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Japan Film & Music Festival returns to Chennai

Japan Film & Music Festival returns to Chennai

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and India, the Japan Foundation launched the JAPAN FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL at PVR SPI Escape, Express Avenue Mall with a cultural program, and attractions like a Special Mini-Cosplay Performance by the cosplayers’ team ‘Akai Akuma from the house of shogunate on November 25, 2022.

The Japan Film& Music Festival showcased 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 Promised in Our Early Days.’The opening ceremony marked the start of the film festival in Chennai from November 25th to 27thalong with the venue partner, PVR Cinemas. 

70th anniversary of India and Japan’s

The festival is slated to move to the last destination, Bengaluru from December 9-11th. The cultural evening was attended by, Mr. TAGA Masayuki, Consul-General of Japan in Chennai, who said “It’s indeed fitting that in the year in which we are observing the 70th anniversary of India and Japan’s diplomatic relations, it’s culture again which is strengthening the bonds between the two great nations.

Director General of Japan Foundation New Delhi, Mr. Koji Sato, remarked “We are happy to come back to Chennai after 3 years. Japanese Film Festival (JFF) is part of the Japan Foundation’s continuing efforts in promoting cultural exchanges between Japan and India