

$1 Million Donation to Promote Japan – China Ties

The Nippon Foundation has received a $1 million (approximately ¥1.1 billion) donation from Channing B

A Different Approach to Japanese History

An internal seminar for The Nippon Foundation staff was held at the Foundation’s headquarters in To

Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds

The 11th installment of the Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds, launched by The Nippon Foundation in Oc

Collecting Donations for Peace Museum to Convey History of War

The Nippon Foundation is asking for documents related to the Battle of Imphal and has begun accepting

Unique Partnership Generates Excitement in Young People’s District

A Bunraku oneri was held along Takeshita-dori in Harajuku, Tokyo, on March 8, creating a buzz of ex

Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds

The results of the ninth installment of the Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds, launched by The Nippon

Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds

The results of the seventh installment of the Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds, launched by The Nippo

Joint Project by Ministry of the Environment and The Nippon Foundation

Minister of the Environment Yoshiaki Harada and The Nippon Foundation Chairman Yohei Sasakawa annou

The Nippon Foundation “The Power of Sports Photography” Exhibition

The Nippon Foundation and Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward are jointly holding The Power of Sports Photography ex

“Nippon Bunraku at Meiji Shrine” Announced

A Nippon Bunraku performance held at Ise Shrine in March 2017 The Nippon Foundation held a press c

Tokyo 2020 Official Contributor Agreement Signed

The Nippon Foundation on February 9 concluded an agreement with the Tokyo Organising Committee of t

Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds

The results of the fifth installment of the Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds, launched by The Nippon

Redesign of The Nippon Foundation’s Official Website

The Nippon Foundation’s official website has undergone a complete redesign. Smartphones are increa

Global Appeal 2019 Launched from New Delhi, India

The Nippon Foundation, with the endorsement of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), this year

Global Youth Nikkei Research Project

The Nippon Foundation will conduct research on young adult Nikkei (Japanese emigrants and their desce

The Nippon Foundation Chairman Yohei Sasakawa Awarded Gandhi Peace Prize

Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of The Nippon Foundation, was notified by the Government of India on January

“Billion Yen Meeting Supported by The Nippon Foundation” Airs from January 15

The Nippon Foundation and Abema TV, Inc. have jointly launched a new, regular program on the video st