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Posted by Shiso TH STAFF Friday, November 6, 2015

'Cool Japan' and 'Visit Japan' joint event, JAPAN WEEKEND to be held in Thailand


The Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) in collaboration with Japan External Trade Operation (JETRO), Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Manga Festival Executive Committee, Japan Tourism Agency, and Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) are jointly holding the second JAPAN WEEKEND event in Bangkok, Thailand.

This year, the 
three events, JETRO and RIAJ's music centric event assisting the international spread of Japanese creative contents, "J POP Signature � J-Music LAB 2015 in Bangkok", the Ministry of Economy, and the Trade and Industry Manga Festival Executive Committee's event with its purpose to assist the promotion and business for Japanese manga, "Manga Festival in Thailand", and Japan Tourism Agency and JNTO's event aiming to promote travel to Japan, "Visit Japan FIT Travel Fair 2015 Winter", are being held concurrently in the same general area with aim to push forward the "Cool Japan" and" Visit Japan" initiatives in a collective "all-Japan" effort.

Overview of each JAPAN WEEKEND event:

J POP Signature � J-Music LAB 2015 in Bangkok 

1. Date: November 7, 2015

2. Venue(s): Centra Grand Hotel (Business meeting session), Novotel Bangkok on Siam 

Square (live music showcase)

3. Sponsored by: Japan External Trade Operation (JETRO) and Recording Industry 

Association of Japan (RIAJ)

4. Contents: Business meeting session between Japanese music companies and local Thai 

companies. Live music showcase by Japanese artists.

5. Performing music artists: Akamaru?Dash, Yui Makino, ChouCho

MANGA Festival in Thailand

1. Date(s): November 6, 7 & 8, 2015

2. Venue: Eden II in Central World

3. Sponsored by: Manga Festival Executive Committee, Ministry of Economy, Trade and 


4. Content: The promoting of Japanese "manga" in Thailand and business meetings 

between Japanese and Thai publishers.

Visit Japan FIT Travel Fair 2015 Winter 

1. Date(s): November 6, 7 & 8, 2015

2. Royal Paragon Hall 3 in Siam Paragon

3. Sponsored by: Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)

4. Supported by: Japan Tourism Agency

5. Content: Exhibitions from local governments, travel agencies, etc. promoting Japanese

tourism. Business seminar and business meetings for/with local Thai travel agencies and 


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